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    • We are ready: put us across [circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • This World War I era poster was produced for the Medical Women's National Association, and features a drawing of one of their members comforting kneeling European residents. Text reads:"Thirty-five of Our Women Doctors are Already Over There. We...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [ARC/ANC outdoor uniform, circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • Outdoor Uniform worn by members of the Red Cross and U.S. Army Nurses in France during World War I. The uniform was made by Abercrombie and Fitch Co. and is constructed of olive green whipcord fabric. The uniform jacket is belted around the waist...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie, 13 Feb 1918]

    • 1918-02-13
    • Glory Hancock writes to a Favie to congratulate him on his engagement and asks for more details. She says she will try to visit in May and is getting leave to go retrieve her diplomas and pin from Paris.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie, 18 February  1918 ]

    • 1918-02-18
    • Glory Hancock expects to be able to take leave in May if there is not a major offensive. She writes to her father's fiancĂ© in hopes of expediting this process. Don is going to meet up with her soon.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918 ]

    • 1918-09-10
    • Hancock describes crowded conditions in the hospital, the low number of staff to care for the patients, and the exhaustion she feels at the end of her night shifts. She is tired of the conditions in which she is living, and is worn out mentally...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie and Sylva, 1918]

    • 1918-09-17
    • The conditions that Glory Hancock is working under are starting to wear her down, as she is "so sick of having people depend on me I could scream." She also discusses large artillery being removed from her village, her relationship woes with her...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Sylva(" 27 September 1918 ]

    • 1918-09-27
    • Glory Hancock expresses a desire for the war to come to a close as she is exhausted from working so hard. She requests a pair of brown shoes and states that she misses American cooking.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock, 1918]

    • 1918-10-07
    • Glory Hancock describes the horrific aftermath of a recent offensive. She says that the mud has become unbearable and is an impediment to patient care. She also visited Ypres and observed the ruins and debris of battle. She describes an advance to...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • United States Navy [1918-1919]

    • 1918-1919
    • This poster depicts the uniform of the men and women of the United States Navy from 1918-1919. Examples include Third Class Petty Officer, Pharmacist's Mate from 1918; Navy Nurse from 1918, Lieutenant Commander, Supply Corps Blue Service Dress from...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • From overseas to you [circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • This poster was created as publicity for a speech in Chautauqua County, New York by an American Red Cross worker,circa 1919. It depicts one of its members with her arm on a a boatrail. An American Red Cross facility is seen in the background, with...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [ARC/ANC service cap, circa 1918]

    • 1930
    • Service cap worn by members of the Red Cross and Army Nurse Corps during World War I. The cap is upturned at the brim and cinched at the top, with a black ribbon tied in a bow around the crown. Above the bow, a Red Cross pin is affixed, which would...
    • 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
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services garrison cap, circa 1942]

    • 1941
    • American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS) blue garrison cap with dark blue piping and AWVS membership pin, circa 1941. This now-faded cap was once a blue-gray color. It is missing the AWVS membership pin, which would have been pinned to the left...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Army nurses at thermal region in Rotorua, New Zealand, 1942]

    • 1942
    • A group of Army nurses at the thermal region in Rotorua, New Zealand, in 1942. They are attired in dark-colored overcoats with matching garrison caps and oxford shoes. The background of the photo is shrouded in a cloud from the thermals. Writing on...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Two army nurses, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Rachel Brower Twiddy and a fellow army nurse pose among agave plants in Carmel, California, circa 1942. Twiddy is still wearing the navy blue army nurse uniform with blue 1st pattern service cap and wool overcoat. Her friend wears the new olive...
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • [Army nurses at Fort Ord, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Rachel Brower Twiddy (second from right) poses with six of her army nurse coworkers at Fort Ord, California, circa 1942. The group is attired in the white hospital uniform, with the exception of the nurse in the middle who wears the off-duty dress.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers

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