Totsye Harper Winslow collection on the Curtiss-Wright Cadettes, 1943-1995 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet
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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 members of the Purdue Cadette classes. The collection is mostly representative of the Purdue Cadettes, with very little information on the women who graduated from Curtiss-Wright Programs at other Universities. This collection would be useful tor researchers interested in women in science, the Curtiss-Wright Corporation, World War II production, and the role of women in the war effort. Types of materials include: photographs, programs, newsletters, and papers.