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  • Subject headings: World War, 1939-1945
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    • Be a cadet nurse [1944]

    • 1944
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Cadet Nurse Corps that promises a free lifetime education for qualified high school graduates. Illustration by Jon Whitcomb. 20 inches x 28 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Hospital workers of the American Red Cross [1945]

    • 1945-04
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the American Red Cross. Illustration by Whitman depicts a Red Cross worker surrounded by three injured servicemen in hospital robes. 15 inches x 21 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The girl of the year is a SPAR [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Coast Guard SPARs. Illustration by L.W. Bentley features a SPAR with a lighthouse in the background. 11 inches x 16.5 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Janet MacCubbin, 2009

    • 2009-05-14
    • Primarily documents Janet MacCubbin's service in the American Red Cross during World War II, and her education at the Womea's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG).

      MacCubbin tells of growing up during the Great Depression...
    • WV0463 Janet MacCubbin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bolling Potts, 2003

    • 2003-06-19
    • Primarily documents Helen Bolling Potts' service in the American Red Cross during World War II.

      Topics from Potts time in the service include: her mother's reaction to her enlistment; reasons for joining the Red Cross; accompanying French...
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Be a Marine…free a Marine to fight [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring a Woman Marine imposed over a scene of men in combat. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Enlist in the WAVES [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services) that encourages women to "release a man to fight at sea." Includes large illustration of WAVE saluting. 28 inches x 42 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAAC: this is my war too! [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Illustration by Dan V. Smith features a WAAC imposed over an American flag. 25 inches x 38 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Do your part: join the WAAC [1942]

    • 1942
    • World War II recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) depicts a woman in uniform imposed on a photo of a WAAC unit marching in formation. 25 inches x 38 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Share the deeds of victory [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter depicts a WAVES member as an air traffic controller. 10 inches x 15 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Have you got what it takes to fill an important job like this? [1944]

    • 1944
    • World War II era Recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter features a WAVE working as a parachute rigger. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The army air force wants you! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the WAC (Women's Army Corps) featuring a WAC with a clipboard approaching a plane propeller. Poster tagline is "WACs keep 'em flying." 19 inches x 25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Serve those who served [1945]

    • 1945
    • World War II era recruiting poster for nurses in Veterans Administration hospitals. Illustration by Douglass depicts a man in a wheelchair, flanked by a battle scene and an image of him being attended to by a nurse. 20 inches x 28 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • You are needed now: join the army nurse corps [1943]

    • 1943-06
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Army Nurse Corps. Illustration by Ruzzie Green depicts an Army Nurse, identifiable by the "N" on her lapel insignia. Text indicates nurses can sign up for the service at Red Cross recruiting stations. 20...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • It's a woman's war too! join the WAVES [circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter depicts a WAVE operator. 28 inches x 43 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Woman's place in war: Women's Army Corps [1944]

    • 1944
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Poster text reads "Women...choose your branch, job, and station in the Army of the United States," and is accompanied by three pictures of women preforming duties as members of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Guinea gold [1945]

    • 1945-01-07
    • Four-page newsletter containing reports from all over the world concerning war activities and news items from the U.S.

      Four-page newsletter on newsprint contains over 50 war-related reports from around the world, including the U.S.,...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Bomb daily [1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • Special edition of the newsletter announces the end of World War II.

      Two-page daily newsletter put out by the 4th platoon of the 11th Spec. Serv. announces the end of the war and describes the Japanese surrender. Other contents include...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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