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    • [Wooden palisade around Maori village, 1942]

    • 1942-06
    • Wooden fortifications around Maori village or settlement. Writing on reverse:"Fortifications around Maori "Pa"(Fortress) Rotorua June 1942"
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Women's Army Corps khaki uniform, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Women's Army Corps khaki summer uniform with four gold buttons, two pocket flaps, two slash pockets, Pallas Athene disc on right collar,"U.S." disc on left collar, epaulets, and pins on both lapels. Worn with khaki shirtwaist and tie. Worn by Reva...
    • 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
    • WAC handbook [1944]

    • 1944
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) handbook published for the training center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, in 1944. Included is information for trainees about standards for dress and conduct; the history of Fort Des Moines; facilities at the base; off duty...
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • [Women Airforce Service Pilots battledress jacket, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Santiago blue battledress jacket with two patch pockets, blue plastic buttons covered by a closure flap, waistband buttoned on the left side,"W.A.S.P." pin on right collar, WASP wings above left pocket flap, and...
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [Winnie Eskrigge aboard ship in Subic Bay, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • Winnie Eskrigge, in fatigues with Red Cross insignia, smiles at the camera while sitting in front of a ship's wheel while at U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Philippines, in October 1945. A serviceman can be seen behind her. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Letter from Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz to her mother, 1945]

    • 1945-02-08
    • Wertz discusses Company 1907 and what she has learned while a WAC. She mentions women leaving the WACs and describes a funeral of a twenty-one year old woman. She closes by asking for a birthday present.
    • WV0523 Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAVES Supply Corps training class, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES Supply and Disbursing School training class poses for a formal photo at Harvard's Radcliffe College in late 1943. Virginia Becker is in the second row from the front, seventh from the left.
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • [WAVES navy blue havelock, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES navy blue havelock worn with raincoat. Worn by Virginia Gardner Becker from 1943 to 1945.
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • [WAVES at U.S. Naval Training Station San Diego, 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • WAVES Millie Swift of Iowa; Agnes Lawrence of Oakland, California; Elizabeth Simpson of Richmond, Virginia; and Sue Wright of South Dakota pose outside WAVE Barracks 1 at the U.S. Naval Training Station, San Diego, California, in November 1943. The...
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • [WAVES members opening Christmas gifts, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES members opening Christmas gifts in the WAVES mechanic ready room. Muriel Shearer is third from left.
      Caption reads:"Merry Christmas! Jimmy, Mac [?], Muriel and Jeanette"
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Group of WASPs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WASPs holding books and papers stand in front of a barracks, circa 1944. The women wear the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, khaki trousers, and leather A-2 jacket with Fifinella patch.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [Elizabeth Williamson in cockpit, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WASP Elizabeth Williams, in leather B-3 jacket, flight helmet, and goggles, is pictured in the cockpit of an airplane in 1944.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000

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