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    • Oral history interview with Gretchen C. Davis, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Gretchen Davis's experiences at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and U.S. Army from 1973 to 1993.


      Davis details her parents' education and...
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • [Recruit Training, Company 15, 1951]

    • 1951-08-15
    • Group photo of WAVES Company 15, Recruit Training (W) at the US Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Illinois, on August 15, 1951.
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Avery writes that the planes are grounded due to a new technical order, so everyone is catching up on cleaning since they can't fly. There are 15 days left before she graduates from WASP training.
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [WASP Jacqueline Cochran visits Ft. Myers, 1944]

    • 1944-03-15
    • Jacqueline Cochran, Chief of WASPs, visits with WACs at Buckingham Army Air Field in Fort Myers, Florida. The women, in khaki uniforms with pants, pose in front of a map on March 15, 1944.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC Company 6, 3rd Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • African American Company 6 of WAC 3rd Regiment poses at the First WAC Training Center at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa on August 15, 1945. Commanding Officer is Lt. Thelma B. Brown, Second in Command is Lt. Verdi M. Hickambottom, and Lt. Margaret A. Curtis...
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [WAC parade on V-J Day, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • Panoramic view of WACs in formation on V-J Day, probably at Wright-Patterson Field in Dayton, Ohio, on August 15, 1945.
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • [Portrait of Marcelle Fischer, 1943]

    • 1943-11-15
    • Portrait of WAC Marcelle Fischer on 15 November 1943. She wears the summer service uniform with an army air forces patch and sergeant chevrons on the sleeve.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Esther Gilbert at Mt. Fuji, 1946]

    • 1946-03-15
    • Esther Gilbert, wearing her Red Cross uniform and handbag, stands in a parking lot overlooking Mount Fuji while visiting the officers leave club at Miyanoshita, Japan, on 15 March 1946. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert at Fujiya Hotel, 1946]

    • 1946-02-15
    • Esther Gilbert, in ARC military welfare winter uniform and garrison cap, stands in front the Fujiya Hotel, which served as an officers leave club in Miyanoshita, Japan, on 15 March 1946. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Betty Wiker by military vehicle at Camp Simms, 1943]

    • 1943-03-15
    • Betty Etten Wiker stands beside an army jeep in her Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) driver's uniform at Camp Simms [a.k.a Oxon Run Parkway], Washington D.C., on 15 March 1943. The vehicle is either a Willys MB or Ford GPW. A note on the back...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Estimated time of separation calendar, circa. 1968]

    • 1968
    • Humorous hand-drawn ETS (estimated time of separation) calendar for Lee Wilson. The calendar counts down the days of Wilson's 15 month tour, which ended in May 1969. It includes drawings and funny captions, including a WAC crashing a jeep into a...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Woman Marine at the shoe repair shop, 1955]

    • 1955-07-15
    • A Woman Marine meets with a worker at the shoe repair shop, at Camp Pendleton, CA, on July 15, 1955.
      Credit: No. CP. Official Photograph "U.S. Marine Corps"
    • WV0513 Dolores M. Angel Hamrick Papers
    • Take up the slack [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting two dolls dressed in army attire, one with poor posture and the other with good posture, encouraging recruits to "Take Up The Slack." 13 inches x...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Share the deeds of victory [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter depicts a WAVES member as an air traffic controller. 10 inches x 15 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Hospital workers of the American Red Cross [1945]

    • 1945-04
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the American Red Cross. Illustration by Whitman depicts a Red Cross worker surrounded by three injured servicemen in hospital robes. 15 inches x 21 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Your chance of a lifetime [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Color illustrated recruiting brochure for U.S. Air Force nurses that describes uniforms, training, careers, recreation, and travel opportunities for air force nurses. 15 pages.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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