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  • Veteran's biography: early
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    • [WAACs march in parade, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps unit marches in parade, probably at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in 1943.
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • [Women's Army Auxiliary Corps khaki uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps second pattern khaki summer uniform with four plastic buttons, two pocket flaps, two slash pockets, enlisted "U.S." disc on right collar, and enlisted Pallas Athene disc on left collar. Does not have belt or passants....
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • [Women Airforce Service Pilots battledress jacket, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Santiago blue battledress jacket with two patch pockets, blue plastic buttons covered by a closure flap, waistband buttoned on the left side,"W.A.S.P." pin on right collar, WASP wings above left pocket flap, and...
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [WAVES at U.S. Naval Training Station San Diego, 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • WAVES Millie Swift of Iowa; Agnes Lawrence of Oakland, California; Elizabeth Simpson of Richmond, Virginia; and Sue Wright of South Dakota pose outside WAVE Barracks 1 at the U.S. Naval Training Station, San Diego, California, in November 1943. The...
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • [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
    • [Elizabeth Williamson in cockpit, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WASP Elizabeth Williams, in leather B-3 jacket, flight helmet, and goggles, is pictured in the cockpit of an airplane in 1944.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs stand in formation in a street, possibly at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. They all wear the WAC summer service uniform and matching Hobby Hat.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs stand at attention in formation, probably for an inspection, circa 1943. The women wear various WAC cold weather clothing and all wear olive drab garrison caps.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs standing at attention, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs stand at attention during an inspection, circa 1944. They wear the WAC wool overcoat, olive drab garrison cap, and brown leather gloves.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs at mail call, 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • WACs Shirley Kilborn, Jean McNeil, Dorothy Keerz, and Daisy Kien read letters shortly after mail call at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Marcelle Fisher and Mildred fix menus at mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-12-25
    • WACs Marcelle Fischer (right) and Mildred fix menus for Christmas dinner at the consolidated mess hall of the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in December 1943.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs in physical training, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs lie on their backs doing leg raises as a part of physical training at Brookley Field in Mobile, Alabama, circa 1944.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [Halloween dinner party in WAC mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • WACs in party hats serve food to fellow WACs at a Halloween party in the mess hall at Rapid City AAB on 31 October 1943. Jack-o-lanterns and party streamers are suspended from the ceiling. Pictured are: Mildred; Stella; and Sue Burford. The WAC in...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [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
    • [WACs marching, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WACs in formation march past a white wooden church, circa 1945.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [Two WACs play in sand, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs Bernice Moran Miller and Elsie Ribiero play in the sand at Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, in 1943. Behind them, mattresses are draped over a wooden fence.
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • [WACs review photos and map, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs Anne Heyer (left) and Goyette consult maps and photographs on a table with Sandy, a soldier from the 19th Photographic Group, at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, in 1944. All three wear men's flight suits.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Marthalou Hunter with soldier, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAC Marthalou Hunter in uniform with an unidentified soldier outside his home, circa 1945. In the window of the house is a Blue Star Service Banner with two stars.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [Georgette L. Lutz in Paris, 1945]

    • 1945-07
    • WAC Georgette L. Lutz poses in front of a brick building in Paris, France, in July 1945. She wears the WAC winter service uniform and garrison cap. Photo was attached to letter written 1 August 1945 to Catherine Katopes. Back of photo reads "Paris...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [WACs in New Guinea, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC friends and coworkers of Ethel LeBlanc Palma read mail in New Guinea, 1944.
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers

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