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    • WAVES Newsletter [August 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • August 1945 issue of "The WAVES Newsletter" It contains items of interest to members of the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. Articles of general interest include "WAVES in Hawaii Bid Aloha to Captain 'Mac'" and "WAVES Observe Third...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [SPARs in exercise suits at Palm Beach, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bonnie James Baxter (left) and three other SPARs pose in their exercise suits in Palm Beach, Florida, in summer 1944. The women hold various items including a large wooden box.
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus with retirement gift, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Colonel Patricia Quisenberry presents Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus with a present at Wirkus' retirement ceremony, circa 2005. In the box are items from her twenty-seven years in the air force such as various squadron patches, service medals,...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Guinea gold [1945]

    • 1945-01-07
    • Four-page newsletter containing reports from all over the world concerning war activities and news items from the U.S.

      Four-page newsletter on newsprint contains over 50 war-related reports from around the world, including the U.S.,...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • WAVES Newsletter [January 1946]

    • 1946-01
    • January 1946 issue of "The WAVES Newsletter" It contains items of interest to members of Women Accepted for Emergency Volunteer Service. Articles of general interest include "Legislation will be Introduced to Permit WAVES in Postwar Navy"Training...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-27
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves comments on her parents' move, swimming in the ocean, special food items, movies and social activities, the base, and Americans' resentment of the Australian soldiers.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to mother, 1945]

    • 1945-03-27
    • Jean Reeves answers her mother's personal questions and mentions her use and/or want of many items, including hosiery; photo prints; canned olives, spreads, and other foodstuffs; and feminine hygiene products and toiletries.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • The army nurse [June 1945]

    • 1945-06
    • June 1945 issue (Volume 2, Number 6) of "The Army Nurse" It contains items of interest for members of the United States Army Nurse Corps. Articles of general interest include "The Road Ahead"En Route'January 1945" and "Plastic Eyes"
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-05-04
    • Marshall lists the items she purchased at the PX; discusses potential birthday presents, including pajamas, a prayer book, and an identification bracelet; explains the information on her dog tags; and mentions that other nurses are leaving for...
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • The army nurse [May 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • May 1945 issue (Volume 2, Number 5) of "The Army Nurse" It contains articles of interest to members of the Army Nurse Corps. Items of general interest include the articles "Nurses Also Cry"Army Nurse in War Show Draws Record Crowds to View ANA's...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [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
    • WAVES Newsletter[November 1945]

    • 1945-11
    • November 1945 issue of the "WAVES Newsletter" It contains items of interest to members of the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. Articles of interest include "WAVES Instruct Bombardiers at Banana River Air Station" and "Hydrographic...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WAC clothing and personal items in barracks, 1945]

    • 1945-04-18
    • Photo of the proper arrangement of clothing and personal items in the barracks taken April 18, 1945. Uniforms are hung from a bar, with shirts, dresses, and coats hanging left to right. Above the clothing rack is an open cabinet with two shelves...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC foot locker arrangement at Ft. Myers, Florida, 1945]

    • 1945-04-18
    • Photo shows the proper arrangement of a foot locker, taken April 18, 1945. Socks and other items are rolled tightly in the bottom left, while the bottom right compartment contains gloves, ties, and hats are stacked separately. In the top...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Lee Wilson's bunk in Vietnam, 1969]

    • 1969
    • Photograph of WAC quarters belonging to Lee Wilson while stationed at Long Bihn, Vietnam, in 1969. A frame with mosquito netting is over the bed, which has various items, including a teddy bear and a magazine, on top of it. Wilson's caption for the...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • Oral history interview with J. Holley Watts, 2008

    • 2008-03-09
    • Primarily documents J. Holley Watts' service in the American Red Cross as a "Donut Dolly" during the Vietnam War, her poetry about her experiences, and her feelings on postwar American culture.

      Watts describes her collegiate education at...
    • WV0407 J. Holley Watts Oral History
    • Base E beacon,  1945

    • 1945-01-29
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column addressing "Rumor Mongering" on the base. Other columns include "The War in Brief"Bombs and the Japanese Mentality," the history of New Guinea, an Army question-and-answer column, and a...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Boomerang arc [1945]

    • 1945-02-01
    • Volume 3, Number 6 of the publication by the Southwest Pacific Area (SWPA) American Red Cross primarily features announcement of new appointments, commendations, and marriages and news items from various posts.

      Four-page publication of the...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Jo Plumb in Patton Barracks, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WAC Jo Plump sits on a cot listening to a Zenith Model 8G005Y Trans-Oceanic Radio at Patton Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany. A pack of cigarettes, a lighter, a Pepsi drinking glass, and several other items can be see on the cabinet supporting the...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History

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