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World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Includes works related to women's work and service during World War II.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy C. Stratton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 366
Abstract This collection contains papers, clippings and photographs documenting Dorothy Stratton’s life, especially her role as Purdue Dean of Women and Director of the USCG SPARS.
Dates: 1935-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1947; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/1980

Lieutenant Dorothy C. Stratton photograph

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 51
Identifier: 2022-116
Dates: November 6, 1942

Lois Lee Thompson WAVES scrapbook (ca. 1944-45)

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2022-019

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

Helen B. Schleman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 334
Scope and Contents The Helen Schleman papers document the life of Helen B. Schleman from her time as a student at Northwestern University in the 1920s up until her death in 1992. Much of the collection documents Schleman’s tenure at Purdue University as Head of the Women’s Residence Halls, Dean of Women, and Dean Emeritus, as well as her military service in the Coast Guard Women’s Reserve (SPARs) during World War II. Additionally, the collection contains Schleman’s collection of newspaper clippings pertaining to...
Dates: 1920 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1980

Tippecanoe County Extension Homemakers records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190808.1

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

Women in the War, World War II poster

 Unprocessed — Folder 2024-131
Identifier: 2024-131