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    • Clara Fredere Sullivan scrapbook

    • 1918-1919
    • Scrapbook containing primarily photographs from Sullivan's service near the end of World War I and the years immediately following. Specific locations noted include Fort Merritt, New Jersey; Rome; and various locations in France. The scrapbook...
    • WV0450 Clara Fredere Sullivan Collection, 1918 - 1919
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • American Women's Voluntary Services blue uniform with military-style blouse with four buttons embossed with "A.W.V.S." two patch pockets, and two pocket flaps, and shoulder straps, circa 1942. Left shoulder sleeve has the AWVS patch, the "War...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Portrait of Sherley Mae White]

    • 1944
    • Sherley Mae White, drum major, is seen here posing for the SPAR Band in her enlisted personnel service dress uniform, in Palm Beach, Florida in 1944. On her left sleeve is one service stripe, indicating four years of active service in the United...
    • WV0485 Sherley Mae White Papers
    • [Maggie V. McPherson at typewriter, circa 1946]

    • 1945
    • Maggie V. McPherson, seated at a desk, feeds paper into a typewriter, circa 1946. She wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with four service stripes for four years of service.
    • WV0123 Maggie V. McPherson Papers, 1942-1976
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-01-02
    • Goddard discusses a potential job opportunity and provides details of the office and some of her duties in Rapid City. She also mentions the cold weather, the need for warmer clothing, her New Years dinner, and her new address.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • U.S. Navy [1965]

    • 1965
    • Reprint of an article from the Delta Gamma Sorority magazine Anchora, Vol 77, No. 3, by Judy Hepplewhite of Bowling Green, Ohio, endorses a career as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Includes quotes from prominent women about the suitability and value...
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert reenlists, 1968]

    • 1968
    • This is a photograph of Wendy Gellert's official reenlistment. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, white undershirt, and tie of the United States Navy. The patch on her left arm indicates the rank of petty officer third class.
      Text...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert receives congratulations for reenlisting, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Wendy Gellert (right) receives congratulations from the recruiter for reenlistment in the United States Navy. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, white undershirt, and tie of the United States Navy. The patch on her left arm indicates the...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Mary Elizabeth Partridge receives award, 1968]

    • 1968-06-30
    • Mary "Pat" Partridge receives a pin honoring her twenty-five years of service in the American Red Cross on 30 July 1968 at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [USMC Dress blue uniform, circa 1987]

    • 1987
    • Marine Corps Dress Blue uniform, made of blue gabardine wool, with the U.S. Marines emblem on each lapel. It has four buttons down the front, one on each shoulder tab, and three on each of the decorative sleeve tabs. The buttons' design has an...
    • WV0417 Jenny Barker Papers
    • After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out [1994]

    • 1994
    • Side one of a two sided 1994 recruiting poster for women for the United States Marine Corps includes a photograph of three women Marines in dress uniforms with the caption,"After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out."
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out [1994]

    • 1994
    • Side two of a two sided 1994 recruiting poster for women for the United States Marine Corps with the caption,"After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out." Marines wear battle dress uniforms [BDUs} in woodland camouflage.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Marthalou Hunter, 1999

    • 1999
    • Primarily documents Marthalou Hunter's college years and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1947.

      Hunter discusses her education at three universities, including a negative experience at Duke University School of...
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Louise Nash Dorsett, 1999

    • 1999-01-19
    • Documents Louise Nash Dorsett's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Dorsett recalls her early life during the Depression and...
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers

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