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    • [WAVES dine at an anniversary party, 1945]

    • 1945-07-30
    • WAVES dine at tables during a party in Corpus Christi, Texas. The women are probably celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the establishment of the WAVES on July 30, 1942. The WAVES are in navy blue dress uniforms and being waited on by an...
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [WACs in Franklin Square House Tea Room, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Publicity photo of WACs dining in the tea room at Franklin Square House, the hotel which served as their barracks in Boston, in 1944. Mildred Curtis Scott is seated at the table in the foreground, second from the left.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Florence S. Weil on set, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC Florence S. Weil (right, in olive drab winter service uniform with port of embarkation patch) is pictured at a NBC studio set, circa 1944. A fellow soldier and a female civilian are also present. The set backdrop is a brick wall, supplemented...
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [Army bivouac in New Guinea, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Picture of an army bivouac in New Guinea, as seen in 1943 or 1944. Soldiers set up tents and cots under palm trees. A servicewoman stands in the foreground with her back to the camera.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Esther Gilbert overlooking Subic Bay, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-11
    • Esther Gilbert, in the foreground and looking to her right, sits on a hill overlooking Subic Bay, Philippines, in November 1945. Clearly visible are the Red Cross insignia on Gilbert's lapel and several military vessels sailing in the bay behind...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [U.S. and foreign servicewomen in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1961]

    • 1961-06
    • U.S. and foreign servicewomen walk past what appears to be Fredriksborg Palace outside Copenhagen, Denmark, where they were attending the Atlantic Treaty Association's Danish Atlantic Association conference on "The Importance of Women in the NATO...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [WACs at transient service information desk, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) members receive information from the transient service information desk manned by soldiers at Ladd Field, Alaska in April of 1945. A WAC in the foreground holds an issue of Liberty Magazine published on April 21, 1945....
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [WAC on bivouac exercise, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A WAC of the 2114th Army Service Unit at Camp Pickett, Virginia, stands in the woods outside a tent during a bivouac maneuver. She is dressed in an M-1943 field jacket, outer cover trousers, and M-1 steel helmet. Additional service members and...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • A soldier stands in the foreground of the desert landscape next to a row of A-frame canvas tents and a mobile lightening device. A collection of vehicles and an additional row of canvas a-frame tents can be seen on an overlooking hill. This...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Lelia L. Hamilton in white uniform in cafeteria, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Photograph of Lelia L. Hamilton in a white work uniform with bars on lapels and epaulets at a steam table laying out a tray of buns. Four large coffee urns stand in the background at left, dining people in service white uniforms in background at...
    • WV0483 Lelia L. Hamilton Papers
    • [Exterior of living quarters tents, Saudi Arabia, 1991]

    • 1991
    • Exterior of living quarters tent, two people are visible in background who appear to be attired in civilian clothing. A sign outside the foreground tent says reads "Nurses from[crossed out] in hell!". Saudi Arabia, 1991.
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Mine eyes have seen the glory [1944]

    • 1944
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Illustration by Schlaikjer features WAC in the foreground surrounded by silhouettes of soldiers and bomber planes. 20 inches x 28 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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