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United States. Army--Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Bessie L. Herbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0303
Abstract

Bessie L. Herbert served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

Photograph album contains pictures of Bessie L. Herbert and friends in various poses during her service in the WAC in World War II. Photos were taken at Camp Grant, Illinois; Fort Sheridan, Illinois; on leave in Brookfield, Massachusetts; Springfield, Massachusetts; and downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Includes some photos of Herbert's family and many of her WAC colleagues.

Dates: 1943 - 1944

Anne Elisabeth Heyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0320
Abstract Sergeant Anne Elisabeth "Betty" Heyer served as a photography repair technician in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from November 1942 until she was discharged in November 1945. Between December 1944 and October 1945 Heyer was stationed in the Philippines and New Guinea.Correspondence written by Anne Elisabeth "Betty" Heyer, primarily addressed to her sister, contains information regarding Heyer's experiences in the WAAC and WAC between...
Dates: 1942-1946 and undated

Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0044
Abstract African American nurse Mattie Donnell Hicks of Greensboro, N.C., served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1966.Artifacts, an oral history interview, and textiles document her service in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II and the Korean War. Artifacts include service ribbons, cuff buttons, and shoulder insignia. The oral history interview documents Hicks's early life, her military service, and her post-war life in Greensboro, N.C. Specific subjects include basic training...
Dates: 1942 - 1999

Mabel R. Holmes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0414
Abstract

Mabel R. Holmes served in the United States Army Nurse Corps during World War I. Holmes was given the assignment as Chief Army Nurse on September 19, 1918. On July 7, 1919, she worked at the Base Hospital at Camp Lee in Virginia.

Dates: 1918; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2007

Evelyn E. Horton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0381
Abstract

Evelyn E. Horton of Eastondale, Massachusetts, was a technician third grade in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. She was stationed in Cairo, Egypt, with the Middle East Service Command from May 1944 through 1945.

The collection consists of correspondence, military papers, photographs, and writings by Evelyn Horton.

Dates: 1925 - 1948

Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0363
Abstract Roberta Woodell House (1915-?) and Nancy Wooddell Thornton (1916-2002) were sisters who served in the United States Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC)/Women's Army Corps (WAC) and in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Roberta enlisted with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) on 24 July 1942, and ended her career as a WAC captain with the Army Corps of Engineers. Nancy was a nurse with the rank of 1st Lieutenant who joined in 1941; her approximate discharge year is 1944....
Dates: 1941 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/11/2006

Anne Huheey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0314
Abstract Anne Huheey was an army nurse in France with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) during World War I.Letters to family and friends chiefly document Anne Huheey's service with the AEF in the spring of 1919. Repeated themes include news of family and friends, both those at home and other nurses serving overseas; the weather; various illnesses; and diversions such as horseback riding and tennis. Hospital wards and patients are occasionally mentioned. Also included are several...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Marjorie L. Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0342
Abstract

Marjorie L. Jackson (1919-1998) of Louisiana served as a corporal in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Army Air Forces during World War II.

The collection consists of 123 letters written by Jackson to her fiance, Henry Heusinkveld, from February through August 1945, while Jackson was stationed in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and later, Louisville, Kentucky.

Dates: 1945

Adeline Sears LaPlante Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0395
Abstract

Adeline Sears LaPlante (1919-2006) of Easton, Pennsylvania, served as a recruiter and as a public relations officer in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942-1945.

This collection includes letters, postcards and Christmas cards from LaPlante to her parents about her career in the WAAC and the WAC from 1943-1944. The collection also contains a photograph album, and news clippings from LaPlante's time in the service.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0128
Abstract Dr. Eloise P. Lewis became the founding Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Under her leadership, the School gained state and national accreditation, a master's degree program was added, and a chapter of the honorary society of nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, was established.The Lewis Papers cover her career from 1953 to 1985 as well as some of her activities after her retirement. The collection contains correspondence,...
Dates: 1943 - 1999