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    • [Rachel Brower Twiddy, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Portrait of Rachel Brower Twiddy in Army Nurse Corps dress uniform and garrison cap, circa 1942.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy 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 and patients, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Rachel Brower Twiddy's co-workers and male patients pose on the steps of a structure, circa 1942.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • [Army nurses at Fort Ord, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Two army nurses, including Rachel Brower Twiddy (seated), are pictured at the nurses' station on their ward at Fort Ord, California, circa 1942.
    • 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
    • [Army Nurse Corps blue cape, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Army Nurse Corps blue cape, lined in maroon wool. Gold "U.S." officer's insignia on the right collar and caduceus on the left collar. Worn over one-piece brown and white seersucker field dress. Cape worn by Rachel Brower Twiddy in 1942 and 1943.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Corps olive drab winter uniform including blouse with roll collar and notch lapels with U.S. cyphers near the end of the collar and a pair of caduceus with a black "N" on the upper part of the lapel, four buttons with army coat of arms,...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozcyk to her  parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Pozyck, who is aboard ship, has received her family's letters and a newspaper clipping they sent. She informs them she is doing well and attending church.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her  parents, circa 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Pozyck has recovered from her seasickness, feels that she is turning into a decent sailor, and enjoys her shipboard accommodations. She tells her parents about her husband's promotion and address change.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-13
    • The ship Pozcyk is aboard has just crossed the equator, and the crew put together an equatorial initiation ceremony. Pozcyk is enjoying the on-ship food, attending church, and has purchased a Valentine's Day card for her husband Louis.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her  parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-25
    • Pozyck, aboard ship somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, is enjoying herself and recently watched the movie "Ball of Fire." She believes her husband is currently involved in a military action with the US Ninth Army on the western front.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-12
    • Pozyck writes that she has not heard from her husband Louis. She notes dining and swimming with friends, taking photographs of Filipinos, Filipino swimming habits, and her roommate's engagement.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozcyk to her  parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-19
    • Pozyck tells how she passes time aboard ship, including playing Bridge and writing letters. She lists meal times, and reminisces about time spent with her husband Louis.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945  ]

    • 1945-01-28
    • Pozyck writes that she is doing fine and learning a lot about playing Bridge. Pozyck tells her parents how to care for processions that she left behind and about her increased allotment check.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-31
    • Pozyck describes her recent birthday celebration, in which the ship's crew and fellow army nurses sung her happy birthday and gave her gifts and a birthday cake.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers

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