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    • [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
    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard 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
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk in an airplane cockpit, circa 1980]

    • 1980
    • Barbara W. Kucharczyk sits in the cockpit of a T-38 simulator as part of her aircraft maintenance officer technical school training, at Chanute Air Force Base, Illinois in 1978. A note on the back reads, "Do I look like a 'Fighter Jock'?"
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Carol Alban Johnson in dress white uniform, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Portrait of Carol Alban Johnson in WAC dress white uniform, holding a book about Italy. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army, ca...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Doris Wilson on KP duty, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Doris Dickens Wilson holds a broom while lifting the lid of a garbage can, part of her Kitchen Patrol duties. Photo identification indicates she was wearing her fatigue uniform.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo with rifle, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo and a another soldier kneel on one knee while holding a rifle, demonstrating a basic training drill in Fall of 1942. This was part of her indoctrination into the Medical Service Training Unit for the Chinese Army.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to sister, 1945]

    • 1945-02-26
    • Phillips relays to her sister the story of her travels fro Asheville to Des Moines. She is part of a work company until she begins Basic Training next week. She describes her days since arrival, which include a lot of cleaning.
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Reeves to parents, circa 1944]

    • 1944-12-23
    • Reeves describes the ship, their activities and accommodations. Part of the letter is written by a friend, Tom, who describes the food and Christmas decorations aboard ship.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 2 September 1942]

    • 1942-09-02
    • Rice believes she will be sent overseas soon. She writes of her hopes to get to Florence, SC, before leaving; writing her will, taking out Army Insurance; and her friend's promotion. She will be among the first African American nurses sent...
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Nell Smith Lutz at desk, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nell Smith Lutz is seated at a desk, where she is filling out a daily balance sheet as a part of her disbursing duties for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Lutz is wearing the seersucker working uniform with...
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • [Photograph of Donna Tabor]

    • Undated
    • Donna Tabor is seen here climbing a telephone pole as part of her Advanced Individual Training.
    • WV0521 Donna Barr Tabor Oral HIstory
    • [Soldiers at Red Cross recreation program, 1970]

    • 1970
    • Dale "Paige" Dempsey (right) and fellow Red Cross worker Diane Johnson lead a quiz game for six pictured servicemen as a part of recreation activities at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, in 1970
    • WV0456 Dale Dempsey Papers
    • [Three WACs model uniforms, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Three WACs model uniforms in use by the Women's Army Corps in 1967 as a part of the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army. On the left, Carol Alban Johnson wears the white officer...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in Civil War dress, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WACs Pat Rice (seated, in evening wear) and Linda Gundy (in day attire with parasol) pose for a photo wearing Civil War-era dresses and standing in front of backdrop of horseman. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [WACs in physical training, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs lie on their backs doing leg raises as a part of physical training at Brookley Field in Mobile, Alabama, circa 1944.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [WACs march in President Roosevelt Memorial Parade, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Lt. Husmann takes the WAC squadron in review as a part of the President Roosevelt Memorial Parade, probably April 1945. Credit: U.S. Army Air Forces Flying Training Command
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Adventure in living [1953]

    • 1953-02-28
    • Fold-out pamphlet advertises life as a Woman Marine. Highlights opportunities for travel; adventure; educational opportunities; chic Woman Marine uniforms; and being part of Marine Corps traditions. Briefly describes requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Enlist in the WAVES [1943]

    • 1943
    • Blue-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for U.S. Navy WAVES Hospital Corps, a part of the Medical Department of the navy. Topics include the history and organization of the hospital corps; duties of hospital corps personnel; qualifications;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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