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    • Calling WAAC." [1943]

    • 1943
    • Recruiting poster for the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps), 1943. Illustration by Albro F. Downe and Michael Ramus depicts a WAAC radio operator at typewriter receiving a message from an American soldier who is hiding in the grass. The text of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Join the people who've joined the army [1976]

    • 1976
    • This poster was created for the United States Army Bicentennial Poster Series, and features a cartoon colonial woman and cannon with the headline and qoute by a British officer to Lord Cornwallis,"Even if I destroy all the men in North America, we...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Red Cross Gray Lady

    • Undated
    • This poster was produced for the American Red Cross, and features an injured serviceman playing ping pong with an American Red Cross Gray Lady, who provided recreational services at military and veterans hospitals. Text reads:"Wheel chair and all...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The Women's Army Corps [1968]

    • 1968
    • Green and gold recruitment poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC), dated 1968. The poster, which features the WAC Pallas Athene icon, advises women to "Make your life exciting! Make it fun! Make it all worthwhile! See your army recruiter today."
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • All hands [1972]

    • 1972-07
    • The July 1972 issue of All Hands, the U.S. Navy's magazine. This issue focuses on women's service in the navy. Topics include Admiral Alene Duerk; women's navy careers; the 30th anniversary of women in the navy; women's service in WWI; Captain...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Navy Nurse Corps [1970]

    • 1970
    • Blue and white, single-fold, recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, published in 1970. Topics include the history of the NNC, overseas duty, and nurse training. The text and photos were originally featured in the October 1970 issue of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The army nurse [April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • April 194 edition (Volume 2, Number 4) of "The Army Nurse" a magazine with articles of interest to members of the army nurse corps. Of general interest is the article "The Liberation of Our Army Nurses From the Santo Tomas Prison Camp" and the...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [Tent Quarters of the 305th Station Hospital, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nurse Helen Savage (in image on right) and nurses of the 305th Station Hospital (image on left with Ptaszynski in the center of the group) pose in front of the tents in Southampton, England, they called home for thirteen months in 1944 and 1945....
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski 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
    • [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
    • [Army nurses in front of nurses' quarters, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Army nurses during basic training, two attired in the white hospital uniform with long sleeves, two attired in what may be the blue seersucker uniform with short sleeves, all holding gas mask bags. 1942.
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Review for General Littleton Waller, 1944]

    • 1944-08-30
    • Women Marines stand at parade rest while waiting for review by General Littleton W. T. Waller, Jr, on August 30, 1944. Eleven rows of Women Marines can be seen, all wearing their white summer uniforms and hats.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Julia Hill Gunn with friends, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Julia Hill Gunn (on right) and friends Bette and Fran at the Navy Weather School in Lakehurst, New Jersey, in fall of 1945. All wear WAVES navy blue uniform with garrison caps and purses.
    • WV0060 Julia Hill Gunn Papers
    • [Regiment 31 at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, NY, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES Regiment 31 marches in Building I at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, New York, where they are completing boot camp in the spring of 1944. All women wear dark uniforms, black and white hats, and white gloves.
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • Oral history interview with M. Inez Caroon Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-05-26
    • Documents Inez Bailey's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) during WWII, and her subsequent military career.


      Bailey...
    • WV0084 Mildred Caroon Bailey Papers
    • [Three WACS in field uniforms, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • Three hometown friends, (left to right) Peggy Clarke, Jeanne Bayne, and Agnes Cantwell, all from New York, enlisted together in early 1945. They are all wearing their olive drab field jackets and helmets.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Birthday party for Ruth White, 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Ruth White cutting the cake at her birthday celebration with a group of navy personnel and three Red Cross co-workers in February 1946. All are stationed at the Naval Operating Base at Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay) on Okinawa, Japan.
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to friend Ginny, 1944]

    • 1944-09-23
    • Katopes talks of the Army shifting people to various countries and hopes for a good assignment for her friend. She provides a list of folks assigned to a base in Florida, mentions several that have received overseas assignments, and mentions rumors...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers

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