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    • [Gayle Lewis with husband James, 1969]

    • 1969
    • Gayle Lewis stands with future husband, James W. Lewis. They both wear the traditional white uniform of the United States Navy. The two yellow stripes embroidered on the bottom of Gayle's white long sleeve t-shirt indicate the rank of lieutenant....
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • [Group photograph at All Navy Golf Championship, 1968]

    • 1968
    • A photograph taken during the 1968 All Navy Golf Championships at Naval Station Long Beach, California. Photographed individuals (Left to Right) are Lieutenant Commander Collins, Lieutenant Commander Ryder, Lieutenant Junior Grade Hudson,...
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • [June Neely Baker and two friends, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • June Neely Baker (on left) poses with two other WAC outside the post barber shop, circa 1943. All women wear the WAC olive-drab winter uniform and matching garrison cap. Baker's sleeve insignia indicates her rank as a technician, 5th grade.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Charlie, Dena, and Jimmie, 1943]

    • 1943-07-01
    • Katopes relates a rumor that the WAAC has approval to be integrated into the army and speculates as to the number of WAACS who will not re-enlist with the WAC. She also notes the number of WAACs receiving overseas assignments; qualifications and...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Madge Owens Reynolds portrait]

    • 1944
    • Lieutenant Junior Grade Madge Owens Reynolds, USNR[United States Navy Reserve], wearing the blue outdoor Navy Nurse Corps[NNC] uniform, with the NNC insignia on the lapel and cap.
    • WV0459 Madge Owens Reynolds Navy Nurse Cape
    • [Mary Markarian Charpentier portrait]

    • Undated
    • Mary Markarian Charpentier wearing the Women's Army Corps khaki uniform with the Medical Corps insignia on her garrison cap, and a Technician, Fifth Grade patch, with a possible shoulder patch designating the 3rd service command.
    • WV0528 Mary Markarian Charpentier Papers
    • [Navy Nurse Corps blue garrison cap, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Navy Nurse Corps blue garrison cap with navy officer's insignia on left front and lieutenant junior grade rank insignia on right front. Worn by Walta Mae Schreiber from 1944 to 1947.
    • WV0207 Walta Mae Schreiber Uniforms
    • [Navy Nurse Corps blue uniform, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Navy Nurse Corps blue uniform, including blouse with roll collar and notch lapels, three pairs of gold buttons, gold Navy Medical Corps insignia and two gold cuff stripes on lower sleeves indicating lieutenant junior grade, bodice pocket on left,...
    • WV0207 Walta Mae Schreiber Uniforms
    • [Ruth M. Bonin and man, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ruth M. Bonin poses with an unidentified civilian man, possibly her father, circa 1944. She wears the WAC olive drab enlisted winter service uniform with a technician, fifth grade patch on the sleeve and a garrison cap.
    • WV0224 Ruth M. Bonin Papers
    • [Two WAVES in havelocks, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Myrtle Otto Hanke (left) and a fellow WAVE pose on a sidewalk, circa 1945. Hanke wears the WAVE blue service dress with winter havelock, while her friend wears the blue wool overcoat with junior grade lieutenant sleeve stripes and a havelock.
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke 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
    • [WAVE in swimsuit, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WAVE lieutenant junior grade Carol Abackbank(", a Japanese American, poses in her swimsuit at Long Beach, California, in 1962. In the water behind her, many ships can be seen. The back of photo reads "we took this pin-up type so she could send a...
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • [Women's Army Corps olive drab uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Women's Army Corps olive drab enlisted winter uniform. Includes blouse with four gold buttons embossed with Great Seal of the United States, enlisted "U.S." disc on right collar, enlisted Pallas Athene disc on left collar, and two slit pockets,...
    • WV0110 Kathleen Bayne Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Tarlton Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • Primarily documents Ellen Jordan's childhood in Greensboro, North Carolina; her work at Camp Wolters with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; her religious beliefs, and her life after the war.

      Jordan details her family life as...
    • WV0130 Ellen Jordan Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Heins Escher, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • Interview primarily includes discussion of Jane Escher's childhood in North Carolina and her service as a cryptographer in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during the Korean War.


      Escher recalls moments...
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Chamberlin Smith, 2006

    • 2006-06-09
    • Primarily documents Margaret L. Chamberlin Smith's background; service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Smith talks briefly about her family and the...
    • WV0349 Margaret Chamberlin Smith Papers
    • Our wounded need care [1945]

    • 1945-01-27
    • Blue-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to join a hospital company in the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Topics include the shortage of nurses; military, technical, and hospital training; jobs as medical technician, surgical...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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