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    • 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
    • [The reviewship party]

    • 1942-10-07
    • Caption on back of the photograph reads "the reviewship party, with six unnamed individuals, ends its inspection, at Fort DesMoines, Iowa, October 7, 1942."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Women marching]

    • Undated
    • Photograph of the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) marching, Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Boomtown Fort Des Moines]

    • 1942-09-26
    • Caption on back of the photograph:"Agnes Tuiemau and Lois Wilen in front of the home of two WAACs auxiliaries, Boomtown Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on September 26, 1942. The photograph was taken on a Sunday walk."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Parade grounds, Fort Des Moines]

    • Undated
    • Caption on back of photograph:"Parade grounds, Fort Des Moines" Possibly WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) walking across the parade grounds at Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAACs]

    • Undated
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) sitting in the field.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAACs in the field]

    • Undated
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) Caption on back of photograph:"'messing in the field' in the middle of October"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAACs out in the field]

    • Undated
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) in the field. A tent can be seen in the background.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAACs training in the field]

    • Undated
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps)are possibly listening to training instructions in the field.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [The barracks]

    • Undated
    • Caption on back of photograph reads "The Barracks at Fort Des Moines, Iowa."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAAC in uniform]

    • 1942-10-07
    • Possibly Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) uniform with a gas mask, October 7, 1942. Caption on back of photograph:"What the well dressed WAAC will wear. Oct. 7, '42"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante first payday]

    • 9-30
    • Caption on back of photograph:"Adeline Sears LaPlante receives her very first paycheck, forty-one dollars, on army payday, September 30."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante]

    • 1942-10-18
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) summer uniform, October 18, 1942, with salute-bars on shoulders, indicating LaPlante is commissioned. Caption on back of photograph:"Oh deu golden bars! October 18, 1942"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante receives commission ceremony]

    • 1942-10-17
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante outdoor ceremony where LaPlante receives commission. Caption on back of photograph: O.C.[officer candidate] Sears becomes a third officer; second louie[lieutenant] is the preferred title. Oct. 17, 1942."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945

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