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    • Oral history interview with Norma Petree Shaver, 2001

    • 2001-05-24
    • WV0217 Norma Petree Shaver Papers
    • Primarily documents Norma Petree Shaver's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.

      Shaver recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brother being drafted into the service, working at R.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and the...
    • [Letter from Charlotte Schuck to family, 1944]

    • 1944-01-29
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • Charlotte Schuck writes of the many letters she has received and inquires after family and friends back home. She tells of going to the Lucky Strike broadcast of "Your All-Time Hit Parade" at Carnegie Hall, and her plans to attend the Palmolive...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-04
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has just received lots of letters. She is working in an orthopedic ward with army nurses and native Filipinos. She notes the poverty of the native people, the frequent rain, and her gear being constantly damp.
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • [Letter to Charlotte Schuck from mother, 1943]

    • 1943-04-01
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • Schuck's mother discusses her volunteer work with the Red Cross, hosting company, the health and welfare of people from Charlotte's hometown, activities of her daily life, and preparing packages and letters to send to Charlotte.
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943-05-31
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery describes her first day of flying, including being allowed to do maneuvers and land the PT-19. She also mentions watching a movie on base, attending vespers, their first physical training (PT) exercises, the showers, and how everyone enjoys...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-02-20
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall, now stationed in Gloucestershire, England, has been ill but is recovering. She expects to move to the continent, perhaps following the army of occupation, and remain in Europe for at least a year, based on news reports. She also mentions...
    • [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 Marie Cody to Don, 14 March, 1945.]

    • 1945-03-14
    • WV0157 Marie Cody Papers
    • Cody writes of how easy it is to misunderstand things in letters and how hard it is to have a serious discussion through them. She wishes to be transferred to Alaska or Hawaii and discusses potential husbands, especially Larry.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-05
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer describes how she was unable to come home for the weekend because she did not receive her pay. She describes the unit parading in the snow and ice, supply and administration exams, her latest paycheck, and the distribution of her finances.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-03
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck asks her mother to send pantyhose and brassieres, and discusses exchanging worn clothes with the locals for souvenirs. She notes that her letters to her husband are still being returned, but is hopeful he is alive as a prisoner of war.
    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...
    • Letters to Mrs. McIver 1884-1906, n.d. [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1884-1906
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters written to Mrs. Lula Martin McIver by family, friends and associates from 1884 to about 1906. A few of the letters are written by Mrs. McIver herself, some to unknown persons. Topics include letters from W.D. McIver, Claude McIver,...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-25
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck is disconcerted that letters she sent to her husband in November have been returned. She assumes that he hasn't received any of her letters and does not know she is overseas.
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-15
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan writes in great detail about V-E Day celebrations in Marseilles, France, including French revelers swarming the streets, a party at the local T.C. club, multiple guns salutes, and the celebratory artillery salvos that occurred...

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