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    • Oral history interview with Ellen Steel, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • Primarily documents Ellen Steel's career in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1969 and changes in the army since the 1940s.

      Steel chiefly describes her basic training and her various duty stations. She talks about her parents'...
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Phillips Pugh, 1999

    • 1999-05-06
    • Primarily documents Lucy Pugh's early life and her service with the Coast Guard SPARS (from Semper Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.


      Pugh discusses her life before the war, including her father's general store; playing...
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • [St. Louis SPAR basketball team, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • St. Louis 9nd SPAR Basketball Team, circa 1944. Players include (front, left to right) Mary J. Malone, Lucy Phillips Pugh, Marianne Cohan, Anne Galagher, (back) Lt. Auleen Kirkhart, Madeline Fagan, Doris Hinks, Carol Dusterwinkle, Mary...
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott, 1944]

    • 1944-07-31
    • Formal portrait of Mildred Curtis Scott in khaki WAC uniform and garrison cap, 31 July 1944.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Mildred Curtis Scott in summer khaki WAC uniform and Hobby hat, 1944.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WACs dancing with the troops, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Overhead photo of soldiers and their dates at a dance, circa 1944. Back of the photo indicates "A dead tired Curtis [far left] 'presses on' for the troops!"
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Mildred Curtis Scott in WAC olive drab uniform and Hobby hat, circa 1944.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WAC honor guard for Massachusetts Governor, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Six WACs participate in honor guard for Massachusetts Governor Leverett A. Saltonstall (in suit), as he exits onto the street from underneath an awning, circa 1944. WACs, including Mildred Curtis Scott (third from right) and fellow MP Esther...
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott in MP brassard, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mildred Curtis Scott, pictured wearing her military police (MP) brassard, returns an employee button to the rack at the Boston Port of Embarkation in 1944.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott 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
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott and friends at NCO Club, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mildred Curtis Scott (center) sits at a table with four WAC friends and a male soldier at the non-commissioned officers club in Boston, 1944. The table is full of empty beer bottles, as according to the back of the photo, Scott "was the only...
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WACs  in Franklin Square House quarters, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Publicity photo of Mildred Curtis Scott (seated third from left) and 7 other WACs in her room at the Franklin Square House in Boston, 1944. Two of the women wear their seersucker uniforms, while the others are in olive drab with no head cover.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Portrait of two WACs, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Portrait of Ellen Brown Steel (left) and a fellow WAC staff sergeant, circa 1950. Both women wear the olive drab uniform and garrison cap.
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers

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