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  • Service branch: air force
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    • [WAAC Retreat Formation, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • WAAC unit of Reva Ingram Fortune in retreat formation at Buckingham Army Air Field at Fort Myers, Florida, in the summer of 1943.
    • [WASPs on airplane wing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • Dorothy Hoover stands on the wing of an Advanced Trainer airplane, while two other WASPs sit in the cockpit, circa 1943.
    • [Dorothy Hoover in airplane, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • WASP Dorothy Hoover, in leather flight jacket and goggles, stands in the cockpit of a PT Trainer airplane in Sweetwater, Texas, in 1943.
    • [Dorothy Hoover on airplane wing, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • WASP Dorothy Hoover sits on the wing of a Basic Trainer airplane at Sweetwater, Texas, in 1943. She is wearing a flight suit, leather jacket, helmet and goggles.
    • [Dorothy Hoover saluting, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • Dorothy Hoover salutes the cameraman, apparently wearing the WASP "General's white" uniform with khaki slacks, white shirt, and garrison cap at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, in 1943.
    • [Three WASPs on a PT-19 airplane, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery (center, with helmet and goggles) poses on the wings of a PT-19 airplane with two fellow WASPs, circa 1943. The women wear men's green herringbone twill coveralls, jokingly referred to as "zoot suits."
    • [Dorothy Avery beside a plane, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery, in WASP flight suit and seat-type parachute, stands beside a plane at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943. Of the parachute, the back of the photo says, "Boy, that's heavy."
    • [ WASPs in the mud, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery (left) and fellow WASPs Emy and Dottie stand in the mud at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943. Emy and Dottie wear "zoot suits"; the caption by Dorothy Avery reads "Muddy - nothing to do but play."
    • [Dorothy Avery in flight suit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery poses outside barracks at Avenger Field, Texas, in a size 42 "zoot suit," circa 1943. WASPs referred to the men's green herringbone twill jumpsuit they had to wear as "zoot suits" because of their tendency to be too large.
    • [Five WASPs in work suits, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery (bottom left) and four other WASPs in "zoot suits" pose together outside a barracks at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943.
    • [Dorothy Avery, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery poses in her WASP trainee dress "General's white" uniform of a white blouse and khaki trousers, circa 1943.
    • [WASPs pass in review, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Units of WASPs march in formation for a pass in review on the tarmac at Avenger Field in Texas, circa 1943. Rows of airplanes are parked on the tarmac and chairs have been set up for attendees to watch the event.

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