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  • Place: (Va.)
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    • [WACs pose playfully at Ft. Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group of four WACs pose playfully during basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1950. Dorothy Linnell (top left) of Boston is on the shoulders of Eleanor Kurowski from Pennsylvania, while Joan Larson of California is on the shoulders of Billy...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WAC basic training platoon at Fort Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group photograph of a WAC training platoon posed outside barracks at Fort Lee, Virginia. They are wearing matching WAC summer service uniforms and barracks caps without jackets.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [2114th Army Service Unit, WAC detachment, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • A group photograph of the WAC detachment of the 2114th Army Service Unit, stationed at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1951. The women are dressed in WAC winter service dress uniforms and barracks caps. The names of the women are listed at the bottom of...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WAC on bivouac exercise, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A WAC of the 2114th Army Service Unit at Camp Pickett, Virginia, stands in the woods outside a tent during a bivouac maneuver. She is dressed in an M-1943 field jacket, outer cover trousers, and M-1 steel helmet. Additional service members and...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Jean Comins Mitchell in uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army Medical Corps member Jean Comins Mitchell stands in front of her parent's home in Bluefield, West Virginia, while on leave, circa. She wears an olive drab dietitian uniform.
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • [Audrey Knyrim Mattern with snowman, 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern poses next to a snowman wearing a United States Marines sweatshirt at Henderson Hall in Virginia following a January 1944 snow storm.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Audrey Mattern at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945-02-11
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern seated in front of the recreation building at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on February 11, 1945. She is dressed in her winter service uniform and holds a book.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Audrey Knyrim Mattern in snow, 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern stands in snow at Henderson Hall, Virginia, in January 1944, wearing winter uniform and forest green overcoat.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Pair of WACs on staircase, 1950]

    • 1950
    • Billy Lancaster, a WAC from Mississippi, and Eleanor Kurowski, a WAC from Pennsylvania, pose for a photograph on the elevated porch of a building at Fort Lee, Virgina, during basic training. They are both dressed in WAC summer work uniforms. A...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Audrey Knyrim Mattern, 1999

    • 1999-12-21
    • Chiefly documents Audrey Knyrim Mattern's early life in the coal community of Hazelton, Pennsylvania, and her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II.

      Mattern discusses her family and childhood in Hazelton in the...
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern 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
    • Oral history interview with Gladys Lunsford Dimmick

    • 1999-03-18
    • Documents Gladys Lunsford Dimmick's time as a control tower operator in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) during World War II, as a student at the University of Florida, and as and employee of The University of...
    • WV0055 Gladys L. Dimmick Papers
    • [Evelyn E. Horton saluting, 1943]

    • 1943-10
    • Evelyn E. Horton poses in an exaggerated salute, wearing her WAC olive-drab winter service uniform, in front of officer's quarter at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1943. This picture is further described in a letter sent to her parents on 12 October...
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • [Evelyn E. Horton in uniform, 1943]

    • 1943-10
    • Evelyn E. Horton poses in her newly issued WAC olive-drab winter service uniform, in 1943. Behind her can be seen the officers' quarters at her base, Camp Pickett, Virginia. This picture is further described in a letter sent to her parents on 12...
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • [Evelyn E. Horton at Camp Pickett, 1943]

    • 1943-10
    • Evelyn E. Horton poses on the arm of a chair at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1943. She wears her WAC olive-drab winter service uniform. Behind is the building containing the PX and day room. This picture is further described in a letter sent to her...
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • [Gayle Lewis works with computer, 1985]

    • 1985
    • Gayle Lewis works on a computer for the United States Navy Selection Board. She wears the traditional white uniform of the United States Navy without the standard cap. The three yellow stripes located on her shoulder marks indicate the rank of...
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • [Entrance of General Littleton Waller, 1944]

    • 1944-08-30
    • General Littleton W. T. Waller and his Marine Reserves attendants walk past saluting women who line the sidewalk during his visit on August 30, 1944. On the left side of the photo, an all-male Marine brass band is playing.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Geneva Spratt Craig and friend pose in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Geneva Spratt Craig and friend, Sybil, pose in Williamsburg, Virginia, attired in WAVES dress uniform with lapel insignia. Craig's rank insignia indicates she is a Second Class Petty Officer Yeoman, friend's rank insignia indicates she is a First...
    • WV0505 Geneva Spratt Craig Papers

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