World War, 1939-1945 - Women

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Women collecting water in the war damaged village of Gessopalena, Italy
Date: 16 December 1943 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency By: Kaye, George Frederick, 1914-2004 Ref: DA-04765-F Description: Women collecting water in the war damaged village of Gessopalena, Italy. Photograph taken by George Kaye, 16 December 1943. Note on back of file print reads...
Miss Meryll Neely at her desk in the NZ Forces Club, Cairo, Egypt
Date: 19 Feb 1942 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-02386-F Description: Miss Meryll Neely sitting at her desk in the NZ Forces Club in Cairo, World War II. Taken on 19 February 1942 by an official photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w o...
Women assembling mortar shells, Swan Electric Company, Wellington - Photographer unidentified
Date: [between 1939-1945] From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: PAColl-0783-2-0437 Description: Women assembling mortar shells, Swan Electric Company, Dixon Street, Wellington. Photograph taken between 1939-1945 by an unidentified photographer. Source ...
Date: 20 Nov-4 Dec 1944 By: Dee family Ref: MS-Papers-6841 Description: Letter from Dee to her family in New Zealand written shortly after she arrived in Lautoka, Fiji; she describes all the happenings and events since her arriva...
Land Girl
Date: 1943 By: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 Ref: 1/4-000544-F Description: A land girl in overalls standing by cows. Taken by John Pascoe in Rotorua in 1943. Original caption reads: "Mrs Roosevelt was interested in work done by lan...
Land girls, Carol Sladden and June Matthews in dress uniform
Date: 1943 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-000701-F Description: Land girls, Carol Sladden (on the right) and June Matthews, in dress uniform. Photograph taken by John Dobree Pascoe, in 1943, at Mangaorapa, Hawke's Bay, wh...
Mrs Freyberg and Miss Meryll Neely welcoming the first party of Women's War Serice Auxiliary to arrive in Egypt
Date: 23 Oct 1941 From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: DA-02116-F Description: Mrs Freyberg and Miss Meryll Neely welcoming the first party of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WWSA) to arrive in Egypt during World War II. Taken at Tewfik, ...
Nurse and wounded soldiers of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Pacific at the 4th General Hospital in New Caledonia
Date: [ca 1940] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: WH-0384 Description: Nurses and wounded soldiers of the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Pacific at the 4th New Zealand General Hospital in New Caledonia. Included are:...
Member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Bari, Italy
Date: between 1939-1945 From: Latham, Iris :Photographs and papers collected during publication of "The WAAC Story" By: De Lautour, Natalie Sewell, 1917-2011 Ref: PAColl-1913-01 Description: Unidentified uniformed member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps carrying equipment, Bari, Italy, during World War 2. Photograph taken by Natalie Latour. I...
Date: 21 Nov 1941-28 Nov 1943 From: Mason, Helen Wilmot, 1915-2014: Manuscripts and photographs Ref: MS-Papers-11191-15 Description: Letters written to Malcolm Mason by his wife Helen, chiefly during the time he was a prisoner of war in Italy. Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Group of (mainly women) army personnel, during World War II
Date: ca 1940-1945 From: Raine, William Hall, 1892-1955 :Negatives of New Zealand towns and scenery, and Fiji Ref: 1/4-020864-G Description: Group of (mainly women) army personnel, during World War II. Photograph taken by William Hall Raine. Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s). Physical Descrip...
An inspection of female army personnel (WAACs) by Vida Jowett during World War II
Date: ca 1940-1945 From: Raine, William Hall, 1892-1955 :Negatives of New Zealand towns and scenery, and Fiji Ref: 1/4-020866-G Description: An inspection of femaly arny personnel by Vida Jowett during World War II. Photograph taken by William Hall Raine after 1942. Quantity: 1 b&w original nega...
Workers at Woodbourne Air Force Base, Blenheim
Date: [ca 20 December 1950] From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/240/09-F Description: A man and a woman working on a plane engine and propeller at Woodbourne Air Force Base photographed circa 20 December 1950 by an Evening Post photographer. ...
Date: 14 May 1993 From: Women's suffrage centennial year project By: Duncan, Josephine Ruth, 1913-2008; Horwood, Michelle, active 1993 Ref: OHInt-0402-10 Description: Josephine (Jo) Duncan talks about her family, grandfather Andrew Duncan, one of Wanganui's original settlers who came out from Ayreshire in Scotland in 1840,...
Date: [1939-1945] From: New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency Ref: PAColl-4161-01-042 Description: Photographs of coastal defence and operations during World war II in the Pacific Islands and New Zealand. Some photographs are identified with captions and i...
Date: 23 Aug 1999 By: de Joux, Marie, 1935-2015; Wilson, M Colleen, 1920- Ref: OHColl-0472/1 Description: Interviews the first woman in a technological capacity at the Meterological Office. Recalls how the information for weather reports was prepared with the hel...
Date: 6 Nov 2000 - 06 Nov 2000 From: Wartime nurses project By: Hardy, Christina Dorothy, 1916-2015 Ref: OHInt-0731/08 Description: Christina Dorothy (Dorothy) Hardy (nee Mackay) born Gore. Recalls attending Tapanui District High School and working for a firm in Heriot, Otago Farmers befo...
Date: 1926-1984, 1985 By: Embury, Ruth Elfriede, 1926- Ref: MS-Papers-4305 Description: A frank autobiographical account of life in Germany during and after the war, immigration to Australia, visits to family in East Germany, immigration to New ...
Two members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps in their flat, Hutt Valley
Date: 25 Mar 1944 From: Pascoe, John Dobree, 1908-1972 :Photographic albums, prints and negatives Ref: 1/4-000966-F Description: Two unidentified members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps having afternoon tea. Photograph taken by John Dobree Pascoe, 25 March, 1944. Caption on back of...
Date: 28-29 May 2007 - 28 May 2007 - 29 May 2007 From: Methven Heritage Project - RSA and Arable oral history project By: Sandys, Joseph Francis, 1922- Ref: OHInt-0920-15 Description: Interview with Joseph (Joe) Francis Sandys. Born in 1922 in Liverpool, England. Background parents Margaret Sandys (nee Bolton) and Joseph Sandys and sibling...