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    • [Marines at Toys for Tots display, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton and two male Marines pose beside a barrel collecting gifts for the Toys For Tots program at a Shell Station, circa 1954. Kammer holds a doll, a Marine holds a large stocking full of toys, and the group is joined by a man who...
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Two WACs at MacDill Airfield, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Two WACs pose at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. The WAC on the left wears the brown and white seersucker exercise uniform and holds her Daisy Mae cap. The WAC crouching on the right wears a men's flight suit with air force insignia...
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Kathryn Wirkus holds Meritorious Service medal citation, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Lt. Colonel Kathryn Wirkus (right) holds her citation for the Air Force Meritorious Service medal, presented to her Colonel Patricia Quisenberry (left) during Wirkus' retirement, circa 2005. Both women wear the air force service dress uniform....
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Rosie Noel poses with shrapnel, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • In her left hand, Rosie Noel holds the shrapnel that wounded her, circa 2005. In her right hand, she holds a stone with an angel etching. This was in her pocket when she was hit and has special significance for her. Noel is seated in a hospital bed...
    • WV0516 Rosie Grosshans Noel Papers
    • [WAC band unit, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of WAC band. Inez Stroud holds a saxophone in the second row. Other members are identified by handwriting on the photo.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Dorothy and Carter Farrington, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Farrington Gribble and her brother Henry Carter Farrington pose in their uniforms, displaying their stripes, while at home in North Carolina on leave. Dorothy holds a WAAC-issued purse. This is the last time they were together; Carter died...
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • [Audrey Mattern at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945-02-11
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern seated in front of the recreation building at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on February 11, 1945. She is dressed in her winter service uniform and holds a book.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Army nurses outside tent in New Guinea, 1943]

    • 1943-02
    • Army nurse Janet Froome and fellow servicewoman Ada Bridge stand outside their "home," a tent in New Guinea, in February 1943. Bridge holds two stuffed koala bear toys.
    • WV0120 Janet Froome Papers
    • [Ruth Kent Petker holding hands with serviceman, 1943 ]

    • 1943
    • Ruth Kent Petker, in the WAVES service dress blue uniform and service hat, holds hands with an unidentified soldier in downtown Norman, Oklahoma, where she attended mechanics training in 1943.
    • WV0125 Ruth Kent Petker Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg, 1945]

    • 1945-10-06
    • Ann Kaplowitz poses in front of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1945. She wears the WAC off-duty olive-drab dress and garrison cap, and holds a cigarette. The front of the photo reads "To 'Cooky' Love 'Doggie.'" The back reads "in...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WAC Company 11, 21st Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-02-23
    • Formal photo of WAC basic training Company 11, 21st Regiment at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, taken on 23 February 1945. The company is lead by 1st Lt. WAC Commander Edith K. Sutton. The WAC on the far right in the front row holds a cat on a leash.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry at vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry in 1943, seated at a vanity and reflected in a mirror. She holds a pen over an open atlas and wears her WAVES dress blue uniform.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment by guidon, 1943]

    • 1943-07-30
    • Nine members of Company 10, 21st Regiment stand outside their orderly room at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. They are looking at the unit's guidon after being awarded a blue ribbon on 30 July 1943. Florence S. Weil, center, holds the corner of the...
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [Butler sisters at ship christening, 1943]

    • 1943-11-30
    • Frances Butler's sisters, Julia Butler and Josephine Butler, pose at the christening of the Liberty ship SSEdwin L. Godkin on 30 November 1943. The Butler sisters worked at the Savannah Ship Building Company prior to joining the WAVES, and ...
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • [WACs under tree, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Five women, three in WAC uniforms, pose under a tree at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. Anne Heyer (top right) holds her camera.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WAC taking a photo, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A WAC in summer service uniform and Hobby hat holds up a camera to take a photo, circa 1943.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Viola Brown Sanders teaches reserve officer candidates, 1951]

    • 1951
    • Viola Brown Sanders holds a model ship while teaching a "ships and aircraft" course to reserve officer candidates (ROCs) at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, in 1951. All of the WAVES wear the service dress blue uniform.
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders and Lucille Ball, 1963]

    • 1963
    • Viola Brown Sanders poses with Lucille Ball at the New York Plaza Hotel in 1963. Ball, who holds a small item that reads, "WAVES 20th Anniversary," had called Sanders asking if she could do anything for the WAVES. Sanders wears the officer's...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers

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