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    • [WAVES officer's combination hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES officer's combination hat with upturned sides, white cover, and navy officer's cap device, circa 1943. Worn with interchangeable navy blue, white, or seersucker top.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • An outstanding date...the day you join the Navy Nurse Corps [1950]

    • 1950
    • A 4- page, bi-fold 1950 recruiting pamphlet for the Navy Nurse Corps which emphasizes the benefits of a "planned" career in naval nursing, including opportunities for post-graduate studies, training in a medical specialization, a structured pay...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Educational opportunities, exciting jobs [1970]

    • 1970-11
    • 16-page recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Corps, published in November 1970. The cover features a photo of a WAC in a service uniform, and the brochure is illustrated throughout with color photographs of WACs performing various jobs,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • White task force [1950 ]

    • 1950
    • 18 page recruiting booklet for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps which includes numerous photographs of nurses at work, play, and in the classroom. The booklet emphasizes opportunities for travel, employment, education, and chances for nurses to teach....
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • "I will serve," [1953]

    • 1953-02-25
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps. Provides brief history of the corps and then describes enlistment requirements and procedures; basic training and processing; uniforms; classes; bivouac training; foreign service and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Facts you want to know about the WAC [1943]

    • 1943-12-31
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) provides detailed descriptions of WAC jobs in the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, and Army Service Forces. Includes a detailed list of avaliable jobs and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Enlist in a proud profession [1943]

    • 1943
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Cadet Nurse Corps describes the importance of nurses; how nurses have served in Sicily, North Africa, India, the South Pacific, and the United States; what a school of nursing is like; and the entrance...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • U.S. Naval training bulletin [1948]

    • 1948-11
    • This black and white, 32-page bulletin was published by the Bureau of Naval Personnel in November 1948. It features a cover story on the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service-U.S. Navy). The three page article details WAVES training...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • First class private Mary Brown [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Sheet music for the song "First Class Private Mary Brown" from the Army Special Services revue "About Face" circa 1944. The song was written by Frank Loesser and is meant to be sung by a serviceman to a WAC. The front is printed in blue and red...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The opportunity of your life is in the Women's Army Corps [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nineteen-page, black and white (with color cover) recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, circa 1944. The booklet uses the experiences and photographs of several actual WACs to address topics such as off-duty time, medical jobs, army...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The word [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Twelve page, black and white booklet on the recreation program for Women Marines at Camp Pendleton, California, circa 1945. Topics include descriptions of offered sports, fine arts, and other recreational activities; details of the reception center...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAC newsletter [April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Six page, black and white WAC Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 9, for April 1945. On the cover is a photo of WACs throwing darts at a photo of Hitler in a ruined building in Verdun, France. Emma Newell Love is pictured far right. The publication contains a...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Someone to be proud of: your daughter in the WAC [1944]

    • 1944
    • Fourteen-page, illustrated black and white recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, 1944. A message from Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby, Director of the WAC, is on the inside cover. Topics in the booklet include a brief history of the WAC;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The Navy Nurse Corps offers you more [1948]

    • 1948
    • A tri-fold, blue and white recruiting pamphlet for the Navy Nurse Corps that outlines the opportunities offered by the program, such as the ability to engage in post-graduate studies, the pay scale, and reserve opportunities. The interior of the...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Summers McGee, 1999

    • 1999-01-13
    • Documents Rachel Leuella Summers McGee's early life; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943; and her life after World War II.

      McGee discusses her decision to join the army and people's reaction to women in...
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Oral history interview with Estelle Garner Ptaszynski, 1999

    • 1999-02-05
    • Primarily documents Estelle Ptaszynski's nurses training; service in England with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II; and personal life and nursing career after the war.

      Ptaszynski discusses her decision to become a nurse and...
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Papers
    • [WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat with blue cover and navy tally with "US Navy" in gold letters across the front. Worn with interchangeable navy, white, and seersucker covers. This hat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • [WACs  in Franklin Square House quarters, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Publicity photo of Mildred Curtis Scott (seated third from left) and 7 other WACs in her room at the Franklin Square House in Boston, 1944. Two of the women wear their seersucker uniforms, while the others are in olive drab with no head cover.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Eleanor Rigney and fellow WAVE, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Eleanor Rigney (left) and Esther Samuelson Derthick (right) stand beside the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, circa 1944. Both wear the dress blue WAVES uniform, Rigney with enlisted brimmed hat with blue cover, and Derthick with garrison cap.
    • WV0101 Eleanor Rigney Papers

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