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    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante profile]

    • 1942-10-18
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante as a WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] company officer, at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, October 18, 1942.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante, Boomtown]

    • 1943-01
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante in Boomtown, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, wearing the WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] officers' wool overcoat. Caption for photograph:"Twelfth co.[company] third regt.[regiment]"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Assignment orders, 1942]

    • 1942-10-01
    • Special Order 159 lists the temporary duty assignments of WAACs along with transportation and ration information. The WAACs listed are leaving either Wilmington or Charlotte for Ft. Des Moines, Iowa, by October 16, 1942.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Basic training class, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1944]

    • 1944-05-23
    • Official portrait of the 19th company, 3rd regiment of the 82nd basic class at First WAC Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, taken on 23 May 1944. Pictured include: K.G. Ecke, B. Pinckes, D. Winter, L. Wheeler, Hilda B. Warren, Bessie M....
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • [Bernice Moran Miller in overcoat, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Bernice Moran Miller wearing WAAC enlisted olive drab overcoat and Hobby hat outside facility in Des Moines, Iowa, in late 1942.
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • [Boomtown Fort Des Moines]

    • 1942-09-26
    • Caption on back of the photograph:"Agnes Tuiemau and Lois Wilen in front of the home of two WAACs auxiliaries, Boomtown Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on September 26, 1942. The photograph was taken on a Sunday walk."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [British WACs march in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A unit of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), the women's branch of the British army, march down the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in a parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in the army in May 1945. The Arc de Triomphe, a...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [Company 1, 3rd Regiment, 1st Wac Training Center, 1945]

    • 1945-05-22
    • A group photograph of Company 1 of the 3rd Regiment at the 1st WAC Training Center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, taken 22 May 1945. All WAC personnel are wearing service dress uniforms with skirts and barracks caps. The male officer is wearing an army...
    • WV0468 Mary L. Sutton Oral History
    • [Constance Cline Phillips, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Constance Cline Phillips in WAC uniform taken in Des Moines, Iowa, during basic training in Spring 1945.
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • [Diary of Audrey Meyers, 1944-1945]

    • 1944
    • Audrey Meyers (1924-1992) served in the Women's Army Corps from 1944-1945. In her diary, she discusses her basic training at Fort Des Moines in Iowa, her daily life working as a medical technician at Halloran General Hospital in New York City, and...
    • WV0151 Audrey Meyers Diary
    • [Doris Wilson and fellow WAAC, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Doris Dickens Wilson (left), in WAAC winter uniform with Hobby hat and gloves, stands beside a WAAC nicknamed "Tennessee" who wears the WAAC overcoat, at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, circa 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Enlisted Training Service graduation, 1959]

    • 1959-04-03
    • Group photo of the U.S. Navy Enlisted Training Service graduating class and their instructors in Portsmouth, Virginia, on 3 April 1959. Pictured are: (first row) Reid, Gagne, Brockway, Mayes, Doyle, Maxine Easter, Witcofski, Waters, Pike, Holmes,...
    • WV0108 Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
    • [Garbage cans, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Garbage cans outside the kitchen at a military installation, probably Fort Des Moines, Iowa, circa 1943. They are in "GI Order" and are labeled "Bones"Coffee Grounds"Grease"Trash" and "Edible Garbage."
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Group portrait of WAC unit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Group portrait of a WAC unit at Fort Des Moines or Fort Custer, circa 1943. Marcelle Fischer is on the far left of the second row from the bottom. Listed as also pictured are officers Margery C. Hawley, Lois [Burlingame?], Charlotte R. Due, and...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [HQ European Command women, 1966]

    • 1966-07-29
    • All ten WAVES assigned to Headquarters European Command pose together around a cake commemorating the 24th anniversary of women in the U.S. Navy while at Camp des Loges, outside Paris, France, in July 1966. The front of photo reads "To Commander...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Inez Stroud with saxophone, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Inez Stroud, a member of the WAC ASF Band, poses with her saxophone at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa. She is wearing the enlistees' summer khaki uniform.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-03
    • Goddard writes to her husband about his accident and his recovery. She has two weeks of WAC basic training at Fort Des Moines left, and will see the Company Commander about where she will be relocated and if she will be sent home to Rapid City.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers

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