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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

Bobbe Johnson Memories of Pearl Harbor

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0328
Overview This collection contains a 12-page typescript memoir by Bobbe Johnson in which Johnson describes the days before, during, and after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Johnson was living with her husband, a lieutenant with the U.S. Navy, in Oahu, Hawaii at the time. Johnson’s husband survived the attack, but many of their friends and coworkers did not. Johnson goes into detail regarding their fear of a Japanese invasion as well as everyone stepping up to take care of each other in the aftermath of...
Dates: circa 1991

Brenda Sue Hutchison Ration Book

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Identifier: CSWS-0234
Overview

This collection is a single ration book issued to Brenda Sue Hutchison on May 11, 1945 in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1945 May 11

Elizabeth K. Rogers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0270
Overview This collection includes photographs and correspondence documenting Elizabeth K. Rogers’s time serving as a nurse during World War II. The photographs depict Rogers alongside other nurses while stateside, serving in France, and aboard their ship back to the United States following the end of the war. The letters include handwritten, typewritten, and V-mail correspondence between Rogers and her mother, Mrs. E. B. Rogers of Sevierville, during the war, particularly while Rogers was stationed...
Dates: 1943-1945

Ella S. Wheeler Ration Books

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0295
Overview

This collection includes two partially used ration books that were allocated to Ella S. Wheeler during 1942 and 1943.

Dates: 1942-1943

Frances Lovelace Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0340
Overview

This collection documents Frances Lovelace's World War II service in WAVES. It cntains copies of photographs, an invitation to the launching of the USS Hitchiti, detachment papers, news articles about Lovelace, and a short manuscript by Lovelace penned in 1973 entitled "Crisis 1973."

Dates: 1943-1946, 1973

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

Helen F. Kuhns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2560
Abstract

The Helen F. Kuhns Papers, 1944-1963 (bulk 1945) consist primarily of incoming correspondence of Kuhns, a member of the women's naval branch during World War II. In addition to incoming correspondence, this collection also contains government issued pamphlets and flyers as well as correspondence to the Round Robin group.

Dates: 1944-1963 (bulk 1945)

Hubert and Bethel Whaley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0336
Overview

This collection documents the World War II service and experiences of spouses Hubert and Bethel Whaley. Included are correspondence, military documents, propaganda leaflets, and postcards from the time of the war. Also included is a typed manuscript by Bethel entitled “Reminiscences of World War II” written in 1991.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1991

Jeanne Barkley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0231
Overview

This collection includes 10 ration books issued during World War II to Jeanne Alice Barkley, her sister Elizabeth George Barkley, and their mother Blanche Joella Barkley. Also included are four issues of Yank magazine.

Dates: 1942-1945

Luttrell, McClure, and Goehring Families Ration Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1778
Abstract

This collection houses ration books issued to the Luttrell, Walling, McClure, Dunwoody, Aucker, Johnston, and Goehring families of Knoxville, Tennessee and to the Bucklew family of West Virginia during World War II. Ration books one through four are represented in addition to ration tokens and wallets to hold these materials.

Dates: 1942-1943

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

Mrs. Vincent Bartlen News Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0093
Abstract

This collection features eight newspaper clippings from the Milwaukee Journal discussing the efforts of American soldiers in World War II in 1944.

Dates: 1944 February 24 - November 5, undated

Roslyn Balcombe Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0116
Abstract

This collection includes Roslyn Balcombe's 58-page handwritten memoir about her World War II experiences.

Dates: 1995 March 22

Veda Bateman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0261
Overview

This collection includes photocopies of photographs from Veda Bateman’s service with the American Red Cross during World War II. Also included are two buttons, one from the Red Cross, and with the Nazi Eagle insignia.

Dates: circa 1945