8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Female.

  1. Oveta Culp Hobby papers, 1941-1997

    2,200 items. 11 containers plus 2 oversize. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Newspaper editor and publisher, director of the Women’s Army Corps, secretary of health, education, and welfare, and businesswoman. Correspondence, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hobby’s work during World War II as chief of the Women’s Interest Section of the Bureau of Public Relations in the War Department and as the first director of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps.

  2. Charity Adams Earley papers, 1928-2002

    1,000 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American army officer, educator, and civic activist. Book drafts, correspondence, military records, speeches, notes, press clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Earley’s experience as the first African-American commissioned officer in the Women’s Army Corps during World War II and her community activities later in life.

  3. John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966

    400 items. 3 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World War II.

  4. Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987

    29,500 items. 58 containers plus 1 oversize and 2 classified. 29.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African-American pilots during World War II.

  5. Fox Movietone newsreel collection--World War II paper records, 1922-1946

    14,000 items. 37 containers plus 7 oversize. 16 linear feet. -- Moving Image Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cameramen’s dope sheets (detailed notes of stories filmed), continuity sheets (synopses of newsreels distributed to theaters), and turnovers (one sentence descriptions of each story filmed) from this major pioneer in the newsreel industry. Collection also contains other paper materials including telegrams, speeches, photographs, programs, and memoranda that provide details of the newsreels created by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Although the entire Fox Movietone newsreel collection spans 1916-1963, these materials document the World War II period.

  6. Emma Delano Pettengill collection, 1942-1991 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    1 photograph.. 1 clipping.. 4 military papers.. 523 letters.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection includes clippings, correspondence, military papers, printed matter, and photographic prints.

  7. Doris J. Watson collection, 1939-1946 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    4 photographs.. 148 letters (283 pages).. 1 civilian paper.. 1 clipping.. 1 military paper.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection includes clippings, civilian papers, correspondence, military papers, and photographic prints.

  8. Elizabeth J. Harper papers, 1943-1984

    80 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Foreign service officer and member of Women's Army Corps. Correspondence, memoranda, oral history transcript, writings, maps, prints, certificates, newspaper clippings, and other material relating primarily to Harper's service in the Women's Army Corps and as a foreign service officer in the Department of State.