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Alice Boehret Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0267
Overview

This collection consists of correspondence written by Alice Boehret during her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Boehret wrote almost daily letters between 1942 and 1946 to her family, mainly her sisters and mother, and document her time in the European Theater of War, particularly with the 74th General Hospital.

Dates: 1942 July 18-1946 November 20

Betty J. Sparks Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2629
Abstract

The Betty J. Sparks Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Betty J. Sparks by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Lindsey Waller of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society.

Dates: 2001

Geneva R. Thompson Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0212
Overview

Two portrait photographs of Geneva Thompson, who served with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, in uniform. Also included is a newspaper clipping regarding Thompson.

Dates: circa 1942

Gladys Bonine's "Recollections of One Army Nurse in World War II"

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0205
Overview

This collection consists of Gladys Bonine’s typed memoir entitled “Recollections of One Army Nurse in World War II.” The 132-page memoir documents Bonine’s service in World War II including her decision to enlist, her training, and her time as a nurse in England.

Dates: undated

Letter Regarding Mrs. Benneson Janes

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0199
Abstract

This collection contains a single letter from the American Red Cross concerning the transfer of Mrs. Benneson Janes during World War II.

Dates: 1945

Marinell St. Clair Eldredge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0129
Abstract

This collection features documents, news articles, and photographs from Marinell St. Clair Eldredge's participation in the 1945 Aviation Psychology Program Flight Project at the University of Tennessee. She was certified as a pilot for the U.S. Air Forces in 1945.

Dates: 1942-1946, undated

UT General Alumni Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0258
Overview

This collection contains items gathered by or sent to the UT General Alumni Association during and after World War II regarding University of Tennessee alumni participation in the war. Material includes photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, correspondence and more documenting several individuals.

Dates: 1943-1950, 1984