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  • Item description: Enlisted
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    • [Coast Guard SPAR winter blue uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Coast Guard SPAR enlisted winter blue uniform, including tailored navy blue wool blouse with distinctive rounded collar with SPARs insignia, four blue plastic Coast Guard buttons, and embroidered Coast Guard shield on lower right sleeve, circa...
    • 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
    • United States Navy [1941]

    • 1941
    • This poster depicts the uniforms of the men and women of the United States Navy in 1941. Examples include Drum Major, Full Dress; Enlisted Man; Captain, Service Dress; Rear Admiral, Full Dress; and Nurse; Indoor White. Illustration is credited to...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A career as a WAC [1951]

    • 1951
    • Brown and white illustrated recruiting booklet for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1951. Describes the history and organization of the WAC, basic training, pay, and qualifications for recruits, in addition to a detailed listing of career...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • How to serve your country in the WAVES or the SPARS [1942]

    • 1942-12-18
    • Blue-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure provides detailed descriptions about the WAVES and SPARS. Topics include training; duty stations; uniform allowances; pay; and requirements for enlisted women and officers. Also includes a...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Don't be a spare'be a SPAR [circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Fold-out pamphlet for the Coast Guard SPARs provides a brief description of the jobs that SPARs could perform during World War II and the qualifications for enlisted SPARs and officers. Includes detachable form that could be mailed to the SPAR...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Rachel Summers McGee outside building, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Rachel Summers McGee stands in front of an unknown building, wearing the WAAC enlisted second pattern olive drab winter uniform and garrison cap, circa 1942.
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • [Rachel Summers McGee at Ft. Knox, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Rachel Summers McGee stands beside the sign for the Headquarters, Armored Force, at Ft. Knox in winter 1943. She wears the enlisted second pattern olive drab winter uniform with Hobby hat.
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • [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
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton Papers
    • [WAC Mail Orderly, Fort Myers, Flordia]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of a Women's Army Corps [WAC] mail orderly. The insignia on the left and right on her upper shoulder indicate the rank of technician fifth grade. She wears a standard WAC enlisted summer service uniform with WAC necktie. She wears a...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Women's Army Corps khaki hobby hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) khaki summer visored hat, with chin strap placed above visor, and enlisted insignia. Referred to as "Hobby Hat" after the director of the WAC, Oveta Culp Hobby. Worn by Reva Ingram Fortune from 1943 to 1945.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAVES navy blue garrison cap, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES navy blue garrison cap, authorized for wear by enlisted women and officers in January 1945. Worn by Blanche W. Haggard in 1945.
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • [WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat with blue cover and navy tally with "US Navy" in gold letters across the front. Worn with interchangeable navy, white, and seersucker covers. This hat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • Oral history interview with Helen Allegrone, 1999

    • 1999-04-12
    • Primarily documents Helen Allegrone's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), both at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and in Washington, D.C., where she worked in...
    • WV0062 Helen Allegrone Papers
    • Oral history interview with Frances Hunt Hall, 1999

    • 1999-04-29
    • Primarily details France Hunt Hall's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)...
    • WV0071 Frances Hunt Hall Papers
    • [Three WACS in field uniforms, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • Three hometown friends, (left to right) Peggy Clarke, Jeanne Bayne, and Agnes Cantwell, all from New York, enlisted together in early 1945. They are all wearing their olive drab field jackets and helmets.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Eleanor Rigney and fellow WAVE, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Eleanor Rigney (left) and Esther Samuelson Derthick (right) stand beside the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, circa 1944. Both wear the dress blue WAVES uniform, Rigney with enlisted brimmed hat with blue cover, and Derthick with garrison cap.
    • WV0101 Eleanor Rigney Papers
    • [Bernice Moran Miller outside WAC facility, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bernice Moran Miller stands outside the brick, arched entrance to the home used by the WAC in Dayton, Ohio, wearing enlisted off-duty dress and matching garrison cap, circa 1944.
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • [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

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