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  • Item description: Hands
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    • [Doris Dickens Wilson and soldier in Wilmington, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Doris Dickens Wilson, in civilian clothing, and a soldier holds hands outside of the house at 619 Market Street in Wilmington, circa 1942. Wilson indicates it was her "home away from home."
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • [Ruth Kent Petker holding hands with serviceman, 1943 ]

    • 1943
    • Ruth Kent Petker, in the WAVES service dress blue uniform and service hat, holds hands with an unidentified soldier in downtown Norman, Oklahoma, where she attended mechanics training in 1943.
    • WV0125 Ruth Kent Petker Papers
    • [Florence S. Weil accepts award, 1943]

    • 1943-07
    • Florence S. Weil shakes hands with a colonel while accepting a silver plate trophy for winning a July 1943 officer's tennis tournament.
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [Nina Greenlee shaking hands with Governor of SC, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAC Nina M. Greenlee shakes hands with the Governor of South Carolina, Olin Johnston, at a Bond Rally in South Carolina. A quote on the back of the photo reads,"What did the Private from NC say to the Governor of SC?"
    • WV0041 Nina M. Greenlee Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby on hilltop, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby, in the ANC khaki shirt, dark olive drab summer slacks, and a head wrap, stands with her hands on her hips on a hilltop in Guam in late 1945.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Caroline Morrison and Marie Lanou, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Carol Morrison (right) and Marie Lanou (left) pose for a photograph before leaving Bethel, Connecticut, for basic training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in 1945. Morrison and Lanou are both wearing Army Medical Specialist Corps service uniforms and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Special orders for German-American relations [1945]

    • 1945
    • Pamphlet of orders issued by Jacob L. Devers, commanding general of the Sixth Army Group, describing how Allied service members should interact with German civilians. It portrays German civilians as dangerous and untrustworthy, and forbids U.S....
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Edna Andrews Weston in NNC uniform, 1945]

    • 1945-06
    • Edna Andrews Weston on vacation in June 1945, wearing the Navy Nurse Corps white dress uniform and 1944 service hat with white top, holding a purse in gloved hands somewhere outdoors.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Viola Brown Sanders presents award, 1963]

    • 1963
    • Viola Brown Sanders hands an unidentified WAVES 2nd class seaman the award for "Outstanding WAVE of the Month" at Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, Maryland, in 1963. The woman to Sanders' left is Commander Anne Ducey, officer-in-charge of recruit...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • Irene Parsons shakes hands with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders arrives at her retirement, 1966]

    • 1966-08-31
    • Rear Admiral Daniel F. Smith Jr., Commandant of the Naval District of Washington, shakes hands with Viola Sanders upon her arrival at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., on 31 August 1966 for her subsequent retirement ceremonies. To the right of Sanders...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Ellen Brown Steel at her retirement ceremony, 1969]

    • 1969-07-28
    • Ellen Brown Steel (right) shakes hands with Colonel Elizabeth P. Hoisington, the director of the WAC, at Steel's retirement ceremony on 28 July 1969. Both women wear dress blue uniforms.
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Navy Nurse Corps [1970]

    • 1970
    • Blue and white, single-fold, recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, published in 1970. Topics include the history of the NNC, overseas duty, and nurse training. The text and photos were originally featured in the October 1970 issue of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote and Melodie Esposito, circa 1972]

    • 1971
    • Major Evelyn "Pat" Foote (left) shakes hands with Drill Sergeant Melodie Esposito in front of an American flag, circa 1971. Both women wear olive green fatigues; Foote wears the Vietnam patch on her sleeve. The "Oath of Enlistment" is tucked under...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • All hands [1972]

    • 1972-07
    • The July 1972 issue of All Hands, the U.S. Navy's magazine. This issue focuses on women's service in the navy. Topics include Admiral Alene Duerk; women's navy careers; the 30th anniversary of women in the navy; women's service in WWI; Captain...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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