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  • Date: 1955
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    • Women in the Air Force [circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • 12-page recruiting brochure recruiting women for careers in the Women in the Air Force (WAF), circa 1950s. Includes mention of basic training, career opportunities, training and education, social life and potential for travel, uniforms, and other...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at dock, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • A female Marine, likely Jane Beetham Jones, walks near a dock, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines summer service uniform and matching garrison cap. A ship can be seen in the background and bicycles are parked near the water.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Woman Marine at the beach, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • A Woman Marine plays at a California beach, circa 1955.
      Credit: No. CP. Official Photograph "U.S. Marine Corps"
    • WV0513 Dolores M. Angel Hamrick Papers
    • [Male and female Marine, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • A Woman Marine stands next to an unidentified male Marine at a rifle demonstration during the Brodhead Armory open house in Detroit, Michigan, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines green and white seersucker summer service uniform and garrison...
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Woman Marine at information booth, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • An unidentified Woman Marine stands an information booth for the 5th Infantry Battalion while a male Marine leans against it during an open house for Brodhead Armory in Detroit, Michigan, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines green and white...
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Woman Marine at dock, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • An unidentified Woman Marine stands near a docked military ship, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines green and white seersucker summer service uniform, garrison cap, and brown leather handbag.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Colonel Youmans in a parade, 1955]

    • 1955
    • Colonel Youmans rides in a convertible during a parade in San Diego County, California, in 1955. She had been named Miss Carlsbad. She wears her dress blue uniform and cap. A male Marine rides in front of her. In the background are spectators and a...
    • WV0513 Dolores M. Angel Hamrick Papers
    • [Dolores Hamrick and fellow Women Marines, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Dolores Hamrick and fellow Women Marines pose for a group picture. The Marines in the front row wear utility uniforms.
      " Pictured in the back row, left to right: C. Jeannie Fidler, Dolores M. Angel Hamrick, Lt. Jenny Wren, Captain Ruth J....
    • WV0513 Dolores M. Angel Hamrick Papers
    • Girls, after graduation what are your plans? [1955]

    • 1955
    • Fold-out recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps, 1955. Two-color illustrated publication describes available careers, training courses, how to qualify, and what happens after you're accepted.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Fashioned for you [1955]

    • 1955
    • Fourteen-page color recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, illustrated with drawings and focusing on WAC uniforms. Other topics include WAC travel, training, and entry requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Women Marines summer uniform, circa 1950s]

    • 1955
    • Green and white pinstriped summer uniform dress and jacket for Women Marines, designed by Mainbocher and introduced in 1952. The uniform is made of Dacron and nylon material with green piping around collar lapels, shoulder straps, and on sleeves of...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [Inez Stroud recieves award]

    • 1955
    • Inez Stroud receives a certificate from unidentified male officer.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at information booth, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Jane Beetham Jones (right) and a fellow Woman Marine stand at an information booth for the 5th Infantry Battalion at an open house for Brodhead Armory in Detroit, Michigan, circa 1955. Both women wear the Women Marines green and white seersucker...
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Jean Fasse at microphone, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Jean Fasse at a microphone, conducting a playful quiz of two U.S. soldiers, circa 1955. Behind the three band equipment, ladies in dresses, and men in uniform can be seen.
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers

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