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    • 312th Evacuation Hospital in Chu Lai, Vietnam, after being hit by a rocket

    • 1969-06-09
    • 9 June 1969, the 74th Medical Battalion reported a rocket hit between Wards 4a and 4b of the 312th Evacuation Hospital in Chu Lai, Vietnam. The explosion killed two and wounded twenty-seven U.S. and Vietnamese personnel (see the 67th Medical Group...
    • WV0582 "BJ" Kramer Papers
    • [10th Station Hospital Nurses, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mary Jane V. DeWan, first row on the left, and the 10th Station Hospital nurses at Oro Bay or Finschhafen, New Guinea, in 1944. The group is likely wearing the tropical shirtwaist and pants.
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante first payday]

    • 9-30
    • Caption on back of photograph:"Adeline Sears LaPlante receives her very first paycheck, forty-one dollars, on army payday, September 30."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Army Nurse Corps unit at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1945]

    • 1945-10-13
    • Members of a basic training class at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, pose for a group photo at Brooke General Hospital during basic training in 1945. All of the women wear the Army Nurse Corps or Medical Specialist Corps service dress uniform with service...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Army Nurse Corps unit at graduation, 1945]

    • 1945-10-13
    • After graduating basic training, Caroline Morrison and her fellow dietitians pose for a group photo outside Brooke General Hospital at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on 13 December 1945. All women wear the ANC service dress uniform, cap, and boots with ...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Aviation mechanics class at Norman, O.K., 1943]

    • 1943
    • Group photo of Mechanics Class 51, the first class of Women Marines to complete aviation mechanics school at Norman, Oklahoma," on 13 November 1943.
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • [Barbara Snead and husband, 1954]

    • 1954-02
    • This photograph is a studio portrait of Barbara Snead and her husband Waylon. Snead wears the U.S. Air Force dress uniform. On her lapel is traditional circular symbol of the U.S. Armed Forces. The patch on her shoulder indicates the rank of airman...
    • WV0490 Barbara S. Snead Papers
    • [Basic training class, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1944]

    • 1944-05-23
    • Official portrait of the 19th company, 3rd regiment of the 82nd basic class at First WAC Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, taken on 23 May 1944. Pictured include: K.G. Ecke, B. Pinckes, D. Winter, L. Wheeler, Hilda B. Warren, Bessie M....
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • [Carol Johnson receives rank patch, ca. 1966]

    • 1966
    • Army Secretary Stanley Resor promoting Johnson from Private First Class to Specialist 4 and attaching a rank patch to her uniform. Johnson is wearing the army green service uniform.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender and former ANC chiefs, 1989]

    • 1989-09
    • Clara Adams-Ender, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, poses with former chiefs and members of her current staff in Washington, D.C., in September of 1989. She wears the army green winter uniform. Pictured (left to right) are: Colonel Mildred Irene,...
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender with Barbara Bush, 1991]

    • 1991-09-19
    • Clara Adams-Ender shakes hands with First Lady Barbara Bush at the ceremony posthumously awarding African-American WWI soldier Freddie Stowers the Medal of Honor on 19 September 1991.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Colonel Marcia Snow with her niece, 2006]

    • 2006-05-17
    • Colonel Marcia Snow, on right, poses with her niece, First Class Cadet Kristen Bucher, at drill prior to Bucher's graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, 2006. Snow wears the green service uniform.
    • WV0600 Marcia Jones Snow Papers
    • [Company 1, 3rd Regiment, 1st Wac Training Center, 1945]

    • 1945-05-22
    • A group photograph of Company 1 of the 3rd Regiment at the 1st WAC Training Center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, taken 22 May 1945. All WAC personnel are wearing service dress uniforms with skirts and barracks caps. The male officer is wearing an army...
    • WV0468 Mary L. Sutton Oral History
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni at an open-air market, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni at an open-air market, holding full bags. India, 1945. Writing on reverse:"A good view of the market. These bags were plenty heavy - what a slouch. Look at that packet! This was my first trip to market. I wanted the vender[sic]...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Dietitian interns at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1945]

    • 1945
    • A class of dietitian interns pose for a picture at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., in 1945. Caroline Morrison Garrett is back row, center. Also pictured are: First row: Anne Paradise, Josephine Wolverton, Marie Apostle, Mary...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus and her childhood friend, Technical Sergeant Ed Edwards, salute each other following Wirkus' commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Edwards earned the traditional reward of a silver dollar for being the...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Edna Andrews Weston, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Edna Andrews Weston in Navy Nurse Corps uniform and first pattern blue service hat, 1944.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers

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