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    • [Women's Army Auxiliary Corps fatigue hat, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps khaki summer fatigue hat, to be worn on duty, 1942. This unpopular hat was replaced by the WAC garrison cap.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Find yourself, the exciting world of Air Force Nursing [1971]

    • 1971
    • Color, 14-page, recruitment brochure for U.S. Air Force Nursing, published in 1971. Topics include officer training, first duty stations, specialized nursing, medical improvements, educational opportunities, social life, living accommodations, and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • No one is missed

    • Undated
    • Poster for the American Red Cross depicting servicemen and women receiving gifts on Christmas. Text reads:"No One is Missed. Hundreds of men in uniform must travel at Christmas on regular duty or on their way to new assignments. American Red Cross...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • How to serve your country in the WAVES or the SPARS [1942]

    • 1942-12-18
    • Blue-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure provides detailed descriptions about the WAVES and SPARS. Topics include training; duty stations; uniform allowances; pay; and requirements for enlisted women and officers. Also includes a...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Our wounded need care [1945]

    • 1945-01-27
    • Blue-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to join a hospital company in the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Topics include the shortage of nurses; military, technical, and hospital training; jobs as medical technician, surgical...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAVE officer candidate program [1963]

    • 1963
    • Yellow and blue recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, published in 1963. Topics include eligibility, the application process, recruit training, duty assignments, and salary and benefits. The back page features a preliminary questionnaire to...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Navy Nurse Corps [1970]

    • 1970
    • Blue and white, single-fold, recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, published in 1970. Topics include the history of the NNC, overseas duty, and nurse training. The text and photos were originally featured in the October 1970 issue of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The army nurse [August 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • August 1945 issue (Volume 2, Number 8) of "The Army Nurse" It contains articles of interest to members of the United States Army Nurse Corps. There is a particularly gripping account of the rehabilitation of survivors of Axis concentration camps...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A new horizon for women [1948]

    • 1948
    • Thirty page tri-color recruitment booklet for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force, published in 1948. The booklet is illustrated throughout with black and white photos of WACs and WAFs. Topics include: the importance of a peacetime army, the role...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • From recruit to salty wave! [1944]

    • 1944
    • Forty-six page book, illustrated with line drawings by WAVE Marjorie Sue Green, to record the "evolutionary process by which a recruit became a very salty 'woman-of-war.'" Publication illustrates details of enlistment process and basic training,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • 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 Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Anna Jean Coomes Woods, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • Primarily documents Anna Jean Coomes Woods' experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946, including basic training in New York and her duty stations in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Also...
    • WV0019 Anna Jean Coomes Woods Papers
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Oral history interview with Martha M. Boger, 1999

    • 1999-02-05
    • Documents Martha Boger's attendance at Woman's College during the Depression, her Women's Army Corps (WAC) basic training in 1945; and her experiences as a physical therapist in the Army Medical Specialist Corps for the following twenty years....
    • WV0032 Martha Boger Papers
    • [WAC and male soldiers around radio, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of four service members surrounding a radio. The woman on the left wears what appears to be a combination of various Women's Army Corps [WAC] approved uniform types. She has on a summer dress uniform jacket, and a WAC officers winter...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Oral history interview with Reva Ingram Fortune, 1999

    • 1999-02-08
    • Documents Reva Ingram Fortune's early life in rural North Carolina; her military service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and later the Women in the Air Force (WAF) from 1943 to 1952; and her experience as a student at the Woman's College of the...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mattie Donnell Hicks, 1999

    • 1999-02-25
    • Documents Mattie Donnell Hicks's nurse education and training; service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) from 1945 to 1966; and post-war life in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Hicks provides a brief description of her pre-war nurse education and...
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999

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