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World War, 1939-1945 -- Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 258 Collections and/or Records:

Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0570
Content Description This collection includes August 2014 oral history transcript; Navy Nurse Corps dress uniform (jacket; skirt; white shirt; tie); overcoat; top coat; copies of photographs; pin. Additional uniforms (not Navy Nurse Corps): Navy Winter Blue service women's uniform shirt with enlisted electrician mate rating patch and 3 service stripes on left sleeve and United States. Holland patch on right sleeve; date unknown; Chief Petty Officer (CPO) service dress uniform (jacket and skirt) with 3 gold...
Dates: 1942-1948, 2014

Mary Amanda Sabourin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0100
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 25 June 1999; a green and white pinstriped summer uniform, including dress, jacket, white gloves, and garrison cap for Marine Corps Women's Reserve, 1952.

Dates: 1952-1999

Walta Mae Schreiber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0207
Content Description

The collection includes a Navy Nurse Corps officer's service hat, blue uniform, cape, and garrison cap, circa 1944; photocopied certificate of the Navy Service dated 1947; WW2 Ribbon.

Dates: 1944-1947

Charlotte Lavone Schuck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0203
Content Description

The collection includes 2 photographs of Schuck in uniform, circa 1943 to 1946; personal correspondence, 1942 December to 1947 July 4; Navy WAVES Newsletter, circa 1944; Conning Tower United States Naval Training School publication, circa 1944; Freemason Newsletter Ohio, circa 1944; and various newspaper clippings, 1943.

Dates: circa 1942-1947

Mildred Curtis Scott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0092
Content Description

The collection includes various photographs of Scott's Women's Army Corps service, 1943-1945; various military papers, June-December 1945.

Dates: 1943-1999

Scrapbook, 1943-1945

 Item — Scrapbook box, oversized 0712, Item: 1
Identifier: WV 0712- Item Item 1
Content Description From the Collection: The collection includes a scrapbook, 1943-1945. The album begins with a group of images of Eileen’s home life at a farm in Illinois, followed by photos from her time training as a nurse at Gardiner General Hospital in Chicago, Fort Dix, New Jersey and Camp Atterbury, Indiana. The rest of the images mainly depict her time in England: the 231st hospital buildings at Morley Hall, Norfolk, nurses posing and relaxing on the hospital grounds, nurses at drill, an interior view of an orthopedic...
Dates: 1943-1945

Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0331
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 September 2005; undated speech written by Elsie about her life story including living in Stockton, California and moving to China in 1931, joining the Chinese Red Cross during WWII, and subsequent events until 1946 when she left her family in China and moved back to the United States; photographs of Elsie during her service the Chinese Medical Relief Corps, circa 1939-1946.

Dates: 1931, 1946, 2005

Virginia Seipp Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0296
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1941-1946

Eleanor Elizabeth House Selzo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0267
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1943-1947

Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0168
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1943-2000

Ruth and James Paul Shadewaldt Correpsondence

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0352
Content Description

Two World War II V-mail albums of correspondence between brother and sisters. Ruth was serving in the Army Nurse Corps and was stationed in the Pacific; Her brother James Paul was serving in the Europe Theater of Operations.

Dates: 1944 February-1945 April

Fern Lucille Shaferly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0266
Content Description

This collection includes Correspondence, 1944-1945, 1986; Diary, 1943-1946; Newspaper clippings; Miscellaneous printed material, 1943-1946; Army Air Corps Patch; National Defense Service Card, 1943.

Dates: 1943-1946

Elizabeth Shamburger Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0051
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 15 March 1999.

Dates: 1999 March 15

Norma Petree Shaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0217
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 24 May 2001; photographs of Norma in Manila, Philippines, 1945. Newspaper clippings, 1943; WAC certificate, 1943.

Dates: 1943, 1945, 2001

Ruth Shaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0226
Content Description The collection includes various Correspondence; interviews and news releases; military papers; publications; newspaper clippings; poems; scrapbook; and photographs. Publications include: WAAC/WAC/Army Printed Material, circa 1942-1945: pamphlet 155 WAC Jobs, 1943; pamphlet Guide for the Operation of Block Leader Service, 1943; pamphlet Physical Examinations of Personnel of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, 1943; pamphlet Tentative WAAC Drill Regulations, circa 1942-1943; pamphlet...
Dates: 1942-1951, 1963-1966, 1997

Blanche Sheaffer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0285
Content Description

This collection includes Correspondence, 1943-1945; Military papers, 1946; Miscellaneous Printed Materials; Newspaper Clippings,1945; photograph; Matchbooks; Red Cross Patch; VFW Pin.

Dates: 1943-1946

Davetter Shepard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0172
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 December 2000; portrait photograph of Shepard in Women's Army Corps uniform, 1943.

Dates: circa 1943-2000

Ruby Morgan Sheridan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0075
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 8 May 1999; various photographs of Sheridan’s Army Special Services civilian employee, 1943-1946.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Elizabeth Simpson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0205
Content Description

Papers; postcards; photographs; and artifacts.

Dates: 1942-1946

Lucy Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0081
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 20 May 1999; a photograph of Smith in Women's Army Corps uniform, 1943-1945.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Margaret Marian Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0036
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 11 February 1999; a spruce green uniform with white seersucker shirt, along with jacket and skirt; a spruce green bell crown hat with USMC device; a photograph of Smith in uniform, circa 1945-1946.

Dates: circa 1945-1999

Sheila K. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0317
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 24 January 2005; various photographs of Smith during her British Women's Royal Air Force (RAF) and as a model, circa 1943, undated.

Dates: 1942-1946, 2005

Phyllis Hinton Snyder Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0146
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 10 February 2000; various photographs 1943-1944.

Dates: 1943-2000

Effie Sparrow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0179
Content Description

The collection includes Army discharge paperwork, 1945; various photographs of Sparrow during her service, 1942-1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

Glennette Page Staloch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0305
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript with accompanying video tape of interview, undated.

Dates: circa 1942-1945

Ellen Brown Steel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0154
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 December 2000; various photographs of Steel's Women's Army Corps (WAC) service and retirement, 1950-1969; textiles include a uniform jacket without the brass, uniform skirt and uniform jacket, 1949-1969.

Dates: circa 1949-1969

The Inez Stroud Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0009
Content Description

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.

Dates: circa 1943 - 1994

Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0187
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 February 2004; various photographs of Sullivan's Women's Army Corps service, circa 1944; 2 Women's Army Corps overseas garrison caps located in textile box.

Dates: 1944-2004

Henrietta Pearl Terry Collection

 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

Jennie Trueman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0308
Scope and Contents

The collection contains hymn books for the Women's Auxiliary Forces, a journal, a commemorative photograph of Queen Elizabeth II, a hat device, and a medal.

Dates: 1944

Mildred Parish Turton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0144
Content Description

The collection includes paperwork for Army Nurse Discharge, 21 August 1952.

Dates: 1952 August 21

Rachel Brower Twiddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0133
Abstract Rachel Twiddy (1917-2010), of Liberty, North Carolina, served in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) at Ford Ord, California, from 1942 until the fall of 1943.The collection includes a 13 December 1999 oral history transcript; portrait photograph of Rachel in Army Nurse Corps uniform with garrison cap, 1942; photographs of Rachel with coworkers and patients at Hospital in Fort Ord, California during World War II, 1942-1943; photocopy of Rachel's Army Nurse Corps Identification Card;...
Dates: circa 1942 to 1943

Unknown World War II Navy Nurse Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0667
Abstract

The scrapbook documents a Navy Nurse's time at Pearl Harbor, #10 Naval Hospital beginning in 1944.

Dates: 1944-1945

Unknown WWII U.S. Army Nurse Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0265
Scope and Contents

This diary was written from 1942-1945 by an unknown nurse in the Army Nurse Corps. She served at a hospital in Tehran, Iran.

Dates: 1942-1945

Virginia Young Van Dongen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0015
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 10 November 1999; various photographs of van Dongen’s SPAR’s service, 1944-1945.

Dates: circa 1944 - 1945

Kathryn M. Vannauker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0370
Content Description

This collection includes twenty letters written from Fort Des Moines and Fort Oglethorpe dated September 1942 - March 1944.

Dates: 1942 September 18-1944 March 06

Millie Dunn Veasey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0176
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 25 June 2000; various photographs of Veasey's Women's Army Corps service, 1944-1945; personal papers, including resume, undated.

Dates: 1944-2000

Ann K. Watters Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0175
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 16 June 2000.

Dates: 2000 June 16

Juanita Webster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0167
Scope and Contents

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 21 May 2000; a typed autobiography of Webster's service, 25 pages.

Dates: 1942-2000

Florence S. Weil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0225
Content Description

photographs; Correspondence, 1942-1944; menus and newspaper clippings, 1942-1943.

Dates: 1942-1945

Annis Glendon Weir Collection

 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

Edna Andrews Weston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0091
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 10 June 1999; various photographs of Weston's Navy Nurse Corps service, January 1944-October 1946.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Mary Wheeler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0228
Content Description

The collection includes 5 photographs and negatives, along with an interview questionnaire.

Dates: 1944 June; 1944 September ; 2001 October

Aileen D. White Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0301
Abstract

Aileen D. White served in the Army Nurse Corps in Italy during World War II.

Thirteen V-Mail letters from Lt. Aileen D. White of the Army Nurse Corps to her sister in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Dated from January 1944 to March 1944, the letters briefly describe living conditions and entertainment in an unknown location in Italy where White was stationed with the 17th General Hospital.

Dates: 1944

Nina Johnson Wiglesworth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0132
Content Description

The collection includes a 1999 December 8 oral history transcript; a personal letter to Wiglesworth from a captain, 1944 October 25; photographs of Wiglesworth at Camp Lejeune and in Washington D.C. in uniform, circa 1943 to 1945.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Betty Etten Wiker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0428
Content Description This collection includes an oral history transcript, 8 September 2008; photographs of Betty during service as a Women's Army Corps (WAC) 1943-1949; copy of a letter home relaying an exciting bombing mission she was able to take part in. This was to bomb an ice jam on the Chena River to relieve a flooded area in Alaska; copy of a 3 page history of Women's Army Corps from 1942-1945; newpaper clippings circa 1978; 2006 and one undated; American Legion Magazine article on WAC 35th anniversary...
Dates: 1942-1949, 1952, 1977-1978, 2008