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  • Item description: Letters
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    • 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
    • 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
    • The army nurse [November 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Volume 1, Number 11, November 1944 issue of "The Army Nurse" magazine. It contains detailed listings of the duties of medical dietitians, an announcement of the pending formation of a national club for nurse corps veterans, an article on amputee...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat with blue cover and navy tally with "US Navy" in gold letters across the front. Worn with interchangeable navy, white, and seersucker covers. This hat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • [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 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
    • Oral history interview with Marjory Johnson, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • Primarily documents Marjory W. Johnson's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina and at Walter Reed Medical Center in the early 1940s, her experiences in Europe with the army during World War II, and her post-war...
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [WACs at mail call, 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • WACs Shirley Kilborn, Jean McNeil, Dorothy Keerz, and Daisy Kien read letters shortly after mail call at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg 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
    • [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 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 to Charlotte Schuck from mother, 1943]

    • 1943-04-01
    • Schuck's mother discusses her volunteer work with the Red Cross, hosting company, the health and welfare of people from Charlotte's hometown, activities of her daily life, and preparing packages and letters to send to Charlotte.
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • [Letter to Charlotte Schuck from mother, 1943]

    • 1943-04-11
    • Schuck's mother again discusses the postal service, writing letters, and sending packages. She mentions her daughter's recent promotion, hopes that she can get leave for Easter Sunday and her grandparent's 50th anniversary, and describes a bond...
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck 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 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 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
    • Oral history interview with Norma Petree Shaver, 2001

    • 2001-05-24
    • Primarily documents Norma Petree Shaver's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.

      Shaver recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brother being drafted into the service, working at R.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and the...
    • WV0217 Norma Petree Shaver Papers
    • [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
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers

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