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    • Oral history interview with Jane Brister, 1999

    • 1999-11-05
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Documents Brister's experiences in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and her work in army intelligence in the 1950s and 1960s.

      Brister details her father's experiences in World War I and in the engineering field; the Great...
    • [WAC softball team, 1954]

    • 1954
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Photo of the "George!" softball team, comprised of WACs stationed at European Command Intelligence Center (ECIC) at Oberursel, Germany, taken from behind to show the back of their uniforms in 1954. Photo caption: "We're Number 1!'
    • [Special Services Department collects rations, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • CPL Doris Kraut (right) and a fellow WAC from the Special Services Department stationed at Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force in Frankfurt, Germany, collect rations for children in displaced persons camps during the holiday season in...
    • [WACs at camp, 1952]

    • 1952-05
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • WACs at camp around a campfire near Oberursel, Germany, in May 1952.
    • [Jane Brister, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Portrait of Jane Brister in the new WAC uniform (with no tie), circa 1954.
    • [Camp King WAC Detatchment, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Picture of four new members of the WAC Detatchment at Camp King in Oberursel, Germany, circa 1952. The three WACs on the right are wearing the taupe Hattie Carnegie uniform, while the fourth is in a taupe field jacket.
    • [WACs holding pennant, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Two WACs stand on the elevated porch outside their barracks at Camp King, holding their WAC guidon (Pallas Athene in green on yellow pennant), circa 1952.
    • [WACs at Command Inspection, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • WACs in formation during the monthly command inspection held by the commanding officer at Camp King in Oberursel, Germany, circa 1952.
    • [Portrait of Jane Brister, 1957]

    • 1957
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Official portrait of Jane Brister taken while at WAC Officers Advanced Course at Fort McClellan, Alabama, in 1957.
    • [Women Officers Advanced Course Class IV,  1957]

    • 1957-06-28
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Group photo of the Women Officers Advanced Course Class IV, in summer beige-taupe chambray dress and garrison cap, on 28 June 1957. Pictured are: (front row) Major Rogers, Major Gentle, Major Jane Brister, Captain Smith, Captain Skutas, Major...
    • [Reception for WAC director, 1961]

    • 1961-06-12
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Group photo of WAC officers from SACom Headquarters and the sub-posts of Garmisch and Bentchesgaden, including Jane Brister (front right), at a reception for WAC Director Colonel Mary Louise Milligan (center) at the McGraw Kaserne Officer's Club in...
    • [Jane Brister in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Jane Brister, in WAC olive drab uniform with hat and gloves, stands on a sidewalk in scenic Oberammergau, Germany, where she was stationed at the European Theater Operations School (ETIS) in 1946.
    • [WAC detachment in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946-04-21
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Captain Ruby R. Short (right) and her WAC detachment, in winter off-duty dress, stand outside their quarters at Hotel Schilcherhofon in Oberammergau, Germany, on Easter Sunday 1946.
    • [Portrait of four WACs in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946-11
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Four members of the WAC Detatchment at the European Theater Intelligence School in Oberammergau, Germany, pose for a portrait in November 1946. From left to right are: 1st Lt. Jane Brister, T/Sgt. Anne Manjak, Sgt T3. Sallye Gibson, S/Sgt. Evelyn...
    • [Jane Brister in her office, 1946]

    • 1946-10
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • WAC Jane Brister (center) stands at her desk at the European Theater Intelligence School (ETIS) in Oberammergau, Germany, speaking with Major Louis P. Testa (right, in Ike jacket) and another soldier in October 1946.
    • [Jane Brister at party, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • WAC Jane Brister smiles at a party in Oberammergau, Germany, in the summer of 1946. Surrounding her are male soldiers at tables covered in gingham tablecloths.
    • [WACs off duty in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers
    • Jane Brister's WAC detachment, stationed at the European Theater Intelligence School in Oberammergau, Germany, enjoys a weekend in 1946. Army men and women have gathered on the veranda of the WAC quarters at Hotel Schilcherhof.

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