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Arline E. Furstman Papers

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Arline E. Furstman Papers, 1944-1945 | Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

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ID: 03/WV0287

Primary Creator: Furstman, Arline E.

Extent: 0.01 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Collection is arranged chronologically.

Subjects: Furstman, Arline E., United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve, United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve - Military life, Women in war, Women veterans - United States, World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, Female, World War, 1939-1945 - Women - United States

Forms of Material: Women sailors - United States - Correspondence

Languages: English

Abstract

Arline E. Furstman served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

Letters and postcards from Arline Furstman to an acquaintance in Jamaica, Long Island, chiefly document Furstman's service with the WAVES in 1944 and 1945. Letters detail her duties in the military; off-duty activities; reactions to VJ Day in August 1945; entertainment; and the 1945 plane crash into the Empire State Building.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Letters and postcards from Arline Furstman to an acquaintance in Jamaica, Long Island, chiefly document Furstman's service with the WAVES in 1944 and 1945. Letters detail her duties in the military; off-duty activities; reactions to VJ Day in August 1945; entertainment; and the 1945 plane crash into the Empire State Building.

Biographical Note

Arline E. Furstman served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II. In the fall of 1944, she was at the Naval Station at Great Lakes, Illinois. By November 1944, Furstman had been sent to San Diego, California, and in July 1945, she was ordered to San Bruno, California. Her date of discharge from the WAVES is unknown.

Subject/Index Terms

Furstman, Arline E.
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve - Military life
Women in war
Women veterans - United States
World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, Female
World War, 1939-1945 - Women - United States

Administrative Information

Repository: Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

Alternate Extent Statement: 13 items

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

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Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Acquisition Method: Purchased in 2003.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Arline E. Furstman Papers, Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project, Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC, USA.

Processing Information: Jason Setzer, October 2003


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Letters and postcards from Arline Furstman to an acquaintance in Jamaica, Long Island, chiefly document Furstman's service with the WAVES in 1944 and 1945. Letters detail her duties in the military; off-duty activities; reactions to VJ Day in August 1945; entertainment; and the 1945 plane crash into the Empire State Building.


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