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World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Doris Wofford Armenaki Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0079
Abstract Doris Wofford Armenaki of Cornelia, Ga., served in the Cadet Nurse Corps and the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Included are artifacts, an oral history interview, and a photograph documenting Armenaki's service and nursing experiences.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0315
Abstract Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman of Wapakoneta, Ohio, served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

The collection contains approximately 30 letters written to Miss Cecil De Long describing her life at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Dates: 1943

Susie Winston Bain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0185
Abstract Susie Winston Bain of Markham, Texas, was a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II.Correspondence, artifacts, textiles, printed material, clippings, and an oral history interview document Susie Winston Bain's 1943-1944 service as a WASP. Letters from Bain to her family describe daily life on base in Laredo, Texas, in 1944. Military and personal papers document Bain's activities as a pilot during WWII and in post-war Greensboro, North Carolina. Photographs...
Dates: 1943 - 2000; 1944

Judith C. Bennett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0290
Abstract Lieutenant Judith C. Bennett served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in New Guinea from 1944 to 1945.

The bulk of this collection consists of letters dated 1944-1945 from Lt. Judith C. Bennett to her family in Corsicana, Texas, while she was stationed in New Guinea with the Women's Army Corps.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Jean M. Bright Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0295
Abstract Jean M. Bright served with the American Red Cross in the South Pacific from 1944 to 1946.

YePapers, photographs, an oral history interview, and artifacts and textiles document Jean M. Bright's Red Cross service in New Guinea, Japan, and the Philippines during World War II.
Dates: 1944-1946, 2004-2005

Jane Gail Brister Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0115
Abstract Jane G. Brister (1921-2011), of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from May 1943 to December 1946 and from December 1948 to June 1965.

The Brister Papers (bulk 1945-1965) contain printed material, photographs, artifacts, scrapbooks, and an oral history interview which document her twenty-year career in the army.
Dates: 1943-1988, 1999; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1988

Nancy E. Carter Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0322
Abstract Nancy E. Carter of Charlottesville, Virginia, served as a sergeant in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and remained in the army at least until the 1960s.

Correspondence written chiefly by Nancy E. Carter and various members of the Carter family document Carter's military service and the lives of her family members in California and Ohio from the 1940s to the 1960s.
Dates: 1942 - 1992

Correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1945 - 1948

 File — Folder 1
Identifier: WV 0475- File Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains correspondence from Helen to her family, one newspaper clipping, and one letter from her brother William. The letters that Cowgill wrote to her family detail her life in the Army, her service in various hospitals around the country, and the places where she was stationed.
Dates: 1945 - 1948

Helen Louise Cowgill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0475
Abstract 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

Catherine "Kay" Cox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0366
Abstract Catherine "Kay" Cox (b. 1922) of Salem, Massachusetts, was a recruiter in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

The collection contains approximately fifty letters written by Cox to Robert W. Curwen (1921-2008), a friend in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II.
Dates: 1940-1968; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945