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    • [WACs at gas mask drill on Daytona Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs in overcoats and gas masks prepare for a drill on the beach in front of the Clarendon Hotel at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. A tent is set up in the sand in the background.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WAACs in front of sign, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAACs pose in front of a sign in Daytona Beach so that it reads "Notice! WAAC Officers For Rent", circa 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [WAC in gas mask, 1943]

    • 1943-02-18
    • Profile of a WAC wearing a gas mask and hood while at basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. She also wears the WAC utility coat. In the background, a tent is set up in the sand, and a corner of the Clarendon Hotel is visible.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Curtis Scott, 1999

    • 1999-06-11
    • Primarily documents Mildred Curtis early life in North Carolina and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Military Police (MP) from 1943 to 1946.


      Scott discusses working on her family's farm and in factories; hearing about...
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marthalou Hunter, 1999

    • 1999
    • Primarily documents Marthalou Hunter's college years and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1947.

      Hunter discusses her education at three universities, including a negative experience at Duke University School of...
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • You know, but don't tell them! safeguard military information [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster used in the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster text encourages members of the United States Army to safeguard military information from family, friends, and others. 12.5 inches x 19 inches.
    • 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
    • Don't let your salute get out of hand [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. Poster text stresses the proper way to salute. 19 inches x 25 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
    • 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
    • WAC!  put your back in it! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, encouraging female recruits to use good posture. 13 inches x 16 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
    • Basic bells [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting the correct and incorrect ways to wear a service cap. 19 inches x 25 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
    • [Daytona Beach]

    • Undated
    • Photograph of housing in Daytona Beach, Florida.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Clarendon Hotel, Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photo of the beachfront side of the Clarendon Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. Groups of WACs mill about on the beach in front of the hotel.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WAAC company in Daytona Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photo of Marthalou Hunter's unit, the 4th Company, 6th WAAC Regiment, in formation in front of the Riviera Hotel at Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers

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