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    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Daphine Mastroianni poses beside a building in her olive drab winter uniform with garison cap, circa 1942, probably just after receiving the uniform. Of it, she says "just plain medium size - regular - and not a bad fit. Now I know all women come...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Marines, two on crutches. Fiji, circa 1942-1943]

    • 1943
    • Several Marines, some obviously injured, two on crutches, with a small building and palm tree in the background. Writing on reverse: crossed out:"Four of these boys are back in the U.S.A. now" not crossed out:"Marines from Guadalcanal"
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1943]

    • 1943-10-10
    • Cayle is at a small army post at hospital which is understaffed. Recently she started on night duty, which interferes with her dating a captain located at the same post.
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • [Wedding of Blanche Woolard and Bill Haggard, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Blanche and Bill Haggard walked down the aisle at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station Chapel, Florida, following their wedding ceremony in 1944. Blanche wears her white summer dress uniform and officers' combination hat and carries a small bouquet....
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • Are you missing a chance like this? [1944]

    • 1944
    • Small black and white tri-fold recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1944. Brochure highlights the opportunities provided by the WAC and the eligibility requirements. Contains five illustrations of WACs on the job.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • News for you, your opportunities in the WAC [1944]

    • 1944
    • Small black and white tri-fold recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1944. Broch ure highlights the opportunities provided by the WAC and the eligibility requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Barrack B at NAS Seattle, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Barrack B building at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, can be seen through a small grove of trees. Writing on the back of the photograph indicates that this is where Janet M. Mead lived while stationed there from February 1945 to August 1946.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [SPARs aboard a boat, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Helene Lawrence (left), a male Coast Guard officer, and two fellow SPARs are pictured at the helm of a small boat flying a variant of the U.S. Coast Guard Ensign flag, circa 1945. The Coast Guard personnel are identified as Gans, Nuess, and Garus.
    • WV0457 Helene Lawrence Papers, 1939-1965
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-20
    • Reeves has been assigned back to the Student Officer's Club. She reports that since the area director's visit, several ARC girls have been transfered. Of note is the list of locations she has been in New Guinea. Reeves also mentions treatment for...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Smartest woman of the year! [1951]

    • 1951-08-20
    • Small blue-and-black pamphlet encourages women to serve in the U.S. Air Force. Includes description of qualifications; jobs being performed by WAFs; educational opportunities; off-duty activities; religion; pay; and uniforms.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Physical therapy: a deeply rewarding career [1952]

    • 1952-10-10
    • Small blue-and-black pamphlet encourages women to serve in the U.S. Army Women's Medical Specialist Corps. Describes the physical therapy profession; how it fits into the army; professional training in the army; and career opportunities.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WAF overcoat, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force dark blue, full-length overcoat, made of blue wool serge material with removable satin lining. The overcoat is single-breasted and has a button underneath the left lapel where the right lapel can button over in colder...
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders and Lucille Ball, 1963]

    • 1963
    • Viola Brown Sanders poses with Lucille Ball at the New York Plaza Hotel in 1963. Ball, who holds a small item that reads, "WAVES 20th Anniversary," had called Sanders asking if she could do anything for the WAVES. Sanders wears the officer's...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Facts about the U.S. Army Nurse Corps [1964]

    • 1964
    • Small, color recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1964. Topics include eligibility, initial appointments, specialized nursing, living quarters and social life, educational opportunities, advancements, and salary.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Gayle Lewis with village elder, 1970]

    • 1970-06
    • Gayle Lewis sits with a village elder from the small island of Yap. Her blue sneakers with snug dark blue jump suit suggest that this photo was taken while she was off duty.
      " Text attached to photo:"Yap, June 1970 with Village Elder"
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • Saudi duty time/America's role [1991]

    • 1991
    • A printed sheet with a song about military duty in Saudi Arabia, along with a small newspaper clipping from a Letters to the Editor section regarding the U.S.'s role in the Middle East at the time.
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Norma Martell, 1999

    • 1999-04-30
    • Primarily documents Norma J. Martell's early life during the Depression; her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as a cryptographer from 1942 to 1945; and her post-war pacifist ideology.


      Martell discusses her family and her life...
    • WV0072 Norma Martell Oral History

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