Women veterans -- United States
Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:
This photograph album documents the early days of the Women in the Air Force Program including some of the earliest African American WAF. The photographs mostly document the trainees in San Antonio, Texas and Lackland Air Force Base and shows the women working and training around the base. There are also photographs of the women during their free time enjoying activities on and off base including trips to the Alamo, Riverwalk, and the Continental Divide.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 27 January 1999; various photographs of Anderton's WAVES service, 1943-1946; correspondence with her mother, 14 August and 13 September 1945.
This collection consists of approximately 30 pieces of correspondence during 1943 between Bachman and Miss Cecil De Long of Wapakoneta, Ohio. The letters indicate that Bachman and De Long had a romantic relationship.
This collection contains various military items related to Catherine Ann Bennett including a 1974 cap, a flight suit "zimmer", navy blue jacket with pins, photographs, and papers.
Included in this collection are a 2015 oral history interview, military papers, correspondence, photographs, artifacts, and uniforms. Much of the material in the collection focuses on her time in Meridian, Mississippi and Sasebo, Japan.
Elizabeth "Betsy" Summer Blee (b. 1951) served in Ground Supply and as a Mess Officer in the Marine Corps from 1975-1981, and in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1981-1997. Included are her papers, artifacts and pictures from her time in the military, largely focusing on the 1970s.
The Deborah Elizabeth Branson Papers date from 1970-2016, with the bulk from 1990-1993. The majority of items in the collection are related to issues about concerning the 1991 Tailhook sexual assault scandal, sexual harassment in the military, and women's positions in the military. The collection includes, transcripts, official military reports, training guides, military magazines, military advertisements, military comics, newspaper articles, envelope hat, and VHS videotapes.
Grace I. Brown served in the Army Nurse Corps in England during World War I.
Three letters from 1918 to 1919 describe some of Brown's experiences during the war. Subjects include the conditions and entertainment on her ship across the Atlantic; living conditions in camp; and food supplies and rations in England.
The collection includes "My Life in the Service" diary/autograph book, 1942-1943; 15 photographs of Carter's time with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC), 1942-1945.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 October 2010.
The collection includes various photograph copies of Caudle's service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC), 1945-1948; 2 copies of Honorable Discharge certificate, 9 July 1949; an oral history transcript, 20 April 1999.
Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion (b. 1953) served in the United States Navy WAVES, or Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, from 1976 to 1980 .
Nancy Margaret Christ of North Brunswick, New Jersey, served as a nurse in the United States Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1981. Christ earned a Bronze Star for her service during the Vietnam War and retired as a lieutenant colonel.
This Collection includes 23 March 2008 oral history transcript; Tape of "Til the white dove flies alone" by Crystal Gayle made to commemorate the Vietnam Women's Memorial, Washington D.C. November 11, 1993.
Helen Louise Cowgill (1919-2008) of Syracuse, New York, was a segeant in the U.S. Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 until 1948.
This collection contains correspondence 1945-1948 by Helen Cowgill, one newspaper clipping, and a letter from Cowgill's brother William.
The collection contains approximately fifty letters written by Cox to Robert W. Curwen (1921-2008), a friend in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II. The letters contain information on Cox's duties in the WAC and her thoughts on the U.S. Army. Included is a copy of the 14 March 1944 Pill Pusher, the newspaper of the Stark General Army Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina.
Ruth Curtis served with the American Red Cross in the China-India-Burma theater during World War II.
Seven letters from Ruth Curtis to her family in Springfield, Massachusetts, trace her travels to India in late 1945 and early 1946.
the collection includes various newspaper articles about the Army, April 1973-May 1992; a McClellan news article in WV various military papers, circa 1990-1999; various photographs, 1974, undated; textiles include: Army uniforms and uniform accessories worn by Gretchen Davis during her two decade career in the Women's Army Corps and United States Army.
Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis (1921-2016), of Pasadena, California, served in the Coast Guard SPARS from 1942-1946 and was a member of the Tars and Spars musical revue and movie cast.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 January 1999; a copy of document from Navy's Bureau of Ships, April 1946; various photographs of Dorsett's service with the Navy WAVES, 1943-1945; a Navy WAVES uniform.
WAVES uniform items worn by Nadine Doucet during World War II. Items include blue and white dress uniforms, shirts, and several hats and ties.
Uniforms, artifacts, books, publications, scrapbooks.
Paula G. Flores (b.1968), of New York, served in the United States Air Force from 1988-2008.
The collection includes correspondence, photographs, and biographical materials documenting her experience as a camp librarian at Camp Lejeune, NC, and at Pear Harbor, HI; along with various printed materials, including newspaper clippings and souvenirs, and an oral history transcript, 5 March 1999.
Letters and postcards from Arline Furstman to an acquaintance in Jamaica, Long Island, chiefly document Furstman's service with the WAVES in 1944 and 1945. Letters detail her duties in the military; off-duty activities; reactions to VJ Day in August 1945; entertainment; and the 1945 plane crash into the Empire State Building.
Esther Gilbert of Norwich, Connecticut, served as a staff assistant with the American Red Cross in the Pacific Theater of World War II from July 1944 to March 1946.
This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served, including Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan.
Barbara Gunschel served in the US Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 until 1944. During this time she was stationed in Washington DC.
Annie R. Gwynn (1901-1993) served in the U.S. Women's Army Corps during World War II and the Korean War. Included in the collection are army manuals, textiles, and immunization records.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 April 2016; a Retirement Ceremony program, 9 April 2022.