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    • [Letter from Glory Hancock, 1918]

    • 1918
    • Glory Hancock writes from France, but notes the possibility of moving at any time. She talks about working early in the morning and mentions visiting Don when he returns from leave.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Diary of Jennie Kwiatanowski, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Jennie Kwiatanowski served as a member of the WAAC [Womens' Army Auxiliary Corps] during World War Two. Her diary spans the time period from March 23, 1943 to June 27, 1943. It largely chronicles her early training near Daytona Beach, Florida, as...
    • WV0313 Jennie Kwiatanowski Diary
    • [Three WACs prepare for gas mask drill, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Anne Heyer (center) and two other WACs prepare to put on their gas masks during basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. All three wear the WAC utility coat and hold their gas masks up to their faces.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs at gas mask drill on Daytona Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs in overcoats and gas masks prepare for a drill on the beach in front of the Clarendon Hotel at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. A tent is set up in the sand in the background.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Clarendon Hotel, Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photo of the beachfront side of the Clarendon Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. Groups of WACs mill about on the beach in front of the hotel.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WAC in gas mask, 1943]

    • 1943-02-18
    • A WAC poses in a gas mask while at basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. She also wears the WAC utility coat. In the background, a tent is set up in the sand and the corner of the Clarendon Hotel is visible.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WAC in gas mask, 1943]

    • 1943-02-18
    • Profile of a WAC wearing a gas mask and hood while at basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. She also wears the WAC utility coat. In the background, a tent is set up in the sand, and a corner of the Clarendon Hotel is visible.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WAACs marching, 1943]

    • 1943-03
    • A long double-file line of WAACs, many both carrying and wearing coats, march down a snow-cover street at Fort Custer, Michigan, in early 1943. The photo, taken from overhead, also shows portions of the base and several military vehicles in the...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Susie Winston Bain, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Susie Winston Bain stands in the doorway of a building at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, wearing the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, tan trousers, A-2 leather jacket, and turban-type kerchief, circa 1944.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [Three WASPs, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Susie Winston Bain (left) poses with two fellow WASPs at Avenger Field in spring 1944. The women wear the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, tan trousers, and turban-type kerchief.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [WASPs in leather jackets, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Six WASP trainees, including Susie Winston Bain (2nd from left) stand with an unidentified man, circa 1944. The women wear the early WASP "General's White" uniform of a white blouse, khaki trousers, and A-2 leather jacket with Fifinella patch.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [Five WASPs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Susie Winston Bain (2nd from right) poses with four fellow WASPs by a car, circa 1944. The women wear the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, khaki trousers, and A-2 leather jacket with Fifinella patch.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [Six WASPs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Six WASPs pose beside a structure, circa 1944. The women wear the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, khaki trousers, and leather A-2 jacket.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [Group of WASPs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WASPs holding books and papers stand in front of a barracks, circa 1944. The women wear the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, khaki trousers, and leather A-2 jacket with Fifinella patch.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [Nuns at 95th Station Hospital, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four of the five Sisters of Charity stand outside at the 95th Station Hospital after being evacuated from their hospital in eastern China, which was threatened by Japanese advance and occupation, in late 1944 or early 1945.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Women Marines basic training class, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Group photo of a Women Marines basic training class at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in early 1944. All of the women wear the Women Marines winter service uniform and winter service hat. Pictured from right to left: front row: Josephine Desmond,...
    • WV0354 Marian Gold Krugman Papers
    • [Navy Nurse Corps cape, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Navy Nurse Corps blue cape with velvet collar, hook and eye at the neck, black frogs on the outside, and maroon lining. Authorized in the early 1940s and worn by Walter Mae Schreiber from 1944 to 1947.
    • WV0207 Walta Mae Schreiber Uniforms
    • [Letter from Charlotte Schuck to her father, 1944]

    • 1944-03-14
    • Charlotte Schuck writes of her service as supernumerary and acting as Assistant Master-at-Arms in the lounge during early morning hours. She plans to try calling home again since it's been so long since she's talked to the family.
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • [Three WACS in field uniforms, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • Three hometown friends, (left to right) Peggy Clarke, Jeanne Bayne, and Agnes Cantwell, all from New York, enlisted together in early 1945. They are all wearing their olive drab field jackets and helmets.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Army nurses on laundry day, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Alice C. Boehret and her friend "Wash" carry bags of clothing on laundry day while posted in Wraxall, England, in late 1944 or early 1945.
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers

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