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Mary Lou Schiltz papers on Purdue in World War Two

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSA 370
Scope and Contents The collection contains several clippings, pamphlets and announcements belonging to Mary Lou Schiltz, who was a Home Economics student at Purdue during World War Two. Of particular interest are materials relating to the experiences of women students during this time, including: program material for the Work to Win Conference that was compulsory for women students, an article about the RCA engineering cadette program that was modeled after the Curtiss-Wright Cadettes, and other articles...
Dates: 1942 - 1943

Totsye Harper Winslow collection on the Curtiss-Wright Cadettes

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 195
Scope and Contents The Totsye Harper Winslow papers on the Curtis-Wright Cadettes (1943-1997; 0.25 cubic feet) documents role and history of the Curtis-Wright Cadettes at Purdue and in the Curtis-Wright Corporation during World War II.  Photographs, newsletter, and clippings document their time at Purdue as well as the Engineering Cadette Program.  Programs, newsletters, and papers document local and national reunions of the cadettes, as well as their history.  Also included is information on the individual...
Dates: 1943 - 1995; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2008

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female X

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