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    • Enlist in a proud profession! join the Cadet Nurse Corps [circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Recruiting poster for the Cadet Nurse Corps. Illustration by Edmundson features Cadet Nurse in brown uniform against a blue background. Poster text advertises "A lifetime education-FREE!If you can qualify." 20 inches x 28 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Army nurses are professionals [1967]

    • 1967
    • Green and black recruitment poster for the Army Nurse Corps during the Vietnam War asks "Can you Qualify? See your Army recruiter." The poster features illustrations of a female army nurse and a male in medical corpsman uniform.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • You are needed now: join the army nurse corps [1943]

    • 1943-06
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Army Nurse Corps. Illustration by Ruzzie Green depicts an Army Nurse, identifiable by the "N" on her lapel insignia. Text indicates nurses can sign up for the service at Red Cross recruiting stations. 20...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The army nurse [October 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Volume 1, Number 10, October 1994 edition of "The Army Nurse" magazine. Articles on morale considerations for wounded troops, the role of nurses on the home front, the issuing of wrist watches to nurses, a listing of opportunities for leisure in...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WACs by a jeep, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • 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.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAC quarters at Ft. Myers, 1945]

    • 1945-04-18
    • Photo shows bunk beds at Buckingham Army Air Field at Fort Myers, Florida, as arranged for inspection on April 18, 1945. The bed is made with a dark sheet, a white pillow, and an army-issue blanket rolled at the foot of the bed. Shoes are lined up...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WACs in group shot, Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • 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...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune 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
    • [Gladys Dimmick with Bob Hope, 1946]

    • 1946-06-29
    • Gladys Dimmick and Anna Tabbert pose with Bob Hope on an airport tarmack on June 29, 1946. The women wear the WAVES gray and white seersucker dress. An airplane with an American flag on the side can be seen in the background and a young girl enters...
    • WV0055 Gladys L. Dimmick Papers
    • [Mary Ellen West at work in office, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Storekeeper Third Class Mary Ellen West (right) sits at a typewriter while two other WAVES work at desks in their shared office at Whiting Field, Florida, in 1944. The women were assigned to a Pensacola housing project; through the window a...
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • [Portrait of Marjory Johnson, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Marjory Johnson taken in Paris in 1945. Army physical therapist's caduceus pin can be seen on the lapel.
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers playing tennis, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marine Mary McLeod Rogers, with tennis racket in hand, poses on the Henderson Hall tennis court in 1945. Rows of gravestones in Arlington National Cemetery can be seen behind her. Rogers wears a one-piece seersucker "peanut suit" exercise uniform.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Inside WAC barracks, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Rows of twin beds and footlockers inside a women's Army Air Forces barracks, circa 1943. Uniforms hang against the wall, while several women can be seen laying on beds at the far end of the room.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with rifle, 1956]

    • 1956-03-22
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton poses with a rifle in front of a mirror on 22 March 1956. The back of her jacket, with patches signifying her marksmanship awards won while a member of the 12th Naval District Annex Team Two rifle team, can be seen in the...
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918]

    • 1918
    • Hancock talks of the high number of French and English casualties due to the latest increase in fighting. She tells of the dinner she gave before the fighting increased, lists the people who attended, and tells how it ended with an air raid. She...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Bernice Bonner in Italy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bernice Bonner in Italy, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "This windblown witch is me. You can see I need to do something about my hair."
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Three WACs on bivouac in Germany, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Three WACs sit in the woods while on bivouac in Germany, circa 1950. They have field uniforms, helmets, and canvas field bags; a military vehicle can be seen in the background.
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • [WAF overcoat, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force dark blue, full-length overcoat, made of blue wool serge material with removable satin lining. The overcoat is single-breasted and has a button underneath the left lapel where the right lapel can button over in colder...
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [Letter to Charlotte Schuck from mother, 1943]

    • 1943-04-11
    • Schuck's mother again discusses the postal service, writing letters, and sending packages. She mentions her daughter's recent promotion, hopes that she can get leave for Easter Sunday and her grandparent's 50th anniversary, and describes a bond...
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Avery writes that the planes are grounded due to a new technical order, so everyone is catching up on cleaning since they can't fly. There are 15 days left before she graduates from WASP training.
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers

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