World War, 1939-1945 -- Women
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook about the Atlanta chapter of the British War Relief Society. The scrapbook contains Society correspondence; newspaper clippings that document and request aid for the Atlanta chapter’s efforts; materials from fundraising and educational events; and a certificate from the British War Relief Society, Inc. to the Atlanta chapter. Of special note are the materials associated with the mock bombing at Piedmont Park, the touring of the Iron Duke, and Lord and Lady...
Dates: 1940-1945, undated
Scope and Content The collection contains Setze's military service records, certificates, awards, and correspondence. Also included are scrapbook pages containing poems from her fifth grade students in 1939; personal papers; a 1973 Georgia zip code directory booklet; a 1997 directory of the Atlanta Retired Teachers association; and a booklet on survivor benefits from the Navy. There are five notebooks that Setze used as travel logs, containing information about her travel expenses as well as notes about some...
Dates: 1936-1997, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains material collected by Enid Bryan Stephens and John Calhoun Stephens. Items include a driver's license, diploma, certificates, ordinations, programs, stickers, and a newspaper clipping. The collection also includes a program from the Nightingale play, war maps for the European and Pacific Theaters, and a copy of "Saddler's Railroad Time Book for the Use of Engineers and Firemen."
Dates: 1930-1980, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of personal papers of Esther Garrett Wynne, including correspondence with her brother, Franklin Garrett. Other documents are invitations, newspaper clippings, correspondence with others, memorabilia, and garden club yearbooks. There are also eight scrapbooks, which highlight Mrs. Wynne's activities throughout her life, including her first marriage, her time in the Red Cross, travels, and her social activities.
Dates: 1926-1972, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains a scrapbook of information on the Carnegie Library in Atlanta, Ga.
Scope and Content The bulk of this collection consists of personal correspondence to and from Gertrude Blair, dated 1943-1956 that describe the daily activities of her WAC service. They include her time at Archer Field in Brisbane, Australia; Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea, later renamed Jayapura (Indonesia); and Manilia, Philippines. Other documents include individual soldier records, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, military publications, event programs and a publication titled WACS...
Dates: 1943-1989; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945
Scope and Content This collection contains two autobiographical manuscripts written by Lawrence "Larry" Benton. Most of the names of people and places in the documents are pseudonyms. The first manuscript covers his education and time working as an engineer in Atlanta in the 1930s and 40s. Specifically, he writes about his time at the Georgia School of Technology with his friends George, Jack, and Fitzie; his work as an engineer at a co-op; and his many romantic interests. The second autobiography covers...
Dates: approximately 1965, 2001
Scope and Content This collection includes documents from the education, personal life, and career of Virginia Marion Broome Waterer. Materials include report cards; school certificates and programs; newspaper clippings; membership cards; church bulletins; newsletters; a plan for the Virginia-Highland Civic Association; a history of the residence at 900 Arlington Place; and programs from the New Era Study Club. Of particular note are papers regarding her work in the Women's Service Pilots (WASP) during World...
Dates: 1912-1999, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal correspondence and memorabilia of two families of two different time periods. The Waddells are the contributors of the Civil War period correspondence which demonstrate in great detail the conditions of the lives of those left at home and of the needs of the soldiers. These letters also demonstrate the role of an officer and the ability to have his wife follow his movements. The later correspondence and personal records were contributed by the Setze...
Dates: 1855-1966, undated