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  • Item description: masks
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    • Oral history interview with Nell Smith Lutz

    • 2003-03-23
    • Primarily discusses Nell Smith Lutz's service in the supply corps of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Lutz breifly discusses her childhood in Florida and education at Florida State...
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • [Two WACs wearing gas masks, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Two WACs in olive drab enlisted winter service uniforms stand side-by-side wearing their gas masks, circa 1944.
    • WV0224 Ruth M. Bonin Papers
    • [Three WACs prepare for gas mask drill, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Anne Heyer (center) and two other WACs prepare to put on their gas masks during basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. All three wear the WAC utility coat and hold their gas masks up to their faces.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs in gas masks, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four WACs stand outside a building, wearing gas masks and WAC two-piece work suits at Mather Army Support Facility in Sacramento, California, circa 1944.
    • WV0448 Audrey Brewington Knight Papers
    • [Gas mask drill, 1952]

    • 1952
    • Three WACs carrying gas masks prepare for a chemical, biological, and radiological drill in 1952. Pictured are "Jonesie", a CBR Officer, and SFC H. Lewis.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Gas drill, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A line of eight WACs marches through a wooded area at Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, wearing gas masks, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Three army nurses during field training, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle (center) poses with two fellow ANC members during basic training at Halloran General Hospital, Staten Island, New York, in 1943. The three women wear field uniforms with helmets and their gas masks in bags.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [WACs at gas mask drill on Daytona Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs in overcoats and gas masks prepare for a drill on the beach in front of the Clarendon Hotel at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. A tent is set up in the sand in the background.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Doris Wilson in gas mask, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Doris Wilson wearing her gas mask, circa 1944. She notes that "those gas masks hid all your worst features!"
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Soldiers in gas maks, 1985]

    • 1985-04
    • Army medical personnel dressed in full battle dress uniforms and M17 gas masks participate in a Hospital Exercise (HospEx) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in April 1985.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers

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