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United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve -- History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Lois Betlach Filewood Collection

Identifier: WV 0613
Scope and Contents

Uniforms, artifacts, books, publications, scrapbooks.

Dates: Other: 1943-1992

Barbara Vincent Gunschel Collection

Identifier: WV 0639

Barbara Gunschel served in the US Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 until 1944. During this time she was stationed in Washington DC.

Dates: 1942-1944

Blanche Holt Gwyn Collection

Identifier: WV 0031
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 4 February 1999; a photograph of Gwyn in WAVES uniform, 1943; blue cord uniform jacket and matching skirt, circa 1950s; Navy uniform jacket and skirt, circa 1950s; black tie; a hat.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Robin D. Hamilton Collection

Identifier: WV 0606
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 April 2016; a Retirement Ceremony program, 9 April 2022.

Dates: 2016-2022

Laura Henry Scrapbook

Identifier: WV 0458
Scope and Contents

The Laura Henry Scrapbook has one scrapbook and three separate pages of Mount Holyoke Songs. The scrapbook has a wooden cover with images of a United States navy ship on it. It has approximately 58 pages and contains newspaper clippings, cards, menus from military base holiday lunches, and Laura Henry's official military identification cards.

Dates: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2009

Leona "Evelyn" Jensen Collection

Identifier: WV 0368

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.

Dates: 1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/31/2006

Agnes C. M. Sliter Rodgers Collection

Identifier: WV 0097
Content Description

The collection includes Naval Discharge and Enrollment papers, 24 September 1918-31 December 1920; 2 photographs of Rodger's United States Naval Reserve Yeomanette, 1918-1919.

Dates: circa 1918 to 1920

Katharine W. Toll Collection

Identifier: WV 0293

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.

Dates: circa 1929-1989 and undated