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    • [Portrait of Ruth Payne Brown, 1953]

    • 1953
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Portrait of Ruth V. Payne Brown in WAC taupe "Hattie Carnegie" uniform, taken at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1953.
    • [WACs in front of current events display, 1953]

    • 1953
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Ruth V. Payne Brown (left) and a fellow WAC pose in front of a current events display focusing on the worldwide battle against "Red" Communists for a public relations photo during basic training at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1953. Both women wear the...
    • [WACs shopping at PX, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Ruth V. Payne Brown and a fellow WAC pose for a public relations photo while looking at a bathing suit in the post exchange (PX), circa 1960. The women wear the WAC green cord uniform and matching garrison cap.
    • [WAC detatchment at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Group portrait of a WAC detatchment at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, circa 1960. The WACs wear the green cord uniform and matching garrison cap. Ruth V. Payne Brown is seated in the front row, fifth from the left.
    • [Portrait of Ruth Payne Brown, circa 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Portrait of Ruth V. Payne Brown in Army green service uniform with Ft. Leavenworth sleeve patch, circa 1962.
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Payne Brown, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Payne Brown's two tours as a medical technician with the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Brown recalls her father's inability to serve in WWII; hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor on TV; and her decision to join the...

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