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    • [Betty Etten Wiker at train station, 1943]

    • 1943-04
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Betty Etten Wiker walk outside of Union Station in Washington, D.C., where she is about to board a train for Officer Candidate School in April 1943. Wiker is wearing a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) wool overcoat and cap and utility bag and...
    • [Betty  Etten Wiker and friend at Ladd Field, Alaska, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Betty Etten Wiker poses with a fellow WAC on the steps to a building at Ladd Field in Fairbanks, Alaska. Wiker (standing) is wearing a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) officer's field overcoat and outer cover trousers. Wiker's friend is holding...
    • [Betty Wiker by military vehicle at Camp Simms, 1943]

    • 1943-03-15
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Betty Etten Wiker stands beside an army jeep in her Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) driver's uniform at Camp Simms [a.k.a Oxon Run Parkway], Washington D.C., on 15 March 1943. The vehicle is either a Willys MB or Ford GPW. A note on the back...
    • [Betty Etten Wiker in recruiting office, circa 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Photo of Betty Etten Wiker seated at her desk in a recruiting office at 39 Whitehall Street, New York City, circa 1949. Wiker is wearing a Women's Army Corps (WAC) winter service uniform with captain's rank insignia, United States Army Air Forces...
    • [Women in the Air Force at Fort Slocum, New York, 1949]

    • 1949-08-09
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • A group of nine U.S. Air Force personnel, including eight women, pose on ship off the coast of New Rochelle, New York, during a visit to Headquarters 1st Air Force at Fort Slocum, New York. The women wear variations of the service uniform. Pictured...
    • [WAC cadre at Hill Field, Utah, 1944]

    • 1944-12-14
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) cadre of the 4135th Army Air Force base unit pose for a Christmas photograph in front of their orderly room at Hill Field in Ogden, Utah, on 14 December 1944. The eight WACs are wearing service wool overcoats with garrison...
    • [WACs board airplane, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) members prepare to board an airplane outside at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, or Ladd Field, Alaska, in April of 1945. They are carrying suitcases and appear to be preparing to travel to a new duty assignment. All the...
    • [WACs sing in chapel, 1944]

    • 1944-06-04
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) at Hill Field, Utah, sing in the chapel choir on 4 June 1944. Betty Etten Wiker (right of post) is wearing the officer's service uniform and cap, while others wear an assortment of cold and wet weather WAC...
    • [WAC squadron in formation, 1944]

    • 1947-05-19
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) squadron stands in formation prior to a parade on Long Island, New York, on 19 May 1947. The women are all in winter service dress uniform with garrison caps. This squadron is commanded by Betty Etten Wiker.
    • [Teletype operators, 1945]

    • 1945-04-28
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Four teletype workers of the Airborne Air Control Squadron (AACS) at Ladd Field, Alaska, are pictured at work in April of 1945. Two unidentified men work alongside WACs Mary Moreland and Hedwig Delicek.
    • [Betty Etten Wiker at dining hall, Hill Field, Utah, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • WACs Lieutenant Martha Stone (right), Lieutenant Colonel Betty Bandel (cneter), and Lieutenant Betty Etten Wiker (left) enjoy a meal at the Hill Field, Utah, mess hall, circa 1944. The women wear the WAC officer's winter service uniforms with U.S....
    • [WACs serve food in mess hall, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • A line of Women's Army Corps (WAC) members in white food handler uniforms serve a meal to servicemen in April of 1945. A supply of Eddy's sliced bread can be seen on the shelf behind the women. Pictured are: Douchinsky, Kozarnowicz, Smith, Swann,...
    • [WAC flight operations clerks, 1945]

    • 1945-04-28
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Three Women's Army Corps (WAC) clerks perform their flight operation duties at Ladd Field, Alaska, on 28 April 1945. Two are seated at desks, one of whom is using a typewriter. A third standing WAC is completing a form, perhaps for the serviceman...
    • [WACs interview for duty assignments, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) members interview for duty assignments at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, in April 1945. The WACs sit in folding chairs as they are interviewed by male and female amry personnel seated at desks. Several period war bond...
    • [WACs serve troops in mess hall, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) members serve food to army servicemen at Ladd Field, Alaska, in April of 1945. The women are wearing army food handler overcoats and hats. Pictured are: Douchinsky, Kozarnowicz, Ardizzone, Smith, Swann, Hiles, and Callaway.
    • [WACs at transient service information desk, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) members receive information from the transient service information desk manned by soldiers at Ladd Field, Alaska in April of 1945. A WAC in the foreground holds an issue of Liberty Magazine published on April 21, 1945....
    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • WACs parade in Salt Lake City [1944]

    • 1944-06
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • This picture clipped from a newspaper shows WACs from Hill Field in Ogden, Utah, marching in formation in Salt Lake City. The WACs are parading in support of the Fifth War Bond campaign and commanded by Betty Etten Wiker, who can be seen far right.

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