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World War, 1939-1945 -- Women

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 258 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Williams Collection

Identifier: WV 0058
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 29 March 1999; various photographs of Williams Red Cross service and for a Life Magazine publication, 1943-1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Willie Mae Williams Collection

Identifier: WV 0202
Content Description

The collection includes a 2001 February oral history transcript; photograph of Williams in off-duty Women's Army Corps (WAC) dress with cap, circa 1944; a typed 4 page paper, "Women in the Military Services in the Past"; newspaper article (copy) of Williams on her 90th birthday, 2002 November 22; and additional items are available at Florida State University collections:

Dates: circa 1942-1945

Leah T. Willis Collection

Identifier: WV 0182
Content Description

The collection includes correspondence to and from Willis during her Army Women's Medical Specialist Corps service, 1944-1945; various military paperwork, 1942-1948; a photograph of Willis in uniform, 1941-1948; typed manuscript "Sir, Ma'am" that include some of her letters; various personal papers from post-military service, undated.

Dates: 1941-1948

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

Louise Ross Yegge Collection

Identifier: WV 0242
Content Description

The collection includes various photographs of Louise and husband, John, circa 1943-1945; an oral history transcript, 25 January 2002.

Dates: 1943-1945