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  • Item description: WACS
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    • [Beds outside during barracks move, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Marian Hagen sits on one of the beds lined up outside the new barracks into which WACs were moving in Wilmington, NC, circa 1942. The beds are in disarray with mattresses, pillows, and blankets generally thrown on top of the frames. A white, long,...
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Irma Cayton cutting into a cake, circa 1942-1945]

    • 1942-1945
    • Irma Cayton cuts into a cake as three African American WAACs or WACs watch. Cayton is wearing a Ninth Service Command patch, ribbon bar, and the Pallas Athene pin; circa 1942-1945.
    • WV0523 Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WACs in training at Fort Meade, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Four WACs in work attire pose by the stairs of a building at the basic training facility, Fort Meade, Maryland, in 1943.
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • [Two WACs play in sand, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs Bernice Moran Miller and Elsie Ribiero play in the sand at Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, in 1943. Behind them, mattresses are draped over a wooden fence.
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • [Five WACs in front of hotel, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • June Neely Baker (2nd from left) and four fellow WACs pose in front of a hotel, circa 1943. All the women wear the WAC olive-drab winter uniform with Hobby hat.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [WACs dine, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A table of WACs, all wearing the winter service uniform with army air forces insignia on the right shoulder, eat a meal at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota circa 1943.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A room full of WACs, including women in civilian clothing, read from sheet music at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota, circa 1943. They are led in singing by a WAC and piano accompanist.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A room of WACs, including some in civilian clothing, are led in singing by a WAC and a piano accompanist, circa 1943, while at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota. Servicemen play pool in the background.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs dining in mess hall, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Overhead photo of WACs dining in a mess hall, probably at Rapid City Army Air Force Base, circa 1943. The women wear various service uniforms and civilian clothing.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs stand at attention in formation, probably for an inspection, circa 1943. The women wear various WAC cold weather clothing and all wear olive drab garrison caps.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs at train station, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Nine WACs pose at a train station, probably heading to Fort Des Moines, Iowa, circa 1943. The WACs wear olive drab winter service uniforms with Hobby hats, while some wear gas mask bags and carry their wool overcoats.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Class of WACs at MacDill Airfield, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A class of WACs pose for a photo at MacDill Airfield Base in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. They all wear the WAC summer service uniform with air force patch on the sleeve and matching garrison cap. Heyer is in the back row, fourth from the left.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Two WACs at MacDill Airfield, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Two WACs pose at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. The WAC on the left wears the brown and white seersucker exercise uniform and holds her Daisy Mae cap. The WAC crouching on the right wears a men's flight suit with air force insignia...
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Three WACs under a tree, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Two WACs, including Anne Heyer (center), talk to a fellow WAC while standing under a pine tree, circa 1943. All three wear summer service uniforms with matching Hobby hats.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs stand in formation in a street, possibly at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. They all wear the WAC summer service uniform and matching Hobby Hat.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated

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