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United States. Navy--Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0574
Abstract

Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion (b. 1953) served in the United States Navy WAVES, or Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, from 1976 to 1980 .

Dates: 1976 - 1980

Lois Betlach Filewood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0613
Scope and Contents

Uniforms, artifacts, books, publications, scrapbooks.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 2016 June 13

Barbara Vincent Gunschel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0639
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1942 - 1944

Laura Henry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0458
Abstract

Laura Henry (1912-2009) of Palo Alto California, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II. She completed special training in aerography and became one of the first twenty-two aerologists in the WAVES preparing forecasts for the military planes.

Dates: 1944 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2009

Alice Doretta Lentz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0419
Abstract

Alice Doretta Lentz (1921-2009) was a nurse holding the rank of ensign in the United States Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, who was stationed at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This collection consists of personal letters written by Lentz to her family that describe her life as a nurse, her patients at the hospital, and her friends.

Dates: 1945 - 1946

Jane Pritchard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0424
Abstract

Jane Pritchard was an Ensign in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Services) stationed in Cambridge, Massachusetts during World War II.

The collection contains three letters to Pritchard from Private First Class Susan Peters and one unidentified photograph.

Dates: 1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/14/2008

Triangle Seagals Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0601
Abstract Unit 144 of the WAVES National Organization, the Triangle Seagals, is an organization of Women Veterans of the United States Navy, Navy Nurse Corps, Coast Guard and Marines. The majority of their members served with the Navy WAVES during World War II.As of February, 2016, this collection consists of scrapbooks and photo albums related to the activities of the Triangle Seagals. The scrapbooks contain correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and newsletters related to WAVES, Women...
Dates: 1989 - 2015; Other: Majority of material found in circa 1990-1999