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United States. Army--Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Dora Ann DeHart Atha Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0504
Abstract

Dora Atha (b. 1942) of Leaksville, North Carolina, served as a medical specialist in the U.S. Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1961-1964.

The collection includes a 2010 oral history interview, uniforms, military records, correspondence, and training materials.

Dates: 1961-1962; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/2010

Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0315
Abstract Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman (1917-2005), of Wapakoneta, Ohio, served with the Women's Army Auxilary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. She worked to train new women recruits as the acting platoon sergeant for the 2nd Platoon at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.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...
Dates: 1943

Judith C. Bennett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0290
Abstract

Lieutenant Judith C. Bennett served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in New Guinea from 1944 to 1945.

The bulk of this collection consists of letters dated 1944-1945 from Lt. Judith C. Bennett to her family in Corsicana, Texas, while she was stationed in New Guinea with the Women's Army Corps.

Dates: 1944-1945

Westray Battle Boyce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0472
Abstract Westray Battle Boyce (1901 - 1972), of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, served as part of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corp (WAAC) and Women's Army Corp (WAC) from 1942 to 1947. She served under General Eisenhower in North Africa and is the first woman to have received the Legion of Merit medal. In 1945, she succeeded Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby as director of the WAC and served as its second director until her retirement from military service in 1947.Collection contains copies of letters...
Dates: 1943 - 1975; Other: Date acquired: 2009

Jane Gail Brister Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0115
Abstract

Jane G. Brister (1921-2011), of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from May 1943 to December 1946 and from December 1948 to June 1965.

The Brister Papers (bulk 1945-1965) contain printed material, photographs, artifacts, scrapbooks, and an oral history interview which document her twenty-year career in the army.

Dates: 1943-1999

Nicolle M. Brossard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0535
Abstract Nicolle M. Brossard (b. 1983), of Portland, Oregon, has served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves since 2001. She was a mental health specialist, drug and alcohol counselor, and a master resiliency trainer. She was at Fort Hood, Texas during the shooting incident on 5 November, 2009 and helped with the casualties. From late 2009 through 2010 she was deployed to Afghanistan.The collection includes articles of military clothing, medical kit, military papers and handbooks, personal...
Dates: 2000-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 2009-2010; Other: Date acquired: 05/31/2012

Grace I. Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0299
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1918-1919

Ellen V. Carter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0421
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1942-1945

Nancy E. Carter Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0322
Abstract

Nancy E. Carter of Charlottesville, Virginia, served as a sergeant in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and remained in the army at least until the 1960s.

Correspondence written chiefly by Nancy E. Carter and various members of the Carter family document Carter's military service and the lives of her family members in California and Ohio from the 1940s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1942 - 1992

Helen Louise Cowgill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0475
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1945-1948; Other: Date acquired: 12/20/2009