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  • Description: diary
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    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • [Diary of Jennie Kwiatanowski, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0313 Jennie Kwiatanowski Diary
    • Jennie Kwiatanowski served as a member of the WAAC [Womens' Army Auxiliary Corps] during World War Two. Her diary spans the time period from March 23, 1943 to June 27, 1943. It largely chronicles her early training near Daytona Beach, Florida, as...
    • Ruby Jewell Diary, 1877

    • 1877
    • MSS282 19th and 20th Century Diary Collection, 1849-1925
    • This diary belonged to school teacher Ruby Jewell whose family emigrated to California from Vermont in the late 1850s or early 1860s. Entries include family news, teaching in school, giving music lessons, making a bead garret, church activities,...
    • Jewell Diary, 1866

    • 1866
    • MSS282 19th and 20th Century Diary Collection, 1849-1925
    • This diary is believed to be from a member of the Jewell Family living in Redwood City, California but it is not clear who is the actual author. The first section contains a San Francisco Directory. Entries describe family news, weather, daily...
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • [WAVES in receiving line, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • WAVES in dress white uniforms with officer's combination hats form a receiving line with Captain and Mrs. Greer at an event at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1943. Pictured (left to right) are: 1. Cleaworth, 2. H. Terry, 3. Eunice...
    • [Meterology class photo, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Meterology class photo at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, circa 1944. The WAVES in the photo wear their white dress uniforms with officer's combination hats with white covers.
    • [Recieving line at U.S. Navy event, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Navy servicemen and women in dress whites greet other navy personnel at an event at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1944. The receiving line includes (right to left) Amelia Cowaia, Capt. Greer, Mrs. Greer, Lt. Cmdr Palmer or Hancock, and...
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry on a vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry, posed on a vanity with an atlas, in WAVES dress blue uniform in 1943.
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry at vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry in 1943, seated at a vanity and reflected in a mirror. She holds a pen over an open atlas and wears her WAVES dress blue uniform.
    • [WAVES in snow storm, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Four WAVES in raincoats and havelocks stand in the snow at Smith College, Massachusetts, circa 1942.
    • [Henrietta Terry in snow, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Lt. Henrietta P. Terry, in WAVES raincoat and havelock, salutes the camera while standing in a snowstorm at Smith College, Massachusetts, circa 1942.
    • [Diary of Jenice M. Klee, 1943]

    • 1943-1945
    • WV0279 Jenice M. Klee Diary
    • Jenice M. Klee served in a clerical capacity for the United States Coast Guard SPARS program during the Second World War. Her diary spans the period from January 1, 1943 to December 23, 1945. It is primarily concerned with Klee's social and work...
    • [World War One diary, 1918]

    • 1918-09-28
    • WV0280 WWI Diary
    • Diary entry describing an instructional meeting for members of the Red Cross assigned to France. The entry states that twenty male and thirty female volunteers met at Union Station in Washington D.C. to begin the journey to France.
    • [Diary of Audrey Meyers, 1944-1945]

    • 1944
    • WV0151 Audrey Meyers Diary
    • Audrey Meyers (1924-1992) served in the Women's Army Corps from 1944-1945. In her diary, she discusses her basic training at Fort Des Moines in Iowa, her daily life working as a medical technician at Halloran General Hospital in New York City, and...

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