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    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus and her childhood friend, Technical Sergeant Ed Edwards, salute each other following Wirkus' commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Edwards earned the traditional reward of a silver dollar for being the...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [June Crowel with service flag, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel, seated in her parents' backyard in Ohio after joining the Marine Corps Women's Reserves in 1945, displays their service flag with two stars - one each for herself and her brother.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-03-21
    • Goddard writes of her weekend with her husband and how much she misses him. She tells of a gardening project, a visit to friends in the hospital, and practical jokes the women play on each other. She hopes that Germany will fall in the spring as...
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Navy 3964 office and staff, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Esther Gilbert's office and staff at the 3964 Naval Shore Facility in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. At each of three desks, a female Red Cross worker meets with a serviceman, while a front desk is manned by a woman in civilian clothing....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Two WAVES and a civilian man on a bench, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nell Smith Lutz (right, in service dress blue uniform) and fellow WAVE Anne Cox Worth sit on a outdoor bench in Raleigh, N.C. John S. Cox, father of Anne Cox, sits in between then with one arm around each. Anne Cox Worth is dressed in a white rayon...
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • [USMC Dress blue uniform, circa 1987]

    • 1987
    • Marine Corps Dress Blue uniform, made of blue gabardine wool, with the U.S. Marines emblem on each lapel. It has four buttons down the front, one on each shoulder tab, and three on each of the decorative sleeve tabs. The buttons' design has an...
    • WV0417 Jenny Barker Papers
    • [WACs in column formation, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • WACs stand in two rows facing each other, possibly for inspection, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, circa 1967. They wear WAC green cord uniforms and army green hats.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [WAF winter uniform, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force winter uniform, including blouse (jacket) and skirt, made of blue wool serge material. The blouse is single-breasted, darted, lined in a satin material, and has two sewn breast pockets and two flapped pockets, along with four...
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • Educational opportunities and financial assistance for nursing students [1964]

    • 1964
    • Seven-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1964. Discussed are four different pathways for becoming an army nurse. Topics for each include requirements, benefits, program description, and salary.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • For your country's sake today - for your own sake tomorrow [1944]

    • 1944
    • Recruiting poster for the armed services. Illustration by Savage Steele depicts four women, each representing each of the military branches. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Medical Service Corps [circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Color, 26-page, recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy Medical Service Corps, published circa 1966. Messages from Rear Admiral R.B. Brown, Surgeon General of the U.S. Navy, and Captain R.S. Herrmann, Chief Medical Service Corps, are included. The...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • No one is missed

    • Undated
    • Poster for the American Red Cross depicting servicemen and women receiving gifts on Christmas. Text reads:"No One is Missed. Hundreds of men in uniform must travel at Christmas on regular duty or on their way to new assignments. American Red Cross...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Amie Modigh, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • Primarily documents Modigh's childhood in Sweden, 29-year career with the Army Nurse Corps as a reservist, and her civilian career in nursing, nurse education and administration.

      Modigh recounts her childhood in Sweden as the daughter of an...
    • WV0480 Amie Modigh Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Constance Cline Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-05-24
    • Interview discusses Constance Phillips's early life; education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; work as an X-ray technician in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; and her life after her military...
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marie S. Senzig, 2013

    • 2013-08-16
    • Primarily documents the life of Marie Senzig and her twenty-eight years of military service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps.

      Senzig discusses growing up in rural Wisconsin with seven brothers and five sisters, her lifelong interest...
    • WV0549 Marie S. Senzig Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Pride, prestige, professionalism. The world of an army nurse [1972]

    • 1972
    • Color, 14-panel, recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Ten of the panels feature full-color photos of army nurses in uniform. Brief descriptions are included with each.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Schools and rates for navy women [1944]

    • 1944
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for U.S. Navy WAVES describes opportunities avaliable in the navy when recruit training is completed. Provides description of various positions, including storekeeper, aviation instrument mechanic,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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