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United States. Navy -- History -- 20th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Taggart Collection

Identifier: WV 0542

Elizabeth Pedro Taggart (b. 1962), of South Korea, served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1982 to 1991 and the United States Navy Reserve from 1991-2010.

The collection includes an oral history transcript and various photographs.

Dates: 1982-1991

Adeline Ledesma Teague Collection

Identifier: WV 0241
Scope and Contents

The collection includes various photographs of Teague during her Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) work, circa 1945-1946; a Pace publication (copy) from Los Angeles City College, Col. 5, No. 2, October 1942; an oral history transcript, 17 January 2002.

Dates: 1942-2002

Henrietta Pearl Terry Collection

Identifier: WV 0197
Content Description

The collection includes miscellaneous photographs; service diary; military papers; flight log; United States Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia Pictorial Review, circa 1943 to 1945; "WAVES of the Navy: A Story of the Women's Reserve Activities at the Naval Air Station by Eunice A. Horne; Certificate of Satisfactory Service ID Card, 1946; Officer's Cap Device; Lieutenant's Collar Bars; Honorable Service "Ruptured Duck" Pin; and Dog Tags, 1942.

Dates: circa 1942-1955

Lovay Wallace-Singleton Oral History

Identifier: WV 0611

Lovay Wallace-Singleton (b. 1959), of Saginaw, Michigan, served in the United States Navy as an air traffic controller from 1978-1998.

The collection includes a 2016 May oral history transcript.

Dates: 2016 May 14

Annis Glendon Weir Collection

Identifier: WV 0148
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 February 2000; various photographs and copies of Navy Nurse Corps, 1944-2000.

Dates: 1944-2000

Dorothy Anderson Whiteford Collection

Identifier: WV 0714
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 January 2022; various photographs of Whiteford's Navy WAVES service, 1944-1946.

Dates: 1944-1946 and 2022

Jeri Williams Letters

Identifier: WV 0536
Content Description

This collection includes letters: seven copies of memoir of WAVES Hunter College 1943 officer training school that were sent via mail to friends in 1973.

Dates: 1943-1973

Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Collection

Identifier: WV 0008
Content Description

The collection includes 2 full newspaper publications, February 1945; various invitations to events on the U.S.S. Franklin and U.S.S. Shangri-La, 1944; a songbook for the WAVES, February 1943; various photographs, 1944; a thank you letter from a Mrs. Doolittle for attending luncheon, February 1944; 2 letters from UNC Greensboro, 1992 and 1998; a Navy WAVES dress uniform with Havelock and a white leather class jacket from her graduation at the UNC Woman's College, 1942.

Dates: 1942-1998

Barbara A. Wujciak Collection

Identifier: WV 0524
Content Description

This collection includes December 2011 oral history transcript and scanned photographs.

Dates: 1980-2011