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  • Service branch: Army--WAAC
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    • Do your part: join the WAAC [1942]

    • 1942
    • World War II recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) depicts a woman in uniform imposed on a photo of a WAAC unit marching in formation. 25 inches x 38 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAAC: this is my war too! [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Illustration by Dan V. Smith features a WAAC imposed over an American flag. 25 inches x 38 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Women's Army Auxiliary Corps khaki uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps second pattern khaki summer uniform with four plastic buttons, two pocket flaps, two slash pockets, enlisted "U.S." disc on right collar, and enlisted Pallas Athene disc on left collar. Does not have belt or passants....
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • [Women's Army Auxiliary Corps fatigue hat, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps khaki summer fatigue hat, to be worn on duty, 1942. This unpopular hat was replaced by the WAC garrison cap.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Women's Army Auxiliary Corps chocolate brown hobby hat, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) chocolate brown visored hat with chin strap placed above visor and enlisted insignia, 1942. Referred to as "Hobby Hat" after the director of the WAAC, Oveta Culp Hobby.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Winona Franklin Walker, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Winona Franklin Walker poses on an army base, circa 1945. She wears the Army Special Services light blue dress uniform and cap with half-moon Army Hostess and Librarian service patch.
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • [Winona Franklin Walker, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Winona Franklin Walker poses beside a building, circa 1945. She wears the Army Special Services light blue dress uniform and cap with half-moon Army Hostess and Librarian service patch.
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • [Letter from Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz to her mother, 1945]

    • 1945-02-08
    • Wertz discusses Company 1907 and what she has learned while a WAC. She mentions women leaving the WACs and describes a funeral of a twenty-one year old woman. She closes by asking for a birthday present.
    • WV0523 Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WACs sort packages, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs sort packages on rows of long tables while at work in a large bunker, circa 1944.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [WACs and their dates at restaurant, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs Marjorie Weigand Perry (second on left), Doris Dickens Wilson (third on left), and Dorothy Frome (third on right) eat with their dates, also from Hamilton Air Force Base and wearing Army uniforms, at Charlie Low's Forbidden City Chinese...
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [WAC troop review, Bari, Italy, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs march in formation four wide during troop review in Bari, Italy, in 1944. Lt. Elizabeth Ray is seen at bottom in command.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [WACs at mail call, 1944]

    • 1944-04
    • WACs at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, gather for mail call in April 1944.
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WACs and servicemen pose on a street in Paris outside the Kent Bar on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Ruth Shaver, in WAC olive drab service uniform, is second from the right in the back row. Also pictured are: Shearer, Stephenson, Kent, Salzs, Polly, and...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [WACs on Wrightsville Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACS (left to right) Marian Hagen, Mary Felber, and Doris Dickens Wilson put on civilian clothes for a trip to Wrightsville Beach, NC, circa 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Virginia Miller in mountains, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC Virginia Miller poses outdoors with mountains in the background in 1944. She wears a garrison cap and overcoat.
    • WV0208 Virginia Miller Papers
    • [WAC in pile of duffel bags, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC seated on a pile of army-issue laundry bags or luggage after it had arrived outside the base supply room, circa 1944.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Ruth Shaver and Jacques dine in Paris, 1945]

    • 1945-07
    • WAC Ruth Shaver, in olive drab service uniform, and French serviceman Jacques Hardue sit at a table at a sidewalk cafe in Paris in July 1945.
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers

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