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

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Kate Bonds Collection

Identifier: WV 0415
Content Description

Mary Kate Bonds (1920-2012) of Chickamauga, Georgia, served in the United States Navy Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service [WAVES], United States Naval Reserve, and the United States Navy. Bonds served as a military officer from 1942 till 1971. Her career spanned World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

This collection includes 11 June 2008 oral history transcript, copies of photographs, letter.

Dates: 2008 June 11

Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois Collection

Identifier: WV 0486
Content Description

The collection includes a portrait photograph of Bourgeois in uniform, circa 1944-1946; an oral history transcript, 12 May 2010.

Dates: circa 1944-1946

Irma Jean Brooks Collection

Identifier: WV 0347
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 19 April 2006 oral history transcript; photograph of Irma at retirement ceremony with presentation by RADM Emmett Tidd; Textile Box contains white evening dress uniform jacket and skirt circa 1952-1973; Artifact box contains Recruitment command pins; 2 bags of naval rank pins; name tags.

Dates: 1952-1973, 2006

Heather Johnson Brott Collection

Identifier: WV 0495
Content Description

Heather Johnson Brott (b. 1967), of Enumclaw, Washington, served in the United States Navy from 1986-1987, the United States Navy Reserve from 1987-1992 and the United States Army 1996-2008.

This collection includes August 2010 oral history transcript; scanned photographs.

Dates: 2010 August 01

Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton Collection

Identifier: WV 0588
Scope and Contents

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 24 July 2015; documents related to Women Veterans of Coastal North Carolina, undated; postcards and calendars related to the Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C., undated; a document reflecting on the North Carolina Veterans Day Parade in Morehead City, written by Brunton, November 2011; a WAVES jacket, t-shirt, sweatshirt, and polo shirt; various books related to WAVES.

Dates: 1950-2015

Theresa A. Burnett Collection

Identifier: WV 0364
Content Description This collection includes a letter to Burnett from Lucile Thompson of the Office of Naval Officer Procurement who inquired how Burnett was doing at the Great Lakes Naval Center for her basic training. Another letter; dated 19 March 1949, was written by Burnett to her family and it describes basic training and her free time off base in Waukegan, Illinois. The collection also includes a navy blue jacket and skirt, a navy blue garrison cap, a seersucker garrison cap, and a shoulder navy ranking...
Dates: 1949

Betty Hyatt Caccavale Collection

Identifier: WV 0095
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 June 1999; photographs of Betty on her wedding day, 1945; various photocopies of newspaper clippings, 1943-1994; various military papers, undated.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Mary F. Cannon Collection

Identifier: WV 0411
Content Description

Mary F. Cannon (1921-2012) of Chicago, Illinois, was stationed in Korea while a member of the Army Nurse Corps from 1951 to 1953 and in Vietnam during her service with the Navy Nurse Corps from 1958 to 1974.

This collection includes April 2008 oral history interview transcript available for use onsite in the archives, copies of photographs.

Dates: 2008 April 24

Laverne Carter Oral History

Identifier: WV 0501
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 October 2010.

Dates: 2010 October 18