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World War (1939-1945) -- Women

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Goetz emigration form

Identifier: 2019-003-h-r

This item is an addendum to a German emigration form vouching that the person has no unpaid taxes. Betty Sara Goetz completed the form on December 2, 1940; the form provides Goetz tax number, an indication of her identification card, and that Nazi Germany did not have a concern for her taxes.

Dates: 1940-12-02

Wynona L. Boober Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 153, Folder: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-106-w-r

This collection contains one typed three page letter written by Sgt. Wynona L. Boober, WAC to Josephine during the Second World War. Also included is one obituary of Wynona Boober Aldrich.

Dates: 1944 October 3

O.V. "Jack" Burgman Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 21, Folder: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-261-w-r

This collectin contains eight correspondence from Anne Kallas to her fiancee SSgt O.V. "Jack" Burgman, USAAF, and one return letter during the Second World War.

Dates: 1944 May 11 - 1944 June 3

Ruth Fish Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 146, Folder: 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-259-w-r

This collection contains six original correspondence from various authors written to Ruth Fish during the Second World War. Also included is one photocopied Civil War letter from James H. Lord to his father in 1861.

Dates: 1861 October 21 - 1945 December 10; Majority of material found within 1945-01-25 - 1945-12-10

Series 1, Photographs, 1943 - 1948

Scope and Contents This series contains 87 small photographs in black and white depicting the time that Capt. Gretchen H. Yoffa spent with the American Red Cross Clubmobiles in Japan. There are photos of Japanese locals, the Clubmobiles and the women that ran them, Japanese architecture, Nagasaki and the aftermath of bombings, horse riding, and some other shots of men in uniform. There is also a group of photographs depicting a small military function, perhaps a small parade, on a baseball diamond. ...
Dates: 1943 - 1948

Series 2, Correspondence, 1944 - 1945

Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence from or concerning Capt. Gretchen H. Yoffa during the Second World War to her family. In October 1944, she wrote her family from Belgium and described the day to day of her time in Europe, adding a photograph with a young Belgian soldier. In December 1944, she wrote her sister and mentioned Paris being boring, and maybe visiting GI's in the hospital "for some excitement." In September 1945, a telegram was sent from the American Red Cross to her mother...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Series 3, Clippings, 1943 - 1945

Scope and Contents This series contains three newspaper clippings and one military unit newsletter. The clippings highlight Capt. Gretchen Yoffa and her sister, as well as the other women of the American Red Cross and the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), during the Second World War. The unit newsletter, "On the Beam" 20 June, 1945, highlights some daily recreational services on deck of the a ship, as well as short news stories. The news stories include President Truman's travel arrangements, and a story...
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Series 4, Identification certificate, 1944-07-05

Scope and Contents

This series contains one Certificate of Identity of Noncombatant for Capt. Gretchen H. Yoffa, at the time the equivalent of a Second Lieutenant. There is identifying information and an entitlement statement explaining Capt. Yoffa's priveleges as an officer of the Army of the United States should she be captured by the enemy. The cerificate was meant to be pocket carried and is signed by First Lieutenant Elmer F. Poelke, Adjutant General, United States Army.

Dates: 1944-07-05

Sally Sigel Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 5, Folder: 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2018-153-w-r

This collection contains four correspondence to Sally Sigel from various authors during and shortly after the Second World War.

Dates: 1943 January 3 - 1945 October 16

Frances S. Szalay Second World War correspondence, photographs, and other material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-012-w-r

This collection contains material donated by Frances Stephanie Szalay from her time in service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during and after the Second World War.

Dates: 1937 - 2003

Women's Army Corps photograph album

 Unprocessed Material — Box 1
Identifier: 2017-026-s

Gretchen H. Yoffa Red Cross Clubmobile photographs and other material

 Collection — Document-box 5
Identifier: 2018-012-s-r

This is a collection of photographs and other materials from Captain Gretchen H. Yoffa of the Red Cross Clubmobiles during the Second World War and after. The collection includes several photographs, and identification card, some correspondence, and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1943 - 1948