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    • Oral history interview with Linda Cates Lacy, 2011

    • 2011-04-12
    • Linda Cates Lacy tells of her early life, education, military service, and involvement in compiling a history of female Marines.

      Lacy discusses changes in the role of women in the United States Marine Corps over the course of her service,...
    • WV0515 Linda Cates Lacy Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Mathews, 1999

    • 1999
    • Primarily documents Mary Haynsworth Mathews's experiences overseas in the Red Cross during World War II and her career in the theater.

      Mathews discusses living with her extended family as a child; theater opportunities in high school;...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Past voices - future journeys [1997]

    • 1997-10-18
    • This poster describes the roles of women in military service throughout history. Time periods and conflicts include the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the 1970s and 1980s, and the...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • We need you [1918]

    • 1918
    • World War I 1918 recruiting poster for the American Red Cross by Albert Edward Sterner. 30.5 x 40 in.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • We are ready: put us across [circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • This World War I era poster was produced for the Medical Women's National Association, and features a drawing of one of their members comforting kneeling European residents. Text reads:"Thirty-five of Our Women Doctors are Already Over There. We...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Sara Furman Letters

    • 1918
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0316 Sara Furman Letters, 1918-1919
    • Proud- I'll say [1943]

    • 1943
    • Recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), 1943. Illustration by John Falter depicts a father at his desk holding a framed portrait of his daughter in her WAVES uniform. 28 inches x 42 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Past voices - future journeys [1997]

    • 1997-10-18
    • This poster displays different roles for women in the armed services throughout history and is captioned,"Women In Military Service for America Memorial." Marj Watson is credited as the illustrator.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Join the people who've joined the army [1976]

    • 1976
    • This poster was created for the United States Army Bicentennial Poster Series, and features a cartoon colonial woman and cannon with the headline and qoute by a British officer to Lord Cornwallis,"Even if I destroy all the men in North America, we...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • United States Navy [1918-1919]

    • 1918-1919
    • This poster depicts the uniform of the men and women of the United States Navy from 1918-1919. Examples include Third Class Petty Officer, Pharmacist's Mate from 1918; Navy Nurse from 1918, Lieutenant Commander, Supply Corps Blue Service Dress from...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • From overseas to you [circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • This poster was created as publicity for a speech in Chautauqua County, New York by an American Red Cross worker,circa 1919. It depicts one of its members with her arm on a a boatrail. An American Red Cross facility is seen in the background, with...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • "I will serve," [1953]

    • 1953-02-25
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps. Provides brief history of the corps and then describes enlistment requirements and procedures; basic training and processing; uniforms; classes; bivouac training; foreign service and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • G.I. Jane writes home from overseas [1944]

    • 1944-10-10
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure consists of quotes from members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) serving overseas. WACs write home about a variety of topics relating to their service in England, France, North Africa, Italy,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in Germany, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in profile, looks out from a balcony in Germany in 1945. The American Red Cross Service sleeve patch on her arm is clearly visible.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [VE Day Parade in LeHavre, France, 1945]

    • 1945-05-09
    • Photo looking down on a VE [Victory in Europe] Day parade in Le Havre, France, on 9 May 1945. People line the streets as a unit of soldiers marches by, followed by a jeep carrying uniformed females.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Red Cross clubmobile, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews leans out the passenger side window of a Red Cross Clubmobile while taking coffee and donuts to servicemen in Germany in the summer of 1945. The markings on the vehicle include the "Super 6th" Armored Division,"Cheyenne,"...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in field attire, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in Red Cross helmet and coat, is pictured during a twelve hour wait to be transported from England to France in August of 1944. She has a canteen and knapsack in her lap.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945

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