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  • Service branch: Army--WAC
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    • [Women's Army Corps summer dress, circa 1950s]

    • 1945
    • Women's Army Corps Medical Service Corps short sleeve cotton summer beige taupe dress circa 1950s. The matching cloth belt is missing. The dress was designed by Hattie Carnegie.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Women's Army Corps rayon slip, circa 1940s]

    • 1945
    • Women's Army Corps khaki rayon slip, circa 1940s. A knit rayon material was used for slips and underwear. Rayon was favored not only because it was cooler in the summer, but also because rayon was not in great demand for defense purposes.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Women's Army Corps olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Women's Army Corps olive drab officer's winter uniform, including blouse with four olive drab plastic buttons, officer's lapel insignia, shoulder straps, two pocket flaps, two slash pockets, and mohair cuff braid on lower sleeve, circa 1943. Worn...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Women's Army Corps coveralls, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Women's Army Corps one-piece twill herringbone coveralls or work suit, with two breast pockets, attached belt, and two side pockets, circa 1944. Intended for mechanical work though criticized for poor sizing and the heavy weight of the material.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • The WAC [1952]

    • 1952-11-13
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps describes the life of a WAC. Provides an overview of life for WACs in Okinawa and Austria; information about benefits of the service and officer training; a description of career fields;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Your executive career in the army [1956]

    • 1956-02-29
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages college women to become officers in the Women's Army Corps. Describes direct commissions; officer duties; officer career fields; and training and processing.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Educational opportunities, exciting jobs [1970]

    • 1970-11
    • 16-page recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Corps, published in November 1970. The cover features a photo of a WAC in a service uniform, and the brochure is illustrated throughout with color photographs of WACs performing various jobs,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Somebody special." [1964]

    • 1964-08
    • Forty-seven page color recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1964. The booklet follows the fictional enlistment and army service of a character named Barbara, who is depicted in color drawings until she joins the army, at...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Physical therapy: a deeply rewarding career [1952]

    • 1952-10-10
    • Small blue-and-black pamphlet encourages women to serve in the U.S. Army Women's Medical Specialist Corps. Describes the physical therapy profession; how it fits into the army; professional training in the army; and career opportunities.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women! they can't do any more - but you can [1943]

    • 1943
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) that was stamped at a recruitment center in Trenton, New Jersey. Yellow poster is illustrated with black and white photo of crosses where American servicemen are buried. 9 inches x 12.5 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Proud parents [1956]

    • 1956
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) used during the mid-fifties. Illustration depicts a WAC playing piano while her smiling parents watch. 17 inches x 25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women…our wounded need your care [1945]

    • 1945
    • Recruiting poster for medical and surgical technicians and other hospital company positions in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Poster features a woman in a blue uniform carrying a tray in front of a row of hospital beds. 17 inches...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Mine eyes have seen the glory [1944]

    • 1944
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Illustration by Schlaikjer features WAC in the foreground surrounded by silhouettes of soldiers and bomber planes. 20 inches x 28 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Enemies are (hoggish) for Information [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster text reads: Our Enemies Are (Hoggish) For Information. 12.5 inches x 19 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Processing begins with your spine [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting a new recruit being processed. Text reads:"Processing Begins With Your Spine!" 13 inches x 16.25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • As others see us [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting various misconceptions about women in the military. 13 inches x 16 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Take up the slack [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting two dolls dressed in army attire, one with poor posture and the other with good posture, encouraging recruits to "Take Up The Slack." 13 inches x...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Confidentially - you slink! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Text reads:"Confidentially - you slink!" and depicts a WAC recruit whispering to another recruit. 13 inches x 16.25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Beware! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, which depicts undesirable postures. Text reads:"Beware!" 13 inches x 16 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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