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    • [British WACs march in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A unit of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), the women's branch of the British army, march down the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in a parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in the army in May 1945. The Arc de Triomphe, a...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [Charlotte Holder Clinger with a lei, 1969]

    • 1969
    • Charlotte Holder Clinger poses on a tarmac at Korat Air Force Base in Thailand holding a lei from her "Sawadee" party, celebrating her return to the U.S. in 1969. She wears the air force summer blue and white pinstripe cord uniform.
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • [End of the war watermelon party, 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • Nine Women Marines dressed in pants and casual clothing eat watermelon at a party celebrating the end of the war in August 1945.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [End of the war watermelon party, 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • Women Marines eat watermelon at tables during a party celebrating the end of war in August 1945. The party-goers wear various types of clothing at the outdoor event, where trashcans overflow with watermelon rinds.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [French women march in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of french army women march in a parade down the Champs-Elysées celebrating the third anniversary of women in the army in the U.S. in May 1945. They are dressed in their national service dress uniforms. The Le Select restaurant can be...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [Letter to Charlotte Schuck from father, 1943]

    • 1943-06-23
    • Shuck's father writes about celebrating Father's Day and conditions at his job, including layoffs that haven't affected him yet.
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • [Maria Felger Wayne celebrating promotion, circa 1990]

    • 1990
    • This photograph shows Maria Felger Wayne celebrating her promotion by doing push-ups while being doused with water from a hose. She is dressed in BDUs (Battle Dress Uniform).
    • WV0500 Maria Felger Wayne Oral History
    • [Maxine Easter on anniversary of Navy Nurse Corps, 1970]

    • 1970-05
    • Maxine Easter (center, in NNC white evening dress) and two women in civilian clothes hold a sword while standing above a cake celebrating the 62nd anniversary of Navy Nurse Corps at Port Hueneme, California, in May 1970.
    • WV0108 Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
    • [Memo satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 1968]

    • 1968-12-13
    • A one-page memo addressed to "all managers" satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, saying that "a White Christmas would be in violation of Title II." A list of five rules for decorating for and celebrating Christmas is given.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Officer Basic Course graduation party, 1985]

    • 1985-11
    • Three army officers--Felicia Murphy, Jane Kodack, and Captain Timmens--pose for a photograph during a formal party celebrating graduates of Officer Basic Course in November 1985. Capt. Murphey is wearing the army blue "class a" dress uniform, and...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [WAC platoon marches in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in a Paris parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in army service in May 1945. They are dressed in olive drab service uniforms. Several other military units and the Arc...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WACs march along Champs-Elysees, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees during a parade in Paris in May 1945 celebrating the third anniversary of American women in service. The WACs are wearing dark olive drab service jackets and skirts. The Arc de Triomphe...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [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 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
    • [WAF 25th anniversary collage, 1973]

    • 1973-06-12
    • Collage featuring photos of Women in the Air Force (WAF), celebrating the WAF's 25th anniversary in 1973. Across the bottom, the former directors of the WAF are pictured. They are: Jeanne M. Holm, Elizabeth Ray, Emma Riley, Phyllis Gray, Mary Jo...
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [WAVES dine at an anniversary party, 1945]

    • 1945-07-30
    • WAVES dine at tables during a party in Corpus Christi, Texas. The women are probably celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the establishment of the WAVES on July 30, 1942. The WAVES are in navy blue dress uniforms and being waited on by an...
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Women soldiers march with national flags, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • Eight women hold the flags of four nations in a Paris parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in the army (WAAC). The nations of the United States, France, Canada, and the United Kingdom are represented. They are attired in the...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • Oral history interview with Adelaide Murphy

    • 2002-01-16
    • Primarily documents Adelaide Cotter Murphy's service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945.

      Murphy gives a brief overview of her childhood, including her early education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brothers' service in the...
    • WV0240 Adelaide Murphy Papers
    • Oral history interview with Adeline Ledesma Teague, 2002

    • 2002-01-17
    • Primarily documents Adeline Ledesma Horner Teague's early life, ethnicity, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and her career and education in teaching after the war.


      Teague provides an...
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • Oral history interview with Annis Weir, 2000

    • 2000-02-11
    • Primarily documents Annis Glendon Weir's early life and nurses' training; her experiences in the Navy Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1946; and her life after World War II.

      Weir discusses nurses' training at St. Francis Hospital in New Jersey,...
    • WV0148 Annis Glendon Weir Papers

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