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World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

Doris Wofford Armenaki Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0079
Scope and Contents 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. Artifacts include dog tags, identification materials, an Army Nurse Corps cloisonne pin, and army patches. Oral history interview documents Armenaki's early education, her military service, her personal life after the war, and her nurses...
Dates: 1944-1999

Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0315
Abstract Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman (1917-2005), of Wapakoneta, Ohio, served with the Women's Army Auxilary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. She worked to train new women recruits as the acting platoon sergeant for the 2nd Platoon at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.This collection consists of approximately 30 pieces of correspondence during 1943 between Bachman and Miss Cecil De Long of Wapakoneta, Ohio. The letters indicate that Bachman and De Long had a...
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. Newspapers and...
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

Bess A. Phifer Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Document folder 1
Identifier: WV 0704

Laura Bicknell Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0668
Content Description The first part of the album has a number of photos showing women at Hunter College. Enlisted WAVES had been training at several different universities at the outset of the program and Hunter was later chosen as it provided the best facilities to manage such a large number of trainees. Hunter was commissioned February 8, 1943 as “The U.S. Naval Training Center, the Bronx” and became known as the “USS Hunter.” The photos here include portraits and group shots, as well as images of living...
Dates: circa 1943-1945

Westray Battle Boyce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0472
Abstract Westray Battle Boyce (1901 - 1972), of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, served as part of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corp (WAAC) and Women's Army Corp (WAC) from 1942 to 1947. She served under General Eisenhower in North Africa and is the first woman to have received the Legion of Merit medal. In 1945, she succeeded Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby as director of the WAC and served as its second director until her retirement from military service in 1947.Collection contains copies of letters...
Dates: 1943 - 1975; Other: Date acquired: 2009

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: 1943-1999

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