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  • Item description: history
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    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 2 September 1942]

    • 1942-09-02
    • Rice believes she will be sent overseas soon. She writes of her hopes to get to Florence, SC, before leaving; writing her will, taking out Army Insurance; and her friend's promotion. She will be among the first African American nurses sent...
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • Enlist in the WAVES [1943]

    • 1943
    • Blue-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for U.S. Navy WAVES Hospital Corps, a part of the Medical Department of the navy. Topics include the history and organization of the hospital corps; duties of hospital corps personnel; qualifications;...
    • 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
    • WAC handbook [1944]

    • 1944
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) handbook published for the training center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, in 1944. Included is information for trainees about standards for dress and conduct; the history of Fort Des Moines; facilities at the base; off duty...
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • The army nurse [1944]

    • 1944-08-19
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Army Nurse Corps which includes a history of American military nursing from the Revolutionary War to 1944. Topics include significant dates in the history of nursing; conditions in which nurses served; the...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Base E beacon,  1945

    • 1945-01-29
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column addressing "Rumor Mongering" on the base. Other columns include "The War in Brief"Bombs and the Japanese Mentality," the history of New Guinea, an Army question-and-answer column, and a...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • The beacon [1945]

    • 1945-03-19
    • Volume 2, Number 11 of the newsletter covers pending national service legislation, and job placement for veterans. Primarily features war news, including the activities on all fronts, military policy-related stories, articles on Latin America and...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Final issue of WAVES Newsletter [May 1946]

    • 1946-05
    • The May 1946 edition, the final issue, of "The WAVES Newsletter" It contains articles of interest to members of the Women Approved for Volunteer Emergency Service. The final page contains "Headline Events April 1943-May 1946" which details the...
    • 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
    • A career as a WAC [1951]

    • 1951
    • Brown and white illustrated recruiting booklet for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1951. Describes the history and organization of the WAC, basic training, pay, and qualifications for recruits, in addition to a detailed listing of career...
    • 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
    • Selected for success [circa 1962]

    • 1962
    • This color illustrated recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps (WAC), circa 1962, provides information for potential officers, including: the history of the WAC, training, career opportunities, travel, and day-to-day activities.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • In the mainstream'the woman officer in the navy [1960s]

    • 1965
    • Color illustrated recruiting brochure for female U.S. Navy officers. Describes the types of assignments women can hold, the history of women in the navy, a brief overview of officer training, the benefits of and the services for women officers, and...
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • [Carol Alban Johnson in dress white uniform, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Portrait of Carol Alban Johnson in WAC dress white uniform, holding a book about Italy. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army, ca...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in Civil War dress, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WACs Pat Rice (seated, in evening wear) and Linda Gundy (in day attire with parasol) pose for a photo wearing Civil War-era dresses and standing in front of backdrop of horseman. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Mildred Bailey in WWI-era dress, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Director Colonel Bailey, dressed in green velvet suit with fur trim, spats, and a velvet hat, poses in front of a drawing of a WWI-era plane in 1967. Bailey is modeling 1916-1918 civilian fashion for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Four WACs in WWI uniforms, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Four WACs pose in WWI-era uniforms in a publicity photo for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army in 1967. They are (left to right): Pat Rice (far left) in a taupe Marine Corps...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Libby Christmas dressed as flapper, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Libby Christmas dresses as a flapper in a red fringe dress, pearl necklace, red feather headdress, and garter, with a cigarette holder. Christmas is modeling 1920s fashion for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Three WACs model uniforms, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Three WACs model uniforms in use by the Women's Army Corps in 1967 as a part of the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army. On the left, Carol Alban Johnson wears the white officer...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Star spangled pageant [circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Program for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army, circa 1967. 25 pages.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers

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