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    • [WAVES aboard the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES Elizabeth Ryan and Mildred Fitzgerald view the binnacle, a case housing the compass, of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [First Sergeant's School class, 1944]

    • 1944
    • The 23 female Marines of the January-March 1944 First Sergeant's School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stand at parade rest in their classroom. The women wear the winter forest green uniform with bell-crown hat.
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother receives plaque, 1966]

    • 1966-07-08
    • Alice Park Fairbrother is presented the Association of the United States Army Plaque as honor graduate of her Physical Therapist class at their graduation on July 8, 1966. Presenting the award is Colonel Emma E. Vogel (Ret." and looking on is...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother and Jean C. Ried study anatomy, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in Army Medical Specialist Corps (AMSC) green cord uniform, and Jean C. Ried, in AMSC dress uniform, study anatomy in the Physical Therapy Library of the Medical Field Service School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother using an electrical stimulator, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice H. Park Fairbrother practices using an electrical stimulator on Jean C. Reid in Physical Therapy Lab at the Medical Field Service School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October 28, 1965.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Ribbon cutting at Fort Story, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Colonel Mildred Bailey, Director of the WAC, and an unidentified man in civilian clothing ceremonially cut a ribbon at a facility near or at Fort Story, Virginia, in 1967. In front of the ribbon and flanking Bailey (left to right) are WACs Pat...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [WACs with General Underwood in Fort Bliss, Texas, 1967]

    • 1967-11-03
    • Members of the Star Spangled Pageant, a WAC touring exhibit, meet with Maj. General G.V. Underwood (center), commander of Fort Bliss, on 3 November 1967 in Texas. WACs pictured are (L to R): Barb Depue, Carol Alban Johnson, Col. Mildred Bailey,...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Customs and manners flyer, August, 1945]

    • 1945-08-11
    • Produced by J.Hill, this cartoon consists of an African tribesman holding a spear and large cooking spoon. Across from the tribesman a United States Army Air Force serviceman sits in a large black tub. The text on the front reads "Respect The Local...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Leaflet dropped by the U.S. in Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968-09-07
    • This one-page leaflet, written in Vietnamese and dropped by the U.S. in Vietnam in 1968, asks for aid in the capture of Ngyuen Van Thi. According to the translation, it provides information about him and recommends that he or his friends turn him...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • Star spangled pageant [circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Program for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army, circa 1967. 25 pages.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • WAC songbook [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A collection of songs for members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) published at Fort Des Moines, Iowa. There are 57 songs printed on 26 pages." Many of the WAC songs are modified versions of existing songs that make use of famous tunes, such as...
    • WV0309 Norma L. Harris Collection, 1943 - 1948
    • First class private Mary Brown [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Sheet music for the song "First Class Private Mary Brown" from the Army Special Services revue "About Face" circa 1944. The song was written by Frank Loesser and is meant to be sung by a serviceman to a WAC. The front is printed in blue and red...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • French telegraph form [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • An Expeditionary Force Message [EFM] blank telegraph form for Allied troops serving in France, circa 1945. Armed Forces members could choose up to three of 356 phrases in 10 categories such as "health"money" and "war damage." Use instructions...
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • WAVES song lyrics [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • 6 typed, mimeographed pages containing the lyrics to WAVES songs, circa 1945. Songs include "WAVES of the Navy"The Duration and Six Months"Ginny the Ninny"WAVES of America"We are the Women's Reserve" and "Bell Bottom Skirts."
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • 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
    • Application for enlistment, Women's Army Corps [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • An application for enlistment in the Women's Army Corps. On the front is a photo of a WAC, a quote from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the headline "Here is your application for enlistment in the WAC...fill it out today!" The inside cover...
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • Life with the 67th

    • Undated
    • Booklet with drawings and captions showing life with the 67th.
    • WV0583 Mary Ellen Shugart Papers
    • [Mount Holyoke Songs]

    • 1940-1945
    • Mount Holyoke Songs from Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School (WR) at Mount Holyoke College.
    • WV0458 Laura Henry Scrapbook

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