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Women in the Service

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Photographs (left to right) of Dorothy Dempsey, Eileen Witte Treash, Edie Meeks and Taylor Lorchak (photos courtesy of Dr. Elizabeth Norman, Eileen Witte Treash, Edie Meeks, and Taylor Lorchak)

  • Catherine Ballantine

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    College: NJC '45
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: USO
    Volunteer
  • Adaline Bloom

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    College: NJC '41
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: OSS
    Office of War Information
  • Virginia Boardman

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    College: NJC '41
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Public Health Service
    Cadet Nurse Corps
  • Mary Lou Norton Busch

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    College: NJC '45
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Manhattan Project
    Chemist; worked in Houdaille-Hershey Plant in Decatur, IL
  • Alma Geist Cap

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    College: NJC '38
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Red Cross
    Pacific Theater
  • Marcia Collins

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    Conflict(s): Vietnam War
    Military Branch & Unit: Army Nurses Corps
    Army Nurse Corps; 8th Field Hospital at Nha Trang;?91st Evacuation Hospital at Tuy Hoa
  • Helen T. Dauster

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    College: NJC '48; SCI '66
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Quartermaster Corps; civilian?
  • Betty Davis

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    College: DC '66
    Military Branch & Unit: Peace Corps
    Served in Nigeria in 1966
  • Gloria Decker

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    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Women's Army Corps (WAC); Home front
  • Dorothy Dempsey

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    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Coast Guard
    U.S. Coast Guard Women's Reserve (SPARS); 18th Regiment
  • Frieda Finklestein Feller

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    College: NJC '41
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: U.S Government
    Office of Censorship
  • B. Lauriel Moodie Giantonio

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    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Army Nurse Corps; European Theater of Operations; 101st General Hospital
  • Nancy Petersen Godfrey

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    College: NJC '44
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Navy
    Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); Wildwood Naval Air Station
  • Elizabeth Bacon Harris

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    College: NJC '45
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Nurse; Veterans Administration hospital
  • Judith Harper Hassert

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    College: NJC '43
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Librarian at Camp Kilmer
  • Flora Campbell Jespersen

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    College: NJC '45
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: USO, Red Cross
    Volunteer
  • Ida Perlmutter Kamich

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    College: NJC '38
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Women's Army Corps (WAC); dietitian at the 30th General Hospital; European Theater
  • Janice Karesh

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    College: NJC '45
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: USO
    Volunteer
  • Ann Kelsey

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    Conflict(s): Vietnam War
    Military Branch & Unit: Army Special Services
    Civilian librarian for Army Special Services in Saigon, Cam Ranh Bay, Dong Ba Thin and Nha Trang
  • Debora La Torre

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    Conflict(s): Afghanistan
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
  • Taylor Lorchak

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    College: Rutgers Camden '20
    Military Branch & Unit: Army National Guard
  • Lois Manning

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    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Army Nurse Corps; 109th Evacuation Hospital and 106th Evacuation Hospital; European Theater
  • Edie Meeks

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    Conflict(s): Vietnam War
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Army Nurse Corps; 3rd Field Hospital in Saigon;?71st Evacuation Hospital at Pleiku
  • Edna Newby

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    College: NJC '31
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: USO/Army
    Volunteer
  • Mary Hance Owen

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    College: NJC '41
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Civilian clerk
  • Mary Jo Rice-Mahoney

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    Conflict(s): Vietnam War; Cold War
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Army Nurse Corps; 67th Evacuation Hospital, Qui Nhon
  • Jean O'Grady Sheehan

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    College: NJC '43
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Navy
    Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); recruiter in Atlanta, GA
  • Alice Talbot Sofin

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    College: NJC '38
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Clerk at Raritan Arsenal
  • Pearl Paterson Thompson

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    College: NJC '41
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Navy
    Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); Office of Naval Intelligence
  • Eileen Witte Treash

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    College: NJC '49
    Conflict(s): Korean War; Cold War
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Dietitian
  • Helen Walkinshaw

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    College: NJC '52
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Navy
    Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); military intelligence
  • Margaret Harriet Waugh

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    College: NJC '44
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Navy
    Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); Hospital Corps
  • Dorothy Salkin Welles

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    College: NJC '41
    Conflict(s): World War II
    Military Branch & Unit: Army
    Dietitian, Camp Kilmer