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Women veterans -- United States -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Dora Ann DeHart Atha Collection

Identifier: WV 0504
Dates: 1961-1962; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/2010

Sally Ann Weeks Benson Collection

Identifier: WV 0579
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1961-2015; Other: Majority of material found within 1993-2002

Westray Battle Boyce 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

Jessie E. Brown Collection

Identifier: WV 0467
Content Description

The collection includes 27 letters from Brown, 1st Lieutenant Army Nurse Corps (ANC), to her Aunt Sarah E. Brown, 24 May 1946-14 December 1947T

Dates: 1946 May- 1947 December

Ruby Ficklin Bryant Collection

Identifier: WV 0476

Ruby Ficklin Bryant (1908-2002) of Emmerton, Virginia, served in the United States Army Nurse Corps from 1934-1961.

The collection includes articles about Bryant; various correspondence; photographs; and a 1997 Richmond Intermediate School article "Close Ties", circa 1997.

Dates: circa 1934 to 1961

Helen Louise Cowgill Collection

Identifier: WV 0475

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

Juliet Inness Ellsworth Cox Collection

Identifier: WV 0748
Content Description

Scrapbook, photographs, chauffeur licenses, drawings, letters, and official papers related to Juliet Inness Ellsworth Cox (1881-1966) during her 1918-1920 service in the American Red Cross Motor Corps- New York County Chapter during WWI. Captain Ellsworth resigned on September 15, 1919.

Dates: 1918-1920

Beatrice L. Crisler Letter

Identifier: WV 0365
Content Description

This collection includes a letter dated 27 November 1943. Crisler describes her living conditions at her posting in India.

Dates: 1943 November 27

Florence Bevins and Phyllis Jung Collection

Identifier: WV 0671
Content Description The collection includes 15 letters addressed to Shirlie Montgomery from her friends, Bevins and Jung, who both served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, 24 March 1943-26 April 1945. Jung's letters discuss her work and social life with the 151st WAAC Tech Company and later with WAC recruitment in Washington, D.C. Bevins letters begin with her completion of basic training at Daytona Beach, then describing WAC life, K.P. duty, being nicknamed the "Queen of the Latrine" at Camp...
Dates: 1943 March-1945 April

Adeline Sears LaPlante Collection

Identifier: WV 0395
Scope and Contents

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

Triangle Seagals 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