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  • Item description: Reserve
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    • [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
    • Be a Marine…free a Marine to fight [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring a Woman Marine imposed over a scene of men in combat. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 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
    • United States Navy [1943-1944]

    • 1943-1944
    • This poster depicts the uniforms of the men and women of the United States Navy from 1943-1944. Examples include Lieutenant from 1943; Lieutenant, Nurse Corps from 1944; Commander, Civil Engineer Corps from 1943; First Class Petty Officer, Yeoman,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Be a Marine [1943]

    • 1943
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve encourages women to free a male Marine to fight. Includes brief description of the advantages of being a Marine; the necessary qualifications; the pay and rank of Women Marines;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • So proudly we serve [1944]

    • 1944-02-18
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve that encourages women to become a Marine to release a male Marine "to drive that tank...man that gun...down that plane." Includes detailed description of boot camp; the benefits...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAVES Newsletter [January 1946]

    • 1946-01
    • January 1946 issue of "The WAVES Newsletter" It contains items of interest to members of Women Accepted for Emergency Volunteer Service. Articles of general interest include "Legislation will be Introduced to Permit WAVES in Postwar Navy"Training...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The Navy Nurse Corps offers you more [1948]

    • 1948
    • A tri-fold, blue and white recruiting pamphlet for the Navy Nurse Corps that outlines the opportunities offered by the program, such as the ability to engage in post-graduate studies, the pay scale, and reserve opportunities. The interior of the...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WAVES blue winter uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES officer's dress blue winter uniform with tailored navy blue wool blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and two reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and navy blue...
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • [Portrait of Margaret Marian Smith, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Formal portrait of Margaret Marian Smith in Marine Corps Women's Reserve summer service (green and white seersucker) uniform, 1945-1946.
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Marian Smith, 1999

    • 1999-02-11
    • Primarily documents Margaret Marion Smith's service with the War Department and Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1947 and work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 through circa 1994.

      Smith primarily...
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucille Ingram Pauquette, 1999

    • 1999-02-15
    • Primarily documents Carolina Lucille Ingram Pauquette's service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1945 to 1946 and her life after World War II.

      Pauquette discusses her decision to join the Marines and the influence of having four...
    • WV0037 Lucille Ingram Pauquette Papers
    • Oral history interview with Audrey Knyrim Mattern, 1999

    • 1999-12-21
    • Chiefly documents Audrey Knyrim Mattern's early life in the coal community of Hazelton, Pennsylvania, and her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II.

      Mattern discusses her family and childhood in Hazelton in the...
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [WAVES dress white summer uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WAVES officer's dress white summer uniform, including tailored white lightweight blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and...
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • [WAVES officer's wool coat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES officer's navy blue wool double-breasted overcoat with three pairs of Navy gold buttons, belt sewn on the back, and reserve blue stripes on cuffs. This coat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • [Elizabeth C. Hickcox and sailor, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Elizabeth C. Hickcox and an unidentified sailor sit in a booth at a restaurant during off-hours, circa 1944. Hickcox wears a dark blue shirt and a WAVES reserve (light) blue tie.
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers

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