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    • Oral history interview with Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • Oral history interview with Winifred Kuehn, 1999

    • 1999-12-02
    • Primarily documents Winifred E. Kuehn's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) while stationed in New York City and Wahiawa, Hawaii, during World War II.

      Kuehn discusses her reaction to the...
    • WV0127 Winifred Taylor Kuehn Papers
    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [WAVES in receiving line, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES in dress white uniforms with officer's combination hats form a receiving line with Captain and Mrs. Greer at an event at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1943. Pictured (left to right) are: 1. Cleaworth, 2. H. Terry, 3. Eunice...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Meterology class photo, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Meterology class photo at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, circa 1944. The WAVES in the photo wear their white dress uniforms with officer's combination hats with white covers.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Recieving line at U.S. Navy event, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Navy servicemen and women in dress whites greet other navy personnel at an event at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1944. The receiving line includes (right to left) Amelia Cowaia, Capt. Greer, Mrs. Greer, Lt. Cmdr Palmer or Hancock, and...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry on a vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry, posed on a vanity with an atlas, in WAVES dress blue uniform in 1943.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry at vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry in 1943, seated at a vanity and reflected in a mirror. She holds a pen over an open atlas and wears her WAVES dress blue uniform.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [WAVES in snow storm, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Four WAVES in raincoats and havelocks stand in the snow at Smith College, Massachusetts, circa 1942.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Henrietta Terry in snow, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Lt. Henrietta P. Terry, in WAVES raincoat and havelock, salutes the camera while standing in a snowstorm at Smith College, Massachusetts, circa 1942.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Portrait of Elaine Harmon, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Elaine Harmon, in 1944, in WASP A2 leather jacket with Fifinella patch and a flight helmet with goggles.
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Red Cross Mission team in Serbia, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • Members of a Red Cross Medical Mission Team pose outside of a building in Serbia. Pictured (from left to right) are: George "The Dalmation" [illegible]; Stojan, a Serbian;"Irish Stew," a.k.a Miss Lloyd; Lapham's chief, Dr. [Gressice?]; s Serbian...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920

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