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Oveta Culp Hobby papers

Oveta Culp Hobby

Oveta Culp Hobby papers

by Oveta Culp Hobby

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army. Women"s Army Auxiliary Corps,
  • United States. War Dept. Bureau of Public Relations. Women"s Interest Section,
  • United States,
  • Women in war,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Female Participation,
  • United States. Army. Women"s Army Corps,
  • Women

  • About the Edition

    Correspondence, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hobby"s work during World War II as chief of the Women"s Interest Section of the Bureau of Public Relations in the War Department and as the first director of the Women"s Army Auxiliary Corps, renamed Women"s Army Corps in 1943.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2,200 11 2 4.4
    Number of Pages2200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25207434M
    LC Control Number82026146

    The mission of the Oveta Culp Hobby Memorial Library (OCHML) is to help patrons develop the Information Literacy competencies that will enable them to achieve success in their Academic pursuits and to become effective, lifelong information users. The mission equally is to support the instructional and research needs of CTC faculty and.   • The Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier & Family Readiness Center at Fort Hood is named for her. • She is a member of the National Women’s Hall of Fame. It .

    On Ap , in Houston, Texas, the Postal Ser­vice™ will issue an cent Oveta Culp Hobby (3rd ounce) definitive stamp, in one design in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 20 stamps (Item ). This stamp in the Distinguished Americans series honors Oveta Culp Hobby (–), journalist, business leader, and public.   Oveta Culp Hobby, the creator of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps in World War II, the first Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare and a longtime executive at .

    Oveta Culp Hobby Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist by Debra L. Winegarten. Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist This young adult biography introduces readers to a remarkable woman who founded the Women's Army Corps, served as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, and ran a media empire that included the Houston Post newspaper and radio and TV stations. Oveta Culp Hobby, publisher of the Houston Post, began her career of public service at age 20 when she became the first woman parliamentarian of the Texas House of Representatives. In , she joined the staff of the Post, where she met and married former governor William Hobby. During World War II, she worked for the War Department and was appointed commander of the Women's Auxiliary Army.


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Guide to the Oveta Culp Hobby Papers, – at the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University; Oveta Culp Hobby and the Women's Army Corps; Spring, Kelly. "Oveta Hobby". National Women's History Museum. Women in the U.S. Army; War-time interview with Oveta Culp Hobby on Januedition of CBS's World News TodayChildren: 2, including William Jr.

The Oveta Culp Hobby Papers detail the public life of Hobby, a Houston-based business, media, military, and political leader during the ss. Mrs. Hobby was the first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, chairman of the board of the Houston Post, and wife to Texas Lt.

Gov. and later Governor, William P. Hobby. HOBBY, OVETA CULP (–). Oveta Culp Hobby, first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, and chairman of the board of the Houston Post, second of seven children of Ike W.

and Emma Oveta Culp Hobby papers book (Hoover) Culp, was born in Killeen, Texas, on Janu Her father was a lawyer and state legislator. Title Oveta Culp Hobby papers, Summary Oveta Culp Hobby papers book, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hobby's work during World War II as chief of the Women's Interest Section of the Bureau of Public Relations in the War Department and as the first director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, renamed Women's Army Corps in Oveta Culp Hobby (–) had a lifetime of stellar achievement.

During World War II, she was asked to build a women's army from scratch—and did. Hobby became Director of the Women's Army Corps and the first Army woman to earn the rank of colonel.

President Eisenhower chose her as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, making her the second woman in history to be appointed. ABSTRACT: Oveta Culp Hobby, the second child and second daughter of a country family, was born with unusual intellectual gifts.

The girl's parents permitted her to develop her gifts organically, and by early adulthood she launched herself into the world of Texas politics and business.

She augmented her self-education by seeking the example and guidance of intelligent and educated women. Oveta Culp Hobby was born on Janu in Killeen, Texas to Isaac William Culp and Emma Elizabeth Hoover. She held a number of positions within the paper including book editor and executive vice president.

Inshe wrote and published a book, Mr. In November Mrs. Hobby executed an instrument of gift for these papers. Linear feet: 74 Approximate number of pages:Approximate number of items: 74, Literary rights in these papers are reserved to Oveta Culp Hobby during her lifetime and, thereafter, to the people of the people of the United States.

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OVETA CULP HOBBY MEMORIAL LIBRARY Oveta Culp Hobby Memorial Library BuildingCentral Campus P.O. Box Killeen, TX () [email protected] (Click on Academics drop to Library) For more information about MLA Style, contact: Teaching Learning Center (TLC) Hobby Memorial Library Central Texas College.

Immediately download the Oveta Culp Hobby summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Oveta Culp Hobby. Oveta Culp Hobby.

Janu –Aug Oveta Culp Hobby's fascination with government began when she was a young girl, and it continued through her long and interesting life.

She was born in Killeen inthe daughter of state legislator Ike Culp. Oveta Culp received her law degree in from The University of Texas at Austin. The majority of the collection is comprised by the research conducted by AL Shire for the Oveta Culp Hobby Memorial Book.

This includes interviews and contacts used, the various drafts, corrections and final copy of the memorial book. Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist is a good book to hand to a questioning middle-schooler. Some people do seem to do it all, and Hobby, as author Debra Winegarten demonstrates, is one of them.

The apt title describes only three of Oveta Culp Hobby's multiple s: Because of her accomplishments, Oveta Culp Hobby’s name is now etched in today's Texas and American history books, but her life started out far more humbly.

Oveta was born in Killeen, Texas, a small town fifty miles north of Austin, in Bell County, on Janu Oveta Culp Hobby papers, Newspaper editor and publisher, director of the Women’s Army Corps, secretary of health, education, and welfare, and businesswoman.

Correspondence, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hobby’s work during World War II. Hobby was born into a political family in Killeen, Texas, on Janu Her father, Isaac William Culp, was a lawyer and state politician, and her mother, Emma Hoover Culp, was active in the women's suffrage movement.

Hobby attended public schools in Killeen and received instruction from private tutors. Oveta Culp Hobby remains unknown to the average American, despite the fact that she was the first director of the Women’s Army Corp and was the second woman to hold a presidential cabinet position as the first Secretary of the Health, Education, and Welfare.

This paper chronicles Hobby’s public life as well as her role in the formation. Oveta Culp Hobby book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Oveta Culp Hobby (–) had a lifetime of stellar achievement. Oveta Culp Hobby Hardcover – January 1, by William P.

Hobby and Jessica Hobby Catto (Author), Al Shire (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, January 1, "Please retry" — — $ HardcoverAuthor: William P.

Hobby and Jessica Hobby Catto.paper clippings andblack and white photographs ofColonel Hobby and her service with theWomen's Army Auxiliary Corps.

FORMS OFMATERIAL: The Collection includes letters, photographs, aposter, newspaper clippings, cards, atelegram, ahand-made booklet, and ahardback book on Oveta Culp Hobby's service with theWomen's Army Auxiliary Corps.

ARRANGEMENT.The Hobby family has a long history of public service and philanthropy. William P. Hobby was Governor of Texas from to His wife Oveta Culp Hobby was the first U.S.

Secretary of Health, Education & Welfare (), first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, chairman of the board of the Houston Post.