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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 400 Collections and/or Records:

Mildred Jane Doyle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0402
Content Description

The collection includes photographs of Doyle's service with the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP), 1944; copies of military papers related to her flying experience and training, November 1942-May 1944; copies of newspaper clippings honoring WASP's, 2000 and undated; full publications of the Stars and Stripes, a national newspaper for Military Veterans, June 1977-January 1978; an oral history transcript, 2 July 2007.

Dates: 1943-2007

Elsie Toby Miles Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0121
Content Description

The collection includes a Women's Army Corps (WAC) uniform, circa 1945-1962.

Dates: 1945-1962

Bernice Moran Miller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0104
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 13 October 1999; various personal correspondence; various photographs of Miller while serving with the Women's Army Corps, 1942-1945.

Dates: circa 1942-1999

Virginia Miller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0208
Content Description

The collection includes a 2001 April oral history transcript; photocopies of Army Honorable Discharge and Certificate of Service, 1943 to 1945; portrait photograph of Miller in Women's Army Corps (WAC) uniform; photograph of Miller in dress; and photograph of Miller in Olive drap winter uniform, circa 1941 to 1944.

Dates: circa 1941-1945

Jean Comins Mitchell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0052
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 16 March 1999; papers related to Mitchell’s service with the Army Medical Corps, 1943-1945; various newspaper articles; various photographs of Mitchell at Fort Meade and Walter Reed, 1943-1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Aimee Nott Moore Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0077
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 14 May 1999. Interview completed with Vera Rackley Jenkins oral history.

Dates: 1999 May 14

Jane G. Morey Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0114
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 3 November 1999.

Dates: 1999 November 3

Mary Ellen Mullan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0259
Scope and Contents

The collection includes two letter booklets written by Mullan while in basic training at Northampton, Massachusetts in September 1944.

Dates: 1944 September

Adelaide Murphy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0240
Content Description The collection includes an oral history transcript, 16 January 2002; various photographs of Murphy's Women's Marine Corps service, circa 1943-1945; "Let me Fight: Women's Marine Corps Reserve stamps; Buccaneer newsletter, 11 January 1945; photocopy of the Atlanta Journal front page with the United States Marine Corps cover dated June 29, 1943; official military paperwork with Adelaide's promotional rank, 1945; copy of "The Word for personal Reporting Aboard Beachland WR Barracks" detailing...
Dates: 1942-1945

Military Women Across the Nation--MWAN Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0719
Content Description The collection includes WAVES National Individual Units scrapbook, photobooks, conference and reunion publications, regional publications; WAVES National conference scrapbooks and various publications; individual collections from members who created their own scrapbooks along with newspaper clippings; WAVES/SPARS anniversary materials; miscellaneous publications; various photographs; a number of textiles from all branches of the U.S. Military; audiovisual materials; and various digitized...
Dates: 1943-2011

Nan M. Nabors Letters

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0294
Content Description

This collection includes Correspondence, 1944-1946. Though the majority of correspondence is personal in nature it presents insights into many different aspects of the military, including the urgent need for infantry, the relationship between officers and enlisted soldiers, life as a soldier, and Nabors's experiences as a female serving in the military.

Dates: 1944-1946

Emily Newcity Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0427
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 8 September 2008.

Dates: 2008 September 8

Emma Dale Newell Love Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0090
Content Description

The collection includes various photographs of Newell's Women's Army Corps service, 1944; scrapbook copies; various military papers, September 1944-October 1945; an oral history transcript, 4 June 1999.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Eleanor Neeva Northcott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0063
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 13 April 1999; a poster with the phrase "Ah...At Last!", circa 1942-1945.

Dates: circa 1942-1999

Mattie Osborne Spicer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0107
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 26 October 1999; a photograph of Spicer in Women's Army Corps uniform, circa 1944; the "Ronda" newsletter with Spicer's articles.

Dates: circa 1942-1945

Edna Painter Searles Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0106
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 26 October 1999; a photograph of Searles in Marine Corps Women's Reserve uniform, circa 1944.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Ethel LeBlanc Palma Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0022
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 November 1999; a booklet titled "Three Years of Change," 1942-1945; various programs and invitations, 1944; various military records including Certificate of Service, 1946; a copy of WAAC Parodies, undated; 13 photographs of Palma while stationed in New Guinea and Australia, 1943-1945; several newspaper clippings featuring Palma, 1943, 1988, and undated.

Dates: circa 1942 - 1999

Pauline G. Palmer Scrapbook and Artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0670
Content Description

Correspondence, art, and scrapbook.

Dates: 1943-1953

Irene Parsons Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0311
Content Description The collection includes a 2 August 2005 oral history transcript; a booklet titled "Alumni News: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro," Fall 1965; an article from the Topeka Paper titled "Luckily for 170,000 employes, she isn't typical boss-lady: North Carolina native holds highest personnel post ever held by woman," 5 September 1965; a booklet "Careers for Women...in the Veterans Administration," September 1973; a copy of Certificate for Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws, 4 June...
Dates: 1945; 1965-1973

Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0310
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, maps, patches, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and official documents pertaining to Partridge's Red Cross service.

Dates: 1935-1972

Lucille Ingram Pauquette Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0037
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 15 February 1999; portrait photograph of Pauquette in uniform, October 1945.

Dates: 1945-1999

Eleanor K. Peck Letters

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0420
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of fifteen letters written by Peck to her family beginning a few days after her arrival in London, England, on 31 October 1941. The letters are addressed to "Poppy", which may be her father, and "Ros", which may be a nickname for her younger sister Rosamond, as well as her family. All fifteen letters describe the people and everyday life in London before she was commissioned by the Army, and discuss any news from the war and her family.

Dates: 1941-1943

Ruth Kent Petker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0125
Content Description

The collection includes a 1999 December oral history and a photograph of Petker in Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services (WAVES) uniform, circa 1943.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Ruth Mary Petry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0319
Scope and Contents The Ruth Mary Petry Papers contain information about Petry's experience as a member of the WASP during World War II and her postwar involvement in the Order of Fifinella, the official WASP organization. The collection spans from 1940 to 1991, and most of the materials are from 1944 and focus specifically on World War Two WASP activities. Document formats in this collection include: personal letters from 1943 to 1949, certificates and official papers from 1940 to 1945, newsletters, newspapers...
Dates: 1940-1991 and undated

Thelma L. Meyer Petty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0375
Scope and Contents The collection contains Thelma Meyer's diary of the years 1943 to 1945 when she worked in the motor pool out of Fort Myer outside of Washington D.C. It also includes miscellaneous papers regarding her time in the WAAC and WAC. The collection also contains many newspaper clippings, some concerning the WAACs, military humor and life around the time of her service. Correspondence consists of letters to her, some from friends in the service including a serviceman stationed in Italy. The...
Dates: 1942 - 1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945

Constance Cline Phillips Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0082
Content Description

The collection includes various Women's Army Corps publications, 1944; 2 event programs, 1945; various photographs of Phillips Women's Army Corps service with the Women's Army Corps, 1945-1946; various military papers with identification passes, 1945-1946; correspondence with her parents and friends, February-April 1945, January-August 1946; an oral history transcript, 24 May 1999.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Geraldine Muse Phillips Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0129
Abstract

Geraldine Muse Phillips (b. 1927), of Birmingham, Alabama, and North Carolina served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from February 1949 until 1950.

The collection includes a 1999 December oral history and a photograph of Phillips in Women's Army Corps (WAC) uniform at school in Fort Lee, Virginia, circa 1949.

Dates: circa 1949 to 1950

Photograph Album, 1946-1952

 Item — Scrapbook box, oversized 0702, Item: 1
Identifier: WV 0702- Item Item 1
Content Description From the Collection:

This collection includes Photograph album, photographs, letters.

Dates: 1946-1952

Maxine Newcom Pierce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0348
Content Description The collection includes an oral history transcript, 8 June 2006; copy of military certificate documenting 20 years of honorable service; military history of assignments from Maxine's naval service from 1957-1963; newspaper clipping "WAVE Maxine Newcom Will Sing In Musical Show "Barnacle Belles", circa 1944; Navy portrait photographs and photographs , circa 1945-1964. Artifact Box contains military ribbons; Textile box contains "Smart Combination" Navy white and black hat; navy Mainbacher...
Dates: 1944-2006

Marie Louise Pihlblad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0326
Scope and Contents Marie Louise Pihlblad was a member of the Women's Army Corp (WAC) during World War II. Correspondence from Marie Louise Pihlblad begins in August 1942 and ends in April 1945. Letters detail Pihlblad's daily routine as a WAC; life in the WAC barracks and mess hall at Camp Lee; USO shows; her brief stay at Washington and Lee University where she attended military classes; and her social activities and personal travels. Described in detail are the WAC uniforms, including elements of design,...
Dates: 1942-1945

Helen Bolling Potts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0234
Content Description

Collection consists of a 2003 oral history transcript; correspondence; photographs; postcards; newspaper clipping; custom made uniform (skirt and jacket); shirt; boots; and a 29th Rangers shoulder patch.

Dates: 1943-1946, 2003

Annie Pozyck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0333
Content Description The collection includes an oral history transcript, 20 July 2005; personal letters (photocopies) from January 1945 - September 1945; Textile box contains Army Nurse Corps olive drab wool officers jacket and skirt, circa 1943; bronze star medal with asiata pacific insignia; WWII victory medal; Phillipines liberation medal; United States Navy gold insignia; American Campaign medal; Army services patch. portrait photograph of Annie and also a portrait photograph of Annie and her husband in...
Dates: 1943-1946, 2005

Emily Harris Preyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0065
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 19 April 1999; 2 photographs of Preyer; a copy of newspaper article, 12 January 1989; a desk nameplate; a khaki overcoat.

Dates: 1944-1999

Jane Pritchard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0424
Scope and Contents

The contents of this collection contains three letters from 1945 from Pritchard's friend Private First Class Susan Peters, who was stationed in Florence, Italy as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC). These letters describe the places around the world that Peters travelled to, and her fellow WACs. There is also one photograph of an unnamed woman - presumably Jane Pritchard - in a naval uniform.

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

Daisy Chamness Proctor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0139
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 7 January 2000; watercolor portrait photograph of Proctor in American Red Cross uniform, undated.

Dates: circa 1945-2000

Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0033
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 5 February 1999; various photographs of Ptaszynski’s Army Nurse Corps service as a surgical nurse, 1943-1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Lucy Phillips Pugh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0074
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 6 May 1999; various photographs of Pugh’s Coast Guard SPARS service and at SPAR’s reunions, 1944-1990; 2 postcards of SPAR Training Center, Palm Beach, undated; an article from the Reservist magazine, November 1997; "The Coast Guard & The Women's Reserve in World War II," booklet, 1992.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Carrie Radnik Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0269
Abstract

Carrie Radnik of Montrose, Alabama, served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Collection includes oral history interview and photographs from Radnik's service with the Army Nurse Corps in Louisiana and in Australia and New Guinea in the early 1940s.

Dates: 1942-1945, 2003

Elizabeth Ann Ray Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0416
Abstract

Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray of Winnsboro, Texas, served as an officer in the United States Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), Women's Army Corps (WAC), and Women in the Air Force (WAF). Ray served as both deputy director and director of WAF. Her service career lasted from 1942 till 1964.

The collection includes 11 June 2008 oral history transcript; Military service resume; sheet of Women in the Armed Services stamps; photographs from service 1944-1973.

Dates: 1944-2008

Virginia Russell Reavis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0183
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 17 September 2000; various military paperwork, 1944-1945; various photographs of Reavis during her Army Air Force service, 1943; an article published from the Tideland News, Swansboro, NC, 2000; an Army Air Evacuation Nurse Wings metal uniform pin located in Artifact box.

Dates: 1943-2000

Dolores Reed Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0398
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 2 May 2007.

Dates: 2007 May 2

Margaret "Peggy" Reeve Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0021
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 January 1999; a Women's Army Corps training booklet, 1943; 5 photographs of Reeve while serving with the WAC, April 1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Jean Holdridge Reeves Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0383
Content Description

The collection includes a 2007 February 14 oral history transcript.

Dates: 2007 February 14

Madge Owens Reynolds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0459
Content Description

The collection includes a reproduction of a photograph and a 1943 navy blue wool navy nurse cape.

Dates: circa 1943

Myrtle A. Rhoden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0171
Abstract

Myrtle Rhoden (1921-2005) of New York City, served in the United States Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corp (WAC) from 1941 to 1945. She was part of the all African-American 6888th Central Postal Battalion.

The collection includes a 2000 June oral history; photocopies of discharge paperwork and certificate, 1945; Buffalo Solider banquet program, 2000; photocopy of Rhoden in her Women's Army Corps uniform, circa 1940s.

Dates: circa 1941-1945

Sammie M. Rice Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0257
Content Description

The collection includes various correspondence, 1942-1947; various photographs of Rice during her Army Nurse Corps service, circa 1942-1945; various clippings, including topics about her service and when in college, circa 1942-1950.

Dates: 1942-1950

Geraldine Smith Richardson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0373
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a Major Geraldine Smith Richardson's journal spanning from 1942-1946, two military identification cards, an Ancient Order of the Deep membership card, three military medals, and an assortment of military insignia.

Dates: 1942-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/17/2006

Eleanor Rigney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0101
Content Description

The collection includes The Havelock newsletters, photographs, military papers, biographical materials, Identification Tag, 1943; Good Conduct Medal,1946; Patches,1943-1946; Ribbons, 1943-1946; "Ruptured Duck" Discharge Pin, 1946.

Dates: circa 1943-1951

Irja Miriam Ripatte Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0351
Content Description

Scrapbook with Waves service photographs; newspaper clippings , circa 1942-1943; Headshot of Irja Miriam Ripatte wearing a WAVES service dress blue uniform and soft brimmed enlisted cap, not dated.

Dates: circa 1942-1943