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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.
    • [Women's Army Corps khaki hobby hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) khaki summer visored hat, with chin strap placed above visor, and enlisted insignia. Referred to as "Hobby Hat" after the director of the WAC, Oveta Culp Hobby. Worn by Reva Ingram Fortune from 1943 to 1945.
    • [Recruiting parade in Ft. Myers, Florida, 1943]

    • 1943-11-13
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • WACs march in a recruiting parade down US 41 in Ft. Myers, Florida, past the Bradford Hotel, Arcade Theatre, and Sears Roebuck and Co. on November 13, 1943. People line the street and watch from windows.
    • [Control tower operator at Ft. Myers, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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.
    • [Three WACs exit Douglass C-54 Skymaster, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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...
    • [WAC in Motor Pool Office, Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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...
    • [WAC and male soldiers around radio, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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...
    • [WAC with Christmas tree, Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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.
    • [WAC at desk at Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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....
    • [WAC Mail Orderly, Fort Myers, Flordia]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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...
    • [WACs in group shot, Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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...
    • [Lt. Elizabeth Ray saluting child, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • Lt. Elizabeth Ray crouches and returns the salute of a little girl she befriended at a base in Bari, Italy, in 1944. The girl wears a garrison cap and a shirt with army patches, while Ray is in WAC service dress.
    • [WAC troop review, Bari, Italy, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • WACs march in formation four wide during troop review in Bari, Italy, in 1944. Lt. Elizabeth Ray is seen at bottom in command.
    • [Women's Army Corps khaki uniform, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Women's Army Corps khaki summer uniform with four gold buttons, two pocket flaps, two slash pockets, Pallas Athene disc on right collar,"U.S." disc on left collar, epaulets, and pins on both lapels. Worn with khaki shirtwaist and tie. Worn by Reva...
    • [WASP Jacqueline Cochran visits Ft. Myers, 1944]

    • 1944-03-15
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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.
    • [WACs assisting paratroopers, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Privates Thea Coates, Mattie Turner, and Francis Cockran, members of the WAC detatchment 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....
    • [WACs by a jeep, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • 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.

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