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    • WAAC welcome [1942]

    • 1942
    • 4 page typed newsletter welcoming women to the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in 1942. Contains information on uniforms, orientation, and classification, in addition to the words to 13 WAAC songs.
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • [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
    • [Army nurses at thermal region in Rotorua, New Zealand, 1942]

    • 1942
    • A group of Army nurses at the thermal region in Rotorua, New Zealand, in 1942. They are attired in dark-colored overcoats with matching garrison caps and oxford shoes. The background of the photo is shrouded in a cloud from the thermals. Writing on...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-25
    • Adeline LaPlante writes a Christmastime letter to her parents discussing promotions and a potential career move into recruiting. LaPlante is mildly distressed about relations with Doug and expresses disappointment in her ranking.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the challenges of life in the WAAC. She discusses exams and a peer-rating system her platoon uses. She also provides information about her schedule and expenses.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1943-09-25
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the difficulties she is facing in regards to her work and ranking. LaPlante is disappointed with her assignment in Intermediate Officers' School, and speaks of her desire to be out of the corps. LaPlante...
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents discussing daily life in the service. She describes her relations with the other women she works with as well as the fit of her uniform.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services garrison cap, circa 1942]

    • 1941
    • American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS) blue garrison cap with dark blue piping and AWVS membership pin, circa 1941. This now-faded cap was once a blue-gray color. It is missing the AWVS membership pin, which would have been pinned to the left...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services legionnaire kepi, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • American Women's Voluntary Services blue Legionnaire kepi with flat top and square visor, white stripe with cobalt blue piping, and AWVS membership pin, circa 1942. This now-faded cap was once a blue-grey color.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • American Women's Voluntary Services blue uniform with military-style blouse with four buttons embossed with "A.W.V.S." two patch pockets, and two pocket flaps, and shoulder straps, circa 1942. Left shoulder sleeve has the AWVS patch, the "War...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Army Nurse Corps blue cape, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Army Nurse Corps blue cape, lined in maroon wool. Gold "U.S." officer's insignia on the right collar and caduceus on the left collar. Worn over one-piece brown and white seersucker field dress. Cape worn by Rachel Brower Twiddy in 1942 and 1943.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • [Army nurses in front of nurses' quarters, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Army nurses during basic training, two attired in the white hospital uniform with long sleeves, two attired in what may be the blue seersucker uniform with short sleeves, all holding gas mask bags. 1942.
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Bernice Moran Miller in overcoat, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Bernice Moran Miller wearing WAAC enlisted olive drab overcoat and Hobby hat outside facility in Des Moines, Iowa, in late 1942.
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • How to serve your country in the WAVES or the SPARS [1942]

    • 1942-12-18
    • Blue-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure provides detailed descriptions about the WAVES and SPARS. Topics include training; duty stations; uniform allowances; pay; and requirements for enlisted women and officers. Also includes a...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Red Cross special services indoor dress, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Commando blue Volunteer Special Services indoor dress with short sleeves, red cross sewn on left pocket, Red Cross patch on left sleeve, and yellow Staff Assistance Corps epaulets, circa 1942.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection

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