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    • [Control tower operator at Ft. Myers, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • An unidentified control tower operator at Buckingham Army Air Field at Fort Myers, Florida, poses with a microphone to her mouth in office overlooking the tarmac, circa 1944.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Oral history interview with Reva Ingram Fortune, 1999

    • 1999-02-08
    • Documents Reva Ingram Fortune's early life in rural North Carolina; her military service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and later the Women in the Air Force (WAF) from 1943 to 1952; and her experience as a student at the Woman's College of the...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WASP Jacqueline Cochran visits Ft. Myers, 1944]

    • 1944-03-15
    • Jacqueline Cochran, Chief of WASPs, visits with WACs at Buckingham Army Air Field in Fort Myers, Florida. The women, in khaki uniforms with pants, pose in front of a map on March 15, 1944.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune 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
    • [WAC clothing and personal items in barracks, 1945]

    • 1945-04-18
    • Photo of the proper arrangement of clothing and personal items in the barracks taken April 18, 1945. Uniforms are hung from a bar, with shirts, dresses, and coats hanging left to right. Above the clothing rack is an open cabinet with two shelves...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC quarters at Ft. Myers, 1945]

    • 1945-04-18
    • Photo shows bunk beds at Buckingham Army Air Field at Fort Myers, Florida, as arranged for inspection on April 18, 1945. The bed is made with a dark sheet, a white pillow, and an army-issue blanket rolled at the foot of the bed. Shoes are lined up...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC foot locker arrangement at Ft. Myers, Florida, 1945]

    • 1945-04-18
    • Photo shows the proper arrangement of a foot locker, taken April 18, 1945. Socks and other items are rolled tightly in the bottom left, while the bottom right compartment contains gloves, ties, and hats are stacked separately. In the top...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WACs in group shot, Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of a group of WAC [Women's Army Corps] members stationed at Fort Myers, Florida. Most are attired in WAC summer uniforms with standard neckties, but two appear to be attired in non-regulation gowns. A poster with the words "Save...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Group of WASP and B-17 Bomber]

    • Undated
    • Photograph of a group of Women Airforce Service Pilots [WASP] all wearing work attire. Three of the women wear battle jackets with slacks, while the second one from the left is attired in the work coveralls with extended pockets for holding tools....
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC with Christmas tree, Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of a WAC [Women's Army Corps] solider attired in winter service uniform. The insignia on her arm sleeve indicates the rank of private and membership in the Army Air Force.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC Mail Orderly, Fort Myers, Flordia]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of a Women's Army Corps [WAC] mail orderly. The insignia on the left and right on her upper shoulder indicate the rank of technician fifth grade. She wears a standard WAC enlisted summer service uniform with WAC necktie. She wears a...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC and male soldiers around radio, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of four service members surrounding a radio. The woman on the left wears what appears to be a combination of various Women's Army Corps [WAC] approved uniform types. She has on a summer dress uniform jacket, and a WAC officers winter...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC at desk at Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of Rebecca Jo Congdom filling out paper work at the payroll office of Fort Myers, Florida. She is attired in a Women's Army Corps uniform. An Army Air Force patch and the rank insignia of corporal are visible on her left uniform sleeve....
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Three WACs exit Douglass C-54 Skymaster, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of three women close together disembarking from a C-54 Douglass Skymaster.
      " Pictured with her arm extended and with boots on the ground is Major Frances S. Comick. Comick was a WAC deputy Staff director during the war. Comick wears...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC in Motor Pool Office, Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of Women's Army Corps [WAC] motor pool clerk "Curtia" operating a logistical system at Fort Myers, Florida. An United States Army Air Forces' insignia is visible on Curtia's sleeve. She is attired in a summer WAC uniform.
      " Text on...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [First Sergeant Reva P. Ingram, 344th WAC Post headquarters Squadron ]

    • Undated
    • Portrait of first sergeant Reva Ingram. Ingram is attired in a WAC Tropical-Worsted Summer Uniform and garrison cap. The Three stripes on the left and right of her upper sleeve indicate her rank. On her upper lapel she wears traditional WAC...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WACs assisting paratroopers, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Privates Thea Coates, Mattie Turner, and Francis Cockran, members of the WAC detachment of the Parachute School, assist soldiers in dropping an equipment bundle from the door of an army transport plane over Fort Benning, Georgia. Photo by U.S. Army...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Customs and manners flyer, August, 1945]

    • 1945-08-11
    • Produced by J.Hill, this cartoon consists of an African tribesman holding a spear and large cooking spoon. Across from the tribesman a United States Army Air Force serviceman sits in a large black tub. The text on the front reads "Respect The Local...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WACs by a jeep, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Reva Ingram Fortune (right) and three other WACs pose on and beside an army vehicle at Buckingham Army Air Field, Fort Myers, Florida. Another woman can be seen behind the wheel.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers

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