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    • [Red Cross special services hat, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Red Cross Volunteer Special Services blue cap with red cross on white square sewn in the center, circa 1942. Worn with Volunteer Special Services indoor dress.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Women! they can't do any more - but you can [1943]

    • 1943
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) that was stamped at a recruitment center in Trenton, New Jersey. Yellow poster is illustrated with black and white photo of crosses where American servicemen are buried. 9 inches x 12.5 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Enemies are (hoggish) for Information [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster text reads: Our Enemies Are (Hoggish) For Information. 12.5 inches x 19 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Processing begins with your spine [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting a new recruit being processed. Text reads:"Processing Begins With Your Spine!" 13 inches x 16.25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • As others see us [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting various misconceptions about women in the military. 13 inches x 16 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Take up the slack [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting two dolls dressed in army attire, one with poor posture and the other with good posture, encouraging recruits to "Take Up The Slack." 13 inches x...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Confidentially - you slink! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Text reads:"Confidentially - you slink!" and depicts a WAC recruit whispering to another recruit. 13 inches x 16.25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Beware! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, which depicts undesirable postures. Text reads:"Beware!" 13 inches x 16 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAC!  put your back in it! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, encouraging female recruits to use good posture. 13 inches x 16 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Basic bells [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting the correct and incorrect ways to wear a service cap. 19 inches x 25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Don't let your salute get out of hand [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster text stresses the proper way to salute. 19 inches x 25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • You know, but don't tell them! safeguard military information [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster used in the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster text encourages members of the United States Army to safeguard military information from family, friends, and others. 12.5 inches x 19 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A chance to be the nurse you really want to be." [1971]

    • 1971
    • Color, 18-page, recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. Topics include duties and specialties, training and education, advancement, stations, off-duty life, salary, and job programs. Color photos featured throughout were taken at...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The word [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Twelve page, black and white booklet on the recreation program for Women Marines at Camp Pendleton, California, circa 1945. Topics include descriptions of offered sports, fine arts, and other recreational activities; details of the reception center...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WAC Company 6, 3rd Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • African American Company 6 of WAC 3rd Regiment poses at the First WAC Training Center at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa on August 15, 1945. Commanding Officer is Lt. Thelma B. Brown, Second in Command is Lt. Verdi M. Hickambottom, and Lt. Margaret A. Curtis...
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Cadet Nurse Corps blue dress, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Cadet Nurse Corps blue dress and white apron, with white Cadet Nurse Corps patch on gray and white cotton summer uniform, circa 1943. Worn with white cap. Patch has red oval in center with a white Maltese cross embroidered with "US" in...
    • WV0010 Florence Leonard Uniform
    • [WAAC 5th Company, 3rd Regiment, 1942]

    • 1942-12-19
    • 5th Company of the WAAC 3rd Regiment is photographed at the Fort Des Moines Training Center on December 19, 1942.
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Summers McGee, 1999

    • 1999-01-13
    • Documents Rachel Leuella Summers McGee's early life; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943; and her life after World War II.

      McGee discusses her decision to join the army and people's reaction to women in...
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • [Margaret Reeve with two WACs, 1944]

    • 1944-04
    • Margaret Reeve, center, is pictured with two other WACs dressed in olive drab winter uniform and Hobby hat at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in April 1944.
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers

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