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    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-31
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck describes her recent birthday celebration, in which the ship's crew and fellow army nurses sung her happy birthday and gave her gifts and a birthday cake.
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Fulner Wakefield, 2003

    • 2003
    • WV0275 Kathryn F. Wakefield Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathryn Wakefield's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.



      Wakefield discusses the Depression, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and attending business...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-30
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Anna Jean Coomes Woods, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • WV0019 Anna Jean Coomes Woods Papers
    • Primarily documents Anna Jean Coomes Woods' experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946, including basic training in New York and her duty stations in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Also...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Madden Hobbins, 1999

    • 1999-03-18
    • WV0054 Frances M. Hobbins Papers
    • Primarily documents Frances Madden Hobbins's pre-war family life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Hawaii during World War II; and her post-war career in computers.

      Early topics focus...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-23
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has received a telegram and mail from the first of the month, and is thankful that so many people are thinking of her and her husband's safety. She notes the Filipinos' celebration of George Washington's birthday.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-15
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck discusses her plan to leave the army and start a family with Louis as soon as war is over, and her plan to celebrate promotions and Jay's birthday.
    • [Letter from Lamb to mother Ryan, Pap, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-03-22
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan's friend "Lamb" writes to Ryan's family, thanking them for a birthday card they sent and expressing how much she value's Ryan's companionship."Lambie" also discusses being on on night duty for five separate wards, including a...
    • [Letter from Jean Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-27
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves describes her social activities, including dances, visiting Bettie, and her surprise birthday celebration.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-18
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves describes the weather, a Saint Patrick's Day-themed birthday party, boat rides, her recent dental work, insurance and financial matters, and her fear that one of the "detail boys is going slightly psycho."
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee, 2013

    • 2014-05-17
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee and her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves.

      Blee recalls living in various countries throughout her childhood because of her father's service...
    • [A student opening gifts at birthday party, 1960]

    • 1960
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A student opening gifts at her birthday party while other students look on. A record is being played on the record player. (Caption on back: (Maryann Allen's birthday)
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-05-04
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her mother, 1943]

    • 1943-01-27
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer, probably now stationed at Fort Custer, Michigan, discusses catching as cold that has been going around, attending a dance at Battle Creek, working in the file department, and going on a date to celebrate her birthday.

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