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  • Item description: Christmas
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    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918]

    • 1918
    • Hancock talks of the high number of French and English casualties due to the latest increase in fighting. She tells of the dinner she gave before the fighting increased, lists the people who attended, and tells how it ended with an air raid. She...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-21
    • Fischer notes she graduated from army administration school at Drake but hasn't received her orders yet. She also mentions going on a date, hoping to get a three day pass for Christmas, and serving commanding officer duty.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Medical Service Training Unit and plane, 1942]

    • 1942-12-25
    • The 12 members of the Medical Service Training Unit of the Emergency Medical Service Training School at Guiyang (formerly Kweiyang) prepare to be flown to India. The unit stands in front of an airplane at Kunming Airfield, China, on Christmas Day...
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1943]

    • 1943-11-10
    • Fischer discusses writing to friends serving overseas, hoping to get home for Christmas, their Halloween party, the rumor that their base is closing for the winter, receiving vaccinations, and a visit from a friend from Officer Candidate School.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Marcelle Fisher and Mildred fix menus at mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-12-25
    • WACs Marcelle Fischer (right) and Mildred fix menus for Christmas dinner at the consolidated mess hall of the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in December 1943.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WAVES members opening Christmas gifts, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES members opening Christmas gifts in the WAVES mechanic ready room. Muriel Shearer is third from left.
      Caption reads:"Merry Christmas! Jimmy, Mac [?], Muriel and Jeanette"
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-09
    • Fischer discusses a troop reduction on base which is keeping her busy busy, Christmas dinner in the mess hall, New Year's Eve activities, and her hope of attending Administrative Inspector's school in Florida. She enjoys her job, and has a...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Elsie Seetoo, in uniform, pauses on a road outinside Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, in July 1944. Back of the photo reads "To Bill-A very Merry Christmas...Elsie, '44"
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-10-20
    • Fischer debates whether to come home or wait for Christmas. She likes the free time allowed by her new job, is learning to take advantage of doing little and getting much in return, and has decided she will be "good for nothing" when she gets out...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Emma Dale Love holding Christmas present, 1944]

    • 1944-11-11
    • WAC Emma Dale (Newell) Love shakes one of her Christmas packages as they begin to arrive at the 12th Army Group Headquarters in France, November 11, 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Army dietitians at Deshon Army Hosptial, circa 1944]

    • 1944-12
    • Three army dietitians at Deshon Army Hospital in Butler, Pennsylvania, sit in the cafeteria. The women, who wear the army nurse brown and white seersucker uniform, are posed in front of a Christmas tree and large fruit basket.
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-13
    • Goddard writes of the details of her days, including KP, laundry, classes, and inspections. She is mailing some of her belongings home along with gifts, in case she's not home for Christmas. Her last week of basic training is busy and she is...
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [WAC cadre at Hill Field, Utah, 1944]

    • 1944-12-14
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) cadre of the 4135th Army Air Force base unit pose for a Christmas photograph in front of their orderly room at Hill Field in Ogden, Utah, on 14 December 1944. The eight WACs are wearing service wool overcoats with garrison...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1944]

    • 1944-12-17
    • In Reeves' last letter before embarking for overseas duty, she notes she has played a lot of volleyball, has had her pants taken in, and describes their Christmas decorations.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-21
    • Goddard is still not sure of her next assignment and where she'll be for Christmas. She describes KP, writes of her classes and instructors, and notes the bad war news of late.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Reeves to parents, circa 1944]

    • 1944-12-23
    • Reeves describes the ship, their activities and accommodations. Part of the letter is written by a friend, Tom, who describes the food and Christmas decorations aboard ship.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to sisters, ca. 27 December 1944]

    • 1944-12-27
    • Reeves describes the colors of the ocean and the Christmas decorations and celebrations aboard ship. She also explains shipboard washing procedures, exercise, the church choir's activities, and how one constantly meets new people. One the back of...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

    • 1944-1946
    • This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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