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    • [WAF 25th anniversary collage, 1973]

    • 1973-06-12
    • Collage featuring photos of Women in the Air Force (WAF), celebrating the WAF's 25th anniversary in 1973. Across the bottom, the former directors of the WAF are pictured. They are: Jeanne M. Holm, Elizabeth Ray, Emma Riley, Phyllis Gray, Mary Jo...
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • Oral history interview with Reva Ingram Fortune, 1999

    • 1999-02-08
    • Documents Reva Ingram Fortune's early life in rural North Carolina; her military service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and later the Women in the Air Force (WAF) from 1943 to 1952; and her experience as a student at the Woman's College of the...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Oral history interview with Luvenia Griffin Mitchell, 2001

    • 2001-02-09
    • Documents Luvenia Griffin Mitchell's early life; her service with the Women in the Air Force (WAF) in the early 1950s; and her life after the military.

      Mitchell briefly describes her decision to join the air force; the negative image of...
    • WV0200 Luvenia Mitchell Papers
    • [Lenora I. Nagel in San Antonio, 1953]

    • 1953-08
    • Lenora I. Nagel poses on the patio of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas, in 1953, wearing the WAF special summer cord uniform and enlisted hat.
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [Lenora I. Nagel at Keesler Air Force Base, 1953]

    • 1953-11
    • Lenora I. Nagel, in her WAF blue winter uniform, stands outdoors at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, where she attended radio school in November 1953.
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [JoAnn Webb standing next to a sign, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • JoAnn Webb is seen here standing next to sign at Lackland Air Force Base, TX, circa 1952. The sign reads: 741st WAF (Women in the Air Force) Training Squadron Supply.
    • WV0548 JoAnn Sesher Webb Papers
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Ann Smith Snead, 2010

    • 2010-05-18
    • Snead discusses her early life in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, her service in the United States Air Force as a WAF (Women in the Air Force) member from 1953 to 1955, as well as her life after her service and perspectives on women in the military....
    • WV0490 Barbara S. Snead Papers
    • Be one of the smartest women of the year [1951]

    • 1951
    • Recruiting poster for Women in the Air Force (WAF) during the Korean War. Poster text encourages women to get a free booklet on the WAF, while blue and white line art illustration depicts a smiling WAF member. 11 inches x 14 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Portrait of Betty Pegg Hemphill, 1951]

    • 1951
    • Portrait of Betty Pegg Hemphill in WAF khaki shirtwaist with winged propeller insignia and garrison cap, taken while she was stationed in Biloxi, Mississippi, in 1951.
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • 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
    • Oral history interview with Lunary Love, circa 2000

    • 2000
    • Primarily documents Lunary Love's career as a nurse and her experiences as a nurse in the Women in the Air Force (WAF) in the 1950s.

      Topics on her pre-service life include her memories of World War II and her uncle's military service and...
    • WV0162 Lunary Love Oral History
    • Join in the holiday spirit - U.S. Air Force [1953]

    • 1953
    • Korean War era recruiting poster for Women in the Air Force (WAF). Illustration features two male and one female U.S. Air Force personnel underneath the branch seal, which is encircled by a Christmas wreath. 17 inches x 25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Share service for freedom [1951]

    • 1951
    • Korean War era recruiting poster for the armed forces. Blue and red poster text lists WAC, WAF, WAVE, Marine, Nurses, and Women's Medical Specialist Corps. 11 inches x 14 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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