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    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to a Miss Herzog, 4 February 1943]

    • 1943-02-04
    • Fischer begins the letter with a short, overly formal joke note. She then describes the busy schedule of a WAAC and jokes about the rumor that WAACs serve only to find a husband. Much of the letter is sarcastic commentary about her social life,...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A great field for a woman [1975]

    • 1975
    • 15-page color recruiting brochure for the Air National Guard, printed in 1975. Primarily focuses on the ability to learn career skills by joining the ANG, and includes a list of career options and annual salaries by rank. 16 pages.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • ]If you really care [1967

    • 1967
    • Full color illustrated recruiting brochure for the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps, 1967. Includes many pictures of air force nurses at work, at recreational and social functions, and in uniform. Also contains information on specialties available and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Horizons unlimited for women in the Air Force [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to serve in the U.S. Air Force, circa 1950s. Includes description of uniforms; basic training; technical training; career fields; education; travel and recreation; and basic qualifications.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Smartest woman of the year! [1951]

    • 1951-08-20
    • Small blue-and-black pamphlet encourages women to serve in the U.S. Air Force. Includes description of qualifications; jobs being performed by WAFs; educational opportunities; off-duty activities; religion; pay; and uniforms.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women in the Air Force [circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • 12-page recruiting brochure recruiting women for careers in the Women in the Air Force (WAF), circa 1950s. Includes mention of basic training, career opportunities, training and education, social life and potential for travel, uniforms, and other...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-05-13
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for officers' training school. Questions and answers explain the organization of the WAAC; how the first officers would...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Facts you want to know about the WAC [1943]

    • 1943-12-31
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) provides detailed descriptions of WAC jobs in the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, and Army Service Forces. Includes a detailed list of avaliable jobs and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-06-24
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxillary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for the WAAC through question-and-answer format. Topics include the organization of the WAAC; general qualifications;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Be an Air WAC [1944]

    • 1944
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to serve in the Women's Army Corps with the Army Air Forces. Provides information specific to the Air WACs who served with Army Air Forces, including facts about the organization,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • U.S. Navy [1965]

    • 1965
    • Reprint of an article from the Delta Gamma Sorority magazine Anchora, Vol 77, No. 3, by Judy Hepplewhite of Bowling Green, Ohio, endorses a career as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Includes quotes from prominent women about the suitability and value...
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • Chart your future as a woman officer [1961]

    • 1961
    • Color recruiting booklet for the U.S. Navy targeting college graduates. Includes descriptions of officer assignments, training, uniforms, facilities, pay, and admission criteria. Includes many black and white photographs. Illustrated by G. Burns....
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-12
    • Volume 2, Number 6 of the newsletter announces base activities, Army policies, Homefront news, and war-related activities, especially the Battle for Berlin. Other topics include the agriculture of New Guinea, editorial on Russia joining Allied...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Rhoden, 2000

    • 2000-06-06
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Rhoden's early life and her service with the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Topics from Rhoden's early life include her parent's life in Jamaica; life in New York City;...
    • WV0171 Myrtle A. Rhoden Papers
    • Oral history interview with Juanita Webster, 2000

    • 2000-05-21
    • Interview primarily documents Juanita Webster's service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and her nursing career.

      Pre-service topics include Webster's reasons for becoming a nurse; saving money for nurse's training; her family's life during...
    • WV0167 Juanita Webster Papers
    • Oral history interview with Louise Ross Yegge, circa 2002

    • 2002
    • Primarily documents Louise Ross Yegge's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Yegge briefly discusses her early life, including her parents' deaths, and her work and housing in...
    • WV0242 Louise Ross Yegge Papers
    • Oral history interview with Carrie G. Radnik, 2003

    • 2003-01-14
    • Primarily documents Carrie Gammel Radnik's service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945.

      Pre-war topics include Radnik's high school education; the Depression; studying nursing at Touro Infirmary, New Orleans; and the attack on Pearl...
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • So proudly we serve [1944]

    • 1944-02-18
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve that encourages women to become a Marine to release a male Marine "to drive that tank...man that gun...down that plane." Includes detailed description of boot camp; the benefits...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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