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World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- United States

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois Collection

Identifier: WV 0486
Content Description

The collection includes a portrait photograph of Bourgeois in uniform, circa 1944-1946; an oral history transcript, 12 May 2010.

Dates: circa 1944-1946

Mary H. Bratt Service Diary

Identifier: WV 0522
Content Description

This collection includes "Service Diary U.S. Army, Daytona Beach, Florida" is printed on the cover. Bratt added her name and "2nd W.A.A.C. T.C." Entries begin on 27 March 1943. The diary includes pages for general identification, listing "My Buddies" while in the service, "Officers you have met," and many other subjects related to time in basic training.

Dates: 1943

Kathryn B. Cerwinski Photograph Album

Identifier: WV 0710
Content Description Photograph album titled “Evolution of Kathryn B. Cerwinski from Civilian, First Class to Tech/Sgt, WAC, June 30, 1943 to March 20, 1946,” Other than the first four images, which show Cerwinski “fresh out of basic” at Fort Devens in Massachusetts, and around 26 photos of Cerwinski on furlough, the entirety of the album is devoted to her time with Headquarters Detachment at the WAC Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, between 1944 and 1946. This includes portraits of Cerwinski...
Dates: 1943-1946

Mary Markarian Charpentier Collection

Identifier: WV 0528
Content Description

The collection contains photographs; honorable discharge papers; correspondence from Charpentier to her children in Nashua, New Hampshire; and copies of correspondence and photographs.

Dates: circa 1940s

Geneva Spratt Craig Collection

Identifier: WV 0505
Content Description

Geneva Spratt Craig (b. 1919), of Dysartsville, North Carolina, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946.

This collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 November 2010; various scanned photographs.

Dates: 2010 November 18

Mary Cooper Floyd Collection

Identifier: WV 0048
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 3 March 1999; newspaper article from the "610 Project: The Special Devices Association," circa 1946.

Dates: circa 1946-1999

Margaret Winston Henry Letters

Identifier: WV 0435
Content Description Margaret Winston Henry of Springdale, West Virginia, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as a storekeeper during World War II. This collection includes 58 letters and one greeting card; dated May to December,1944.They are love letters sent by Henry to Pharmacy Mate Dallas S. Chambers at the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Brooklyn,New York. The letters focus primarily on Henry's and Chambers' relationship but...
Dates: 1944

Ava Caudle Honeycutt Collection

Identifier: WV 0438
Content Description

Ava Honeycutt of Anson County, North Carolina, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII.

This collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 November 2008; Hand-colored portrait photograph of Ava Caudle Honeycutt,circa 1944.

Dates: circa 1940s - 2008 November 22

Dorothy Hoover Collection

Identifier: WV 0170
Content Description This collection includes 5 June 2000 oral history transcript; Newspaper articles circa 1940's and 1977; copy of Basic Training Squadron 2 Flights A and B Class 1944; official national aeronautic associaton publication- airplane specs, 1949; original WASP songbook; original fundamentals of air fighting booklet; photographs of Dorothy posing in and on airplanes in her WASP uniform circa 1943; Federal Aviation Regulations booklets, 1963; Basic Flying Manual, undated; Flight Instructors Manual,...
Dates: 1940-1976

Anita May Gahn Keller Collection

Identifier: WV 0140

Anita May Gahn Keller (1923-2011), of St. Louis, Missouri, and Washington, D.C., served as a civilian in the Air Transport Command and Signal Corps from 1942 to 1946.

The collection includes a 11 January 2000 oral history transcript; photographs of Anita in uniform with friend and mother in Miami, 1943.

Dates: circa 1943; 2000 January 11

Margarette S. Miller Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS 0242

Margarette S. Miller was the cousin of trumpeter Phyllis Widener, who played in Freddie Shaffer's Victory Sweetheart's All-Girl Band, which played for military bases and hospitals as part of the United Service Organization's camp shows during World War II. This scrapbook includes postcards, photographs, correspondence, newspapers advertisements and other memorabilia.

Dates: 1942 - 1946