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    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie, 13 Feb 1918]

    • 1918-02-13
    • Glory Hancock writes to a Favie to congratulate him on his engagement and asks for more details. She says she will try to visit in May and is getting leave to go retrieve her diplomas and pin from Paris.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Eleanor K. Peck to Poppy, 1941]

    • 1941-12-12
    • Peck discusses the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, calling it a "miscalculation" surmises the U.S. will enter the war soon; and thinks bombing in London likely. Other topics include her work at the hospital, the recent arrival of two more American...
    • WV0420 Eleanor K. Peck Letters, 1941-1943
    • [Army tent with bench and chair outside. Fiji, circa 1942-1945]

    • 1943
    • Army tent with a bench and chair outside of it. Writing on reverse:"The flap is up for more breeze. Notice the sparse grass - too much sand. Am about 50 yards from the beach. These pictures did not turn out."
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her mother, 1943]

    • 1943-06-23
    • Fischer is unhappy in her current position, not getting along with her commanding officer, and believes that "apple polishers" achieve more than those that work hard. She is under pressures and stress, and her arthritis has returned. She also...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-08-03
    • Marshall is busy preparing for her transfer to the 32nd General Hospital, which appears to be bound for overseas duty soon. She has been issued more equipment and clothing, and lists things she has yet to acquire. Marshall briefly describes the...
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 20 Nov 1943]

    • 1943-11-20
    • Katopes writes that Washington still has not assigned her anywhere, and mentions several things she hopes for in her next assignment. She provides Johnny with advice on being promoted in the Army, and notes that some stripes are earned while...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Wounded grateful to WACS for care, Sgt. Katopes says [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Newspaper article, subtitled "Syracusan Says Need for More Medical Aid Wacs Is Urgent," contains a photo of Catherine Katopes. A note handwritten on the bottom of the article reads,"Cathy, write to the Herald and tell them to throw this picture...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to her mother, 20 August 1944]

    • 1944-08-20
    • Mead tells her mother how basic training is proceeding, including her near discharge for an episode of "nerves," the job selection process, her hope to attend radio school, being issued more new uniforms, going for sundaes, and seeing a performance...
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to friend Ginny, 1944]

    • 1944-09-23
    • Katopes talks of the Army shifting people to various countries and hopes for a good assignment for her friend. She provides a list of folks assigned to a base in Florida, mentions several that have received overseas assignments, and mentions rumors...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from friend Marie to Catherine Katopes, 1944]

    • 1944-09-25
    • Katopes' friend Marie writes from France, but describes her recent stay in England including buzz bombs, daily activities, and sightseeing. Marie describes the more primitive conditions after arriving in France, and talks of learning how to...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes 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
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in front of tent, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni in front of a tent. India, 1945. Writing on reverse:"Tent #2 - yours truly washing the face. Gives you an idea of the British desert[?] tent[?] we live in. Abdul made the bamboo rack for our helmets - I was thinking of you when...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-30
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves recaps her correspondence with friends and family and inquires after mutual acquaintances. She provides more details of her birthday party and mentions dinner with the admiral and a dance. Reeves still awaits permanent...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves 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 Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-15
    • Reeves describes the reaction to Roosevelt's death and the good news from the German front. She also describes her painting activities, room decorating, and a visit to the the impressive NCO club. She again notes that the club is closed to...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [WACs march in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march in formation along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, in May 1945. They are dressed in barracks caps, olive drab service jackets, and skirts. Several more platoons of women dressed in service uniforms, a Dodge...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-01
    • Pozyck has received two letters from her husband Louis, who is on leave in the States, and one from Jay, who has become ill while stationed in Texas. She tells her parents to not send her any more packages because she might be transferring to a new...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • WAVES Newsletter [October 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • October 1945 issue of the WAVES Newsletter, which contains articles of interest for members of the U.S. Navy WAVES and photographs of them at work. This issue focuses on de-mobilization, with articles including "More Policies Announced Regarding...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • You in navy blue [1973]

    • 1973
    • Color, fold-out recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Navy, published in 1973. Details of uniforms and recruit training are provided to encourage women to enlist. Also included is information on eligibility, career training, and a mail-in form for more...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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