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  • Item description: civilian
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    • Clara Fredere Sullivan scrapbook

    • 1918-1919
    • Scrapbook containing primarily photographs from Sullivan's service near the end of World War I and the years immediately following. Specific locations noted include Fort Merritt, New Jersey; Rome; and various locations in France. The scrapbook...
    • WV0450 Clara Fredere Sullivan Collection, 1918 - 1919
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Doris Dickens Wilson and soldier in Wilmington, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Doris Dickens Wilson, in civilian clothing, and a soldier holds hands outside of the house at 619 Market Street in Wilmington, circa 1942. Wilson indicates it was her "home away from home."
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Letter from Lynn Garber to Catherine Katopes, circa 1943]

    • 1942
    • Katopes' friend Lynn Garber describes her current WAC experiences, including her job in medical supply, and possible transfer to another department. She refers to her post as a "civilian setup," notes her dislike of the civilians, and claims her...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dena and Jimmie, 1942]

    • 1942-10-19
    • Katopes' describes her last week of basic training to her sister and brother-in-law. Activities including her company being filmed parading and doing calisthenics, seeing a live concert broadcast on TV, receiving winter uniforms and a Congressional...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Nell Smith Lutz and female navy service member, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Nell Smith Lutz (left, in civilian clothing) and a fellow member of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) walk side by side. The servicewomen is dressed in a blue WAVES officer's service dress "b" uniform and service...
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A room full of WACs, including women in civilian clothing, read from sheet music at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota, circa 1943. They are led in singing by a WAC and piano accompanist.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A room of WACs, including some in civilian clothing, are led in singing by a WAC and a piano accompanist, circa 1943, while at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota. Servicemen play pool in the background.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs dining in mess hall, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Overhead photo of WACs dining in a mess hall, probably at Rapid City Army Air Force Base, circa 1943. The women wear various service uniforms and civilian clothing.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Captain Naomi Scully at desk, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Commanding Officer Captain Naomi Scully works at her desk at Rapid City Air Force Base, circa 1943. She is wearing the WAC khaki service uniform shirt and tie and a civilian cardigan.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs on Wrightsville Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACS (left to right) Marian Hagen, Mary Felber, and Doris Dickens Wilson put on civilian clothes for a trip to Wrightsville Beach, NC, circa 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-03-18
    • Marshall is currently working in the scarlet fever ward, which she notes is very different civilian nursing. She also mentions hemming her uniforms while listening to the radio, getting vaccines, and nurses that have contracted measles and mumps.
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, circa 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • Avery passed her civilian check ride earlier, but did not attempt her Army check ride due to ill health. She describes her recent cross-country and night flights, and close calls and crash landings other pilots have had. Ground school has been...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Olene Brumbles Jones and three friends, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Olene Brumbles Jones (far left, in civilian attire) poses with three friends, circa 1944. The two women in the middle wear the WAVES dress blue uniform.
    • WV0190 Olene Brumbles Jones Papers
    • [Ruth M. Bonin and man, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ruth M. Bonin poses with an unidentified civilian man, possibly her father, circa 1944. She wears the WAC olive drab enlisted winter service uniform with a technician, fifth grade patch on the sleeve and a garrison cap.
    • WV0224 Ruth M. Bonin Papers
    • [Florence S. Weil on set, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC Florence S. Weil (right, in olive drab winter service uniform with port of embarkation patch) is pictured at a NBC studio set, circa 1944. A fellow soldier and a female civilian are also present. The set backdrop is a brick wall, supplemented...
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [Group of WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A group of WACs from Rapid City Army Air Base appears to pose in the back of a military vehicle, circa 1944. Mildred Estabrook is back row, center, in sunglasses. The WACs wear a variety of service and civilian clothing, including head wraps,...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Esther Gilbert and friends in Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Esther Gilbert (right) poses with friends Peg Graveur and "Monty" beside a vehicle and in front of the Red Cross service club in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the military welfare winter uniform. "Monty" is in civilian...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Three ANC nurses in Saipan, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three ANC nurses pose outside their quarters at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in 1944. The woman on the left wears a civilian bikini; the nurse in the center wears the ANC summer work uniform with turban-style head wrap; and the nurse on the...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers

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