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    • [Three Biak natives with a coconut, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Three Biak citizens, one holding a coconut and a knife, stand next to a jeep driven by an American GI in April 1945. The caption in the scrapbook reads, "'Hello Joe' - coconut, 1 guilder." This is probably a reference to what the man said to sell...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Jean MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owen, 1945]

    • 1945-12-18
    • Jean Marie MacArthur, wife of General Douglas MacArthur, christens the USS Gary Owen, a Red Cross canteen ship, in Tokyo Bay on 18 December 1945. The official ARC caption reads "Mrs. Douglas MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owens, a Red Cross...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Informal photograph of a group of WAVES members, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Informal photograph of a group of WAVES members attired in service dress blues. Photograph is framed in an autographed souvenir folder.
      Caption reads:"Georgian Room - Hotel Peabody - 'M22' 'Section D.'" Caption on facing page reads "Memphis -...
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

    • 1944-1946
    • This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [WAC softball team, 1954]

    • 1954
    • Photo of the "George!" softball team, comprised of WACs stationed at European Command Intelligence Center (ECIC) at Oberursel, Germany, taken from behind to show the back of their uniforms in 1954. Photo caption: "We're Number 1!'
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [ WASPs in the mud, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Avery (left) and fellow WASPs Emy and Dottie stand in the mud at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943. Emy and Dottie wear "zoot suits"; the caption by Dorothy Avery reads "Muddy - nothing to do but play."
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [WASPs sunbathe beside a barracks, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WASPs at Avenger Field, Texas, lie out beside barracks, circa 1943. The caption by Dorothy Avery reads, "a day of rain - a day of rest."
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Ruth Shaver at her desk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Ruth Shaver looks through an index card file box while sitting at her desk in Cleveland in 1943. The caption of the official Army photograph reads,"As head of the personnel department, Lt. Ruth Shaver of Norwalk, Ohio, keeps track of 150 WAAC...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [Frances Bradsher Turner in kitchen, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Frances Bradsher Turner poses at a counter in the kitchen of the 2nd Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) in Korea, circa 1951. According to the caption, the photo depicts "Lt. Fuselage" and her "combat cargo."
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby holds Japanese surrender flag, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a corpsman pose with a Japanese surrender flag in front of the headquarters of the 176th Station Hospital in Saipan, circa 1944. Libby, wearing an ANC hospital uniform, indicates in her caption that Japanese soldiers would...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore and two other WAVES singing, Thanksgiving, 1944]

    • 1944-11-23
    • Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore and two other members of the WAVES members attired in service dress blues singing at a Thanksgiving dance in 1944.
      Caption reads:"Singing at the Thanksgiving Dance - 1944 - Tyrone Power acting at M. of C.[Master...
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook

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