Found 3 collections related to Women soldiers -- United States

Gore, Dorothee, 1908-1982
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4799
4.6 linear feet (11 boxes)
Dorothee Gore was a lesbian who lived in New York City in the 1930s and became a member of the Women s Army Corp (WAC) during World War II. The collection includes personal letters and notes, scrapbooks, photographs, and memorabilia documenting... more
Pickens, Harriet, 1909-1969
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 759
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Harriet Pickens joined the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in 1944 as a member of the Women's Reserves in the U.S. Naval Reserve. She was one of two African American women to be sworn in as an officer, and she was... more
Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar, 1910-1995
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 490
3.46 linear feet (6 boxes)
Lawrence D. Reddick served as curator of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature, 1939-1948. An African-American historian, Reddick was interested in the role of the black soldier in U.S. wars and published on this topic. Concerned that the... more