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Beatrice Nalser Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01045
Scope and Contents Letters, written between November 1943 to January 1944 and November 1944 to January 1945. Letters were written by Beatrice Nalser, who was a member of the Navy's WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) program. She was an Aviation Machinist Mate Third Class Petty Officer, later being promoted to the position of First Class Petty Officer. Her letters are written from Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia, and written to her parents in East Liverpool, Ohio. Her correspondence...

Maude M. Presslor Papers, 1913-1972

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.593
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diaries, correspondence, and biographic material of Maude M. (Mathas) Presslor (1898-1972) of Montezuma, Indiana from 1913-1970. Earlier papers and material relate to Presslor's life as a teenager and young adult during the World War I period. Letters from friends serving in France and a baby book detailing the early years of her three children, Betty Jean (Presslor) Montgomery, Frank Richard Presslor, and David Lowell Presslor, date from this period. Later...

Ruby Miller Letters to Herman Doesburg, 1942-1943

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Identifier: MS 00300
Scope and Contents Forty-six letters written by Ruby Miller, an Akron, Ohio, woman to Herman Doesburg, Miller's enlisted boyfriend at the U.S. Army’s Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland, during World War II, plus two letters to him from his parents.Ruby M. Miller worked in Akron in situations she variously identifies as a shop, a plant, a press, and a store. Herman Doesburg was assigned to the Chemical Warfare Service at Edgewood Arsenal. The first letter in the collection, dated 1942 March 10, was...

Mary Frances Switzer Papers

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Identifier: MS 00108
Scope and Contents Papers, letters, and photographs of Mary Frances Switzer (1919-2005) of Florida who served as a World War II army nurse in France, Belgium, and Germany. After a pre-war nursing degree completed in New Orleans, Mary spent time training in military camps in the United States and England. The collection comprises letters written during the war by Mary to her parents while she was abroad, in which she describes life in army camps and combat zones, leisure activities while on break, and the...

Williamsburg Woman's Club World War II Oral History Project Collection

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.76
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of transcripts and cassette tapes of interviews with 80 people by the Woman's Club of Williamsburg, Virginia to document the World War II experiences of people living in Williamsburg, Virginia in 2004. Folders may contain correspondence, biographical information, copies of photographs, previously written remembrances of WWII, and release forms. The collection also includes a small number of files created by the Woman's Club during the duration of the project.

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World War, 1939-1945--United States 3
American Red Cross--History--World War II period 2
Oral histories 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 2
Women--Diaries 2
World War, 1939-1945--European Front 2
World War, 1939-1945--Medical and sanitary affairs. 2
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives 2
Americans, abroad 1
Americans--Italy 1
Armed Forces--Officers--Training of 1
Audiocassettes 1
Blind Women--Travel 1
Broadsides 1
Camp Lee (Va.)--History--20th century 1
China--Description and travel 1
Clubs--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
College of William and Mary--Commencement 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
College of William and Mary--Presidents 1
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--20th century 1
Essays 1
Germany--Description and travel--20th Century 1
Great Depression 1
Greeting cards 1
Indiana--Social life and customs--20th century 1
Invitations 1
Italy--Social life and customs--1914-1945 1
James City County (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Japan--Description and travel 1
Letters (correspondence) 1
Matthew Whaley School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Membership lists 1
Memoranda 1
Minutes 1
Newspapers 1
Niagara Falls 1
Norfolk (Va.)--History, Naval. 1
Norge (Va.)--History 1
Notebooks 1
Ordinance 1
Petersburg (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Photograph albums 1
Photography 1
Programs 1
Reports 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--20th century 1
Richmond (Va.)--Social life and customs 1
Speeches, addresses, etc. 1
Taxation--United States 1
United States--Description and travel 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--City Council 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--City Planning Commission 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--History 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--Library 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--Photographs 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--Utilities 1
Women and the military 1
Women soldiers--Correspondence 1
Women--Education--Virginia--History 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans 1
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons 1
World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects--United States 1
World War, 1939-1945--United States--Scrapbooks 1
World War, 1939-1945--Women 1
Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Zoning ordinances 1
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Bennett, Henry Eastman, 1873-1941 1
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