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World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 67 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

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 to...
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: 1943-1988, 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

Correspondence, photographs, newsletters and newspaper copies, event programs and a graduation invitation, 1939 - 1965

 File — Box 1
Identifier: WV 0457- File Box 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains personal correspondence, newsletters, photographs, newspaper clippings, event programs and a graduation invitation. This collection primarily focuses on Lawrence's achievements practicing law in the Coast Guard and Navy, and as a civilian practicing Immigration Law. The photographs not only contain pictures of Lawrence, but also with her husband, with other SPARS or military personnel, and another person who is unnamed. Most of the collection consists of photographs,...
Dates: 1939 - 1965