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  • Item description: Letters
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    • Saudi duty time/America's role [1991]

    • 1991
    • A printed sheet with a song about military duty in Saudi Arabia, along with a small newspaper clipping from a Letters to the Editor section regarding the U.S.'s role in the Middle East at the time.
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • [WAC on mail duty, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A WAC stands with a U.S. Mail bag while looking at letters pulled from the mail drop, circa 1943. The photo was probably taken at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943-05-31
    • Avery describes her first day of flying, including being allowed to do maneuvers and land the PT-19. She also mentions watching a movie on base, attending vespers, their first physical training (PT) exercises, the showers, and how everyone enjoys...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from W.T. Briscoe to Sammie Rice, 1943]

    • 1943-04-11
    • Briscoe, at Camp Tyson, Tennessee, has completed Barrage Balloon Service School but was not assigned to an advanced school. He notices from her letters that Sammie has changed in several ways since joining the army.
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Letter from Charlotte Schuck to family, 1944]

    • 1944-01-29
    • Charlotte Schuck writes of the many letters she has received and inquires after family and friends back home. She tells of going to the Lucky Strike broadcast of "Your All-Time Hit Parade" at Carnegie Hall, and her plans to attend the Palmolive...
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • [Letter from Marie Cody to Don, 14 March, 1945.]

    • 1945-03-14
    • Cody writes of how easy it is to misunderstand things in letters and how hard it is to have a serious discussion through them. She wishes to be transferred to Alaska or Hawaii and discusses potential husbands, especially Larry.
    • WV0157 Marie Cody Papers
    • Someone to be proud of: your daughter in the WAC [1944]

    • 1944
    • Fourteen-page, illustrated black and white recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, 1944. A message from Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby, Director of the WAC, is on the inside cover. Topics in the booklet include a brief history of the WAC;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [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
    • The army nurse [March 1945]

    • 1945-03
    • March issue (volume 2, number 3) of "The Army Nurse" magazine. It contains articles, photographs, and letters of interest to members of the military nursing profession. Articles of general interest include "Hospital Train"The Evacuation Hospital in...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Marjorie Suggs Edwards and Lt. Cabelle, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards and Lieutenant Cabelle read their letters after Sunday morning mail call at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, circa 1945. Edwards wears her WAC olive drab winter dress uniform.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-02-20
    • Marshall, now stationed in Gloucestershire, England, has been ill but is recovering. She expects to move to the continent, perhaps following the army of occupation, and remain in Europe for at least a year, based on news reports. She also mentions...
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-19
    • Phillips discusses a basketball game, attending her first USO show, which included acrobats and tightrope walkers, and a trip to Ames, Iowa. She mentions letters from friends she has received and having KP.
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-14
    • Phillips responds to letters from home, enjoys her classes, especially map reading and supply, and is learning much about the war through films. She promises not to smoke too much, requests that her parents put her money in the bank, and mentions...
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-03
    • Pozyck asks her mother to send pantyhose and brassieres, and discusses exchanging worn clothes with the locals for souvenirs. She notes that her letters to her husband are still being returned, but is hopeful he is alive as a prisoner of war.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-29
    • Pozyck details her base's church facilities, and the various conditions under which she has worshiped. She also notes her letters to Louis which continue to be returned, her Filipino maid, and going swimming with Jay, with whom she saw "This is the...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-05
    • Pozyck discusses having an eye infection, the hospital starting to fill up with casualties, moving into tent housing soon, and more letters sent to her husband being returned.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-06
    • Pozyck discusses the weather, getting more time off, her bed, only sending food that is canned, and getting more returned letters to her husband Louis.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-11
    • Pozyck explains that letters from home are precious to service members. She has declined going out with Colonel Arn and has received a box of brassieres.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-04
    • Pozyck has just received lots of letters. She is working in an orthopedic ward with army nurses and native Filipinos. She notes the poverty of the native people, the frequent rain, and her gear being constantly damp.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers

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