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    • [Letter from Ella regarding Pearl Harbor, 13 December 1941]

    • 1941-12-13
    • Ella, stationed at Pearl Harbor, describes in detail the Japanese attack and the effects it had on the lives of people on base and in the city. Topics include America's denial of the potential for attack; hearing the attack; rushing to the...
    • WV0343 Pearl Harbor Letter
    • [Letter from Lynn Garber to Catherine Katopes, circa 1943]

    • 1942
    • Katopes' friend Lynn Garber describes her current WAC experiences, including her job in medical supply, and possible transfer to another department. She refers to her post as a "civilian setup," notes her dislike of the civilians, and claims her...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-05-13
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for officers' training school. Questions and answers explain the organization of the WAAC; how the first officers would...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-06-24
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxillary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for the WAAC through question-and-answer format. Topics include the organization of the WAAC; general qualifications;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dena and Jim, 1942]

    • 1942-11-24
    • Katopes relates recent developments to her sister and brother-in-law, including many personnel transfers, getting her uniform altered, being acting first sergeant, and speculating as to her next assignment.
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [June Neely Baker beside a tree, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • June Neely Baker poses beside a tree with carvings, circa 1943. She wears the WAC olive-drab enlisted personnel winter uniform.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [Ruth Shaver at her desk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Ruth Shaver looks through an index card file box while sitting at her desk in Cleveland in 1943. The caption of the official Army photograph reads,"As head of the personnel department, Lt. Ruth Shaver of Norwalk, Ohio, keeps track of 150 WAAC...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [Women's Army Corps olive drab uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Women's Army Corps olive drab enlisted winter uniform. Includes blouse with four gold buttons embossed with Great Seal of the United States, enlisted "U.S." disc on right collar, enlisted Pallas Athene disc on left collar, and two slit pockets,...
    • WV0110 Kathleen Bayne Papers
    • Enlist in the WAVES [1943]

    • 1943
    • Blue-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for U.S. Navy WAVES Hospital Corps, a part of the Medical Department of the navy. Topics include the history and organization of the hospital corps; duties of hospital corps personnel; qualifications;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Dorothy Farrington at desk, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy Farrington Gribble poses at desk with male co-worker Marty Katze at the 89th Headquarters at Bergstrom Field, Texas, where she worked as an administrative assistant in personnel.
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • [Women Marines by sign, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nina Johnson Wiglesworth (right) and two female co-workers stand around a sign that reads "Parking: Staff, Personnel and Visitors only." The women wear their Women Marines' winter service dress uniforms and winter caps. The woman on the far right...
    • WV0132 Nina Johnson Wiglesworth Papers
    • [Red Cross members in Morocco, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross personnel Dorothy, a chaplain, Lt. Paul Majarus (possibly an Army Medical Corps member), and Bernice Bonner sit on a bench in Morocco, circa 1944.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Recieving line at U.S. Navy event, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Navy servicemen and women in dress whites greet other navy personnel at an event at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1944. The receiving line includes (right to left) Amelia Cowaia, Capt. Greer, Mrs. Greer, Lt. Cmdr Palmer or Hancock, and...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [369th Station Hospital, Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • A servicewoman walks past two temporary structures, one serving as the Personnel Section for the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan, in fall 1944. The road that runs past the structure is muddy due to rainy season precipitation.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Portrait of Sherley Mae White]

    • 1944
    • Sherley Mae White, drum major, is seen here posing for the SPAR Band in her enlisted personnel service dress uniform, in Palm Beach, Florida in 1944. On her left sleeve is one service stripe, indicating four years of active service in the United...
    • WV0485 Sherley Mae White Papers
    • The army nurse [February 1944]

    • 1944-02
    • Volume 1, Number 2, of "The Army Nurse" magazine. The magazine contains stories of interest to army medical personnel. Notable articles include "Third Nurse Receives Soldier's Medal"A.N.C Song Well Received" and "Song Book Planned"
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her Husband, 26 February 1944]

    • 1944-02-26
    • Marshall discusses news of U.S. politics, including her fears about passage of a tax bill, the possibility that Roosevelt would not get re-elected, and the feeling among enlisted personnel that politicians are to blame for the war continuing. ...
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Pill pusher [1944]

    • 1944-03-14
    • The Pill Pusher, a newsletter for the personnel of Stark General Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina, includes humorous comics, letters, articles on local events, hospital gossip, marriage announcements, and military sports briefs. 4 pages." ...
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968

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