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    • [Boomtown Fort Des Moines]

    • 1942-09-26
    • Caption on back of the photograph:"Agnes Tuiemau and Lois Wilen in front of the home of two WAACs auxiliaries, Boomtown Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on September 26, 1942. The photograph was taken on a Sunday walk."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [The reviewship party]

    • 1942-10-07
    • Caption on back of the photograph reads "the reviewship party, with six unnamed individuals, ends its inspection, at Fort DesMoines, Iowa, October 7, 1942."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAAC in uniform]

    • 1942-10-07
    • Possibly Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) uniform with a gas mask, October 7, 1942. Caption on back of photograph:"What the well dressed WAAC will wear. Oct. 7, '42"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante receives commission ceremony]

    • 1942-10-17
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante outdoor ceremony where LaPlante receives commission. Caption on back of photograph: O.C.[officer candidate] Sears becomes a third officer; second louie[lieutenant] is the preferred title. Oct. 17, 1942."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante]

    • 1942-10-18
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) summer uniform, October 18, 1942, with salute-bars on shoulders, indicating LaPlante is commissioned. Caption on back of photograph:"Oh deu golden bars! October 18, 1942"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [ WASPs in the mud, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • 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."
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [WASPs sunbathe beside a barracks, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WASPs at Avenger Field, Texas, lie out beside barracks, circa 1943. The caption by Dorothy Avery reads, "a day of rain - a day of rest."
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Ruth Shaver at her desk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Ruth Shaver looks through an index card file box while sitting at her desk in Cleveland in 1943. The caption of the official Army photograph reads,"As head of the personnel department, Lt. Ruth Shaver of Norwalk, Ohio, keeps track of 150 WAAC...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [U.S. Navy and WAVES Section Leaders, Memphis, Tennesee, 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Navy and WAVES Section Leaders, male and female, attired in service dress B uniforms.
      Writing on photograph reads:"AMM M - 22 CLASS OFFICERS N.A.T.T.O. MEMPHIS '43"
      Caption reads:"Section Leaders Memphis Tenn"
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Informal photograph of a group of WAVES members, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Informal photograph of a group of WAVES members attired in service dress blues. Photograph is framed in an autographed souvenir folder.
      Caption reads:"Georgian Room - Hotel Peabody - 'M22' 'Section D.'" Caption on facing page reads "Memphis -...
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Nancy Wooddell Thorton, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photograph of Nancy Wooddell Thorton, on left. Caption on back reads: Nandee in the far East and an Army Dr. both on duty, circa 1943. She wears the brown and white seersucker field hospital uniform.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante, Boomtown]

    • 1943-01
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante in Boomtown, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, wearing the WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] officers' wool overcoat. Caption for photograph:"Twelfth co.[company] third regt.[regiment]"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Recruitment trip]

    • 1943-06
    • Caption on back of photograph:"Dykstra, McLarry, June '43, cruit trip"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante recruitment trip]

    • 1943-06
    • Caption on back of photograph:"Loot[lieutenant] Sears in the Recon with McLarry holding banner circuit trip, June '43"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Coworkers on recruitment trip]

    • 1943-06
    • Caption on back of photograph:"McLarry, Dykstra, dismounted, June '43"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Lucy Slade Libby holds Japanese surrender flag, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a corpsman pose with a Japanese surrender flag in front of the headquarters of the 176th Station Hospital in Saipan, circa 1944. Libby, wearing an ANC hospital uniform, indicates in her caption that Japanese soldiers would...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers

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