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World War, 1939-1945 -- Women

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Records:

James Dewey family collection

Call Number: RH MS 1575

The James Dewey family collection consists mainly of his parents' letters, papers, and photographs concerning their service in World War II. Dewey's father, Ernest Dewey, served in the army and his mother, Helen Scamell, in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). There are also two generations of family photographs from his mother’s side, including some items from his grandfather, Ralph Scamell, an architect in Topeka, Kansas.

Dates: 1893-2002 (bulk 1910-1960)

Personal Papers of Lois Wilson

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: PP 445

The Lois Wilson collection contains a program and script for the play "Distinguished Service," a 1943 production of the University of Kansas Department of Speech and Drama with an all-female cast.

Dates: 1942 - 1943