United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve -- History
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Lois Betlach Filewood Collection
Uniforms, artifacts, books, publications, scrapbooks.
Barbara Vincent Gunschel Collection
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.
Blanche Holt Gwyn Collection
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.
Robin D. Hamilton Collection
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 April 2016; a Retirement Ceremony program, 9 April 2022.
Laura Henry Scrapbook
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.
Leona "Evelyn" Jensen Collection
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.
Agnes C. M. Sliter Rodgers Collection
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.
Katharine W. Toll Collection
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.