World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States
Found in 109 Collections and/or Records:
Leona "Evelyn" Jensen joined the United States Navy WAVES in the summer of 1944. She worked in a United States naval hospital located in Seattle, Washington during World War II. Her scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, U.S. naval hospital newspapers called The Stethoscope, letters, postcards, patient tags, and drawings.
The collection includes a 1999 December oral history; Jordan at boot camp graduation in Camp Wolters, Texas; and various copies of photographs from Jordan's time at Camp Wolters, 1944-1945.
Ruth Cambric Kropp enlisted in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service - Navy) in October 1942 and worked in communications and decoding at various installations until her discharge in November 1944.
This collection consists of five WAVES artifacts used by Ruth Kropp during her World War II service.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 2 December 1999; "As You Were" magazine, 1994; Navy WAVES book by Elizabeth Allen Butler, 1988; Naval Reserve Midshipman's school song sheet copy; WAVES Sing-A-Long booklet from 50th Anniversary Celebration, circa 1992; photographs of Kuehn in WAVES uniform and gathering with local WAVES group, circa 1944.
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.
This collection includes Photograph album, photographs, letters.
Marie M. Mason (b. 1916), of Swan Quarter, North Carolina, served overseas in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
This collection includes March 2011 oral history transcript and scanned photographs.
Mary Haynsworth Mathews was born in Greenville, South Carolina, in 1916. She served with the American Red Cross in England, France, and Germany from 1942 to 1946. Included in this collection are an oral history and photographs.
The collection includes printed materials; including newsletters; booklets; yearbooks; and clippings especially from her time in Korea. Also, it includes 3 scrapbooks that document McPherson's Red Cross service, 1947-1959; additional scrapbook of club service at Double Five, Osan, Korea, 1959-1960.
The collection contains letters written by Mead to her parents throughout her military career, as well as during the mid-1950s. Photographs in the collection include images of Meade, her friends in the WAVES and U.S. Navy, and Naval Air Station Seattle.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 May 2011 oral history transcript; 1 box, 2 scrapbooks.
Margarette S. Miller was the cousin of trumpeter Phyllis Widener, who played in Freddie Shaffer's Victory Sweetheart's All-Girl Band, which played for military bases and hospitals as part of the United Service Organization's camp shows during World War II. This scrapbook includes postcards, photographs, correspondence, newspapers advertisements and other memorabilia.
Margaret Catherine Moore (1913-1975) was a Woman's College alumna, nurse and nurse educator after whom the UNCG School of Nursing building is named. The Margaret Catherine Moore Papers date from 1913 to 1982 and contain biographical material, diplomas and degrees, a high school annual, photographs, Moore's thesis from New York University, and World War II materials.
The Mary Cugini Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, military papers, Necko's poems, newspaper clippings, souvenirs, copies of the newsletters The U.S. Marine Corps Beachhead and The Marine Corps Women's Reserve The Word, a 1999 oral history recording and transcript, and textiles.
A scrapbook from her time in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve has been digitized.
The collection contains correspondence, maps, patches, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and official documents pertaining to Partridge's Red Cross service.
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.
The collection includes a 1999 December oral history and a photograph of Petker in Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services (WAVES) uniform, circa 1943.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 20 December 1999; a booklet published for the Women Marines Association, circa 1992; various photographs of Rogers during her service with the Marines and after retirement, 1944-1999.
The collection contains approximately 120 letters and v-mail written by Lola Ryan to her parents and brother. Ryan discusses her experiences of being a nurse in basic training, the conditions in wartime France, German prisoners of war, her experiences as a wartime nurse, and her longing to return home and be discharged from the army.
Collection consists of seven letters written to her parents in Johnson City, Tennessee. In the letters, Scott discusses military life at the various bases at which she was assigned as well as her job responsibilities. The last letter indicates that she had left the WAC and was living in Gadsden, Alabama with her husband Bill who was serving in the Army Air Force.
This scrapbook contains mementoes and letters from Seipp's high school years through the completion of her training at the Hospital for Women of Maryland; including Cadet Nurse Corps brochures and handbooks.
This collection includes Correspondence, 1943-1945 and undated ; Military papers, 1944-1946; Back to Civvies booklet, circa 1945; Women's Reserve Information Separation Pamphlet, 1945; United States Naval Training School, Milledgeville, GA, circa 1943-1945.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 May 2000; photographs of Sendelbach during her Women Air Force Service pilots service, 1943-1944; various clippings and Air Force papers, 1943-1995.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 10 February 2000; various photographs 1943-1944.
The collection includes various photographs of Stroud while serving in the Women's Army Corps, 1943-1969; a copy of 12 pages from a Stroud scrapbook which include newspaper clippings, circa 1940s; various papers from her WAC duties; a WAC Handbook for the Fort Des Moines Training Center, undated; a brief biography of Stroud used at her memorial service, November 1994; 3 loose sheets with song lyrics, undated.
The Dorothy Wain Thompson collection includes photographs, military and personal papers, humorous writings, military guides, newspaper clippings, ephemera from her posting to England, songbooks, and a 1945 book about the history of the Air Force Unit. Also included are artifacts such as ribbons, medals, devices, pins, and insignia and patches.
Katharine Wolcott Toll of Amherst, Massachusetts, was a journalist. She served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.
The Katharine W. Toll Papers span from 1929 to the 1980s and primarily documents Katharine Toll's service in the WAVES during World War II.
This collection consists primarily of military and miscellaneous documents from 1942-1946; there are also twenty-one photos of Trembath, her nursing colleagues, hospital buildings, and waterfalls. There is one handwritten, unsigned letter from the Western Marine Railway company, asking for a travel refund.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 July 2003; 3 scrapbooks that contain a number of photographs, postcards, travel brochures, and correspondence. Locations visited by Walker in her scrapbooks include: Bremen, Germany, Denmark, and Switzerland.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 21 May 2000; a typed autobiography of Webster's service, 25 pages.
Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz (1911-2007) of Detroit, Michigan, served as an officer in African American units of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and later the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942-1945.
The collection is made up of nine photographs and one letter from Wertz to her mother.