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World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Harriet Irene Oaks Lucy, 1936-1946

Collection Identifier: MC 1000
Overview:

The papers of Harriet Irene Oaks Lucy contain correspondence, military orders, clippings, insignia, photographs, etc., documenting her service in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Also included are letters from her aunt and uncle, Irene and William Voy, containing local and family news, as well as accounts of Irene's declining health relating to diagnoses of breast cancer and pernicious anemia.

Papers of Dorothy Warren, 1905-1983 (inclusive), 1937-1974 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 520
Overview:

Papers of Dorothy Warren, administrative officer in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, and photographer.

Papers of Edith Nourse Rogers, 1854-1961 (inclusive), 1881-1961 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 196
Overview:

Correspondence, speeches, photographs, etc., of Edith Nourse Rogers, Republican Congresswoman.

Papers of Hazel Hitson Weidman, 1896-2014

Collection Identifier: MC 763
Overview:

Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and drawings of Hazel Hitson Weidman, medical anthropologist and World War II WAVE.

Papers of Jeanne Schinto, 1913-2016

Collection Identifier: MC 835
Overview:

Diaries and correspondence of writer Jeanne Schinto.

Papers of Katherine M. Keene, 1941-1977 (inclusive), 1941-1945 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 817
Overview:

Correspondence, diaries, photographs, uniform, and ephemera documenting Katherine Keene's service as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WACs) attached to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II.

Papers of Mary W. Blumen, 1942-2013

Collection Identifier: MC 893
Overview:

Photographs and Army service records, etc., of Mary W. Blumen, a nurse who served with the 1st General Hospital in England and Frances during World War II.

Papers of Nona Baldwin Brown, 1908-2001 (inclusive), 1935-1979 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 770
Overview:

Collection includes baby books; journalism class papers; correspondence; scrapbooks; military records; newspaper articles by and about Brown; oral history transcripts; and photographs documenting the life of journalist Nona Baldwin Brown.

Papers of Ruth Thompson Peirce, 1902-1993

Collection Identifier: MC 455
Overview:

Correspondence, photographs, clippings, etc., documenting Ruth Thompson Peirce's service as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WACs) during World War II.

Papers of Winifred Quick Collins, ca.1913-2000 (inclusive), 1937-1999 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 541
Overview:

Correspondence, drafts of an autobiography, records of service in the Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service (WAVES) and U.S. Navy, photographs, and other papers of U.S. Navy Captain Winifred Quick Collins

Additional papers of Hildegard E. Peplau, 1922-2010 (inclusive), 1980-1998 (bulk)

Collection Identifier: MC 604
Overview:

Addenda to the papers of Hildegard E. Peplau, educator and psychiatric nurse, including biographical and personal material, correspondence, speeches, conference materials, writings, photographs, memorabilia, etc.

Radcliffe College Class of 1943 Oral History Project, 1988-1993

Collection Identifier: SC 120; 93-T4
Overview:

Transcripts, audiotapes, permissions, reports, and correspondence of the Radcliffe College Class of 1943 Oral History Project.

Records of the Cambridge Home Information Center, 1942-1975

Collection Identifier: MC 276
Overview:

Bylaws, programs, minutes, reports, etc., of Cambridge Home Information Center, an educational organization offering courses in cooking and household management for middle-class homemakers.

Videotape collection of the National Organization for Women, 1977-1988

Collection Identifier: Vt-25
Overview:

Videotapes of interviews, marches, press conferences, etc., of the National Organization for Women, the largest feminist organization in the United States.

When WAC Was a Dirty Word by Bertha Marie Strittmatter Clark, 1977?

Collection Identifier: MC 249
Overview:

Personal account of Bertha Marie Strittmatter Clark's experiences as a member of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps.