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  • Item description: barracks
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    • [WACs pose playfully at Ft. Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group of four WACs pose playfully during basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1950. Dorothy Linnell (top left) of Boston is on the shoulders of Eleanor Kurowski from Pennsylvania, while Joan Larson of California is on the shoulders of Billy...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACs march beneath the Arc de Triomphe, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A group of WACs march beneath the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, during a parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in the army in Mat 1945. The WACs are attired in service dress uniform jackets, skirts, and barracks caps.
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WAC basic training platoon at Fort Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group photograph of a WAC training platoon posed outside barracks at Fort Lee, Virginia. They are wearing matching WAC summer service uniforms and barracks caps without jackets.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Company 1, 3rd Regiment, 1st Wac Training Center, 1945]

    • 1945-05-22
    • A group photograph of Company 1 of the 3rd Regiment at the 1st WAC Training Center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, taken 22 May 1945. All WAC personnel are wearing service dress uniforms with skirts and barracks caps. The male officer is wearing an army...
    • WV0468 Mary L. Sutton Oral History
    • [2114th Army Service Unit, WAC detachment, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • A group photograph of the WAC detachment of the 2114th Army Service Unit, stationed at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1951. The women are dressed in WAC winter service dress uniforms and barracks caps. The names of the women are listed at the bottom of...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACs march beneath Arc de Triomphe, Paris, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march beneath the Arc de Triomphe in a Paris parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in service in Mat 1945. They are wearing barracks caps, olive drab service dress uniforms, and skirts.
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WACs march in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march in formation along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, in May 1945. They are dressed in barracks caps, olive drab service jackets, and skirts. Several more platoons of women dressed in service uniforms, a Dodge...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WAACs parade past barracks, 1943]

    • 1943
    • A WAAC unit, lead by an all-male band, marches in a parade past barracks, probably at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in 1943.
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg with mop, 1945]

    • 1945-08-03
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg leans against a mop on the porch of Barracks 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945, wearing her work uniform and Daisy Mae fatigue cap. The back of the photo reads, "Don't I look like an eager beaver?"
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders at a groundbreaking ceremony, 1965]

    • 1965
    • Captain Viola Brown Sanders (left, holding shovel) poses with the base Commanding Officer and WAVES Commander Anne Ducey at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new women's barracks at Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, Maryland, in the summer of...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders and Anne Ducey at groundbreaking, 1965]

    • 1965
    • Captain Viola Brown Sanders (right) shovels dirt while at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new women's barracks at Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, Maryland, with WAVES Commander Anne Ducey in the summer of 1965. Both women wear the WAVES...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [The barracks]

    • Undated
    • Caption on back of photograph reads "The Barracks at Fort Des Moines, Iowa."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Charlotte Schuck to family, 1945]

    • 1945-06-30
    • Charlotte Shuck discusses being on desk duty in the barracks, eating a delicious pineapple, being sore from a game of tennis. Because she hasn't received any mail since the last time she wrote them doesn't have much to report. She encloses some...
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • [Cheryl Lynn Brown, 1981-1982]

    • 1981-1982
    • Cheryl Lynn Brown in the barracks, likely at Defense Language Institute, Monterey, California, circa 1981-1982.
    • WV0482 Cheryl Lynn Brown Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Johnson Coster, 2000

    • 2000-02-04
    • Chiefly documents Ruth L. Johnson Coster's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Coster discusses her youth and education in North Carolina and her pre-war employment at the Lucky Strike factory in Durham and a...
    • WV0145 Ruth Coster Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to siblings, 30 January 1944]

    • 1944-01-30
    • Discusses taking girls to the base clinic; performing inspections; serving gigs; the barracks "date room" new tennis and volleyball courts; assigning kitchen patrol; a WAC marriages; male soldiers' opinion of WACs; an altercation with a captain;...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy May Miller, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Dorothy May Miller's childhood in Florida; her military service during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Miller discusses her family history and her early life in Florida, growing up poor and in a segregated...
    • WV0198 Dorothy M. Miller Papers

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