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  • Veteran's biography: honorably
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    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • Lola Chaconas papers

    • 1942-1944
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0255 Lola Chaconas Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap with gold and black piping, with rank insignia on left front flap and caduceus on right front flap. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack during World War II.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • A boot's eye-view [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Orientation book for WAVES recruits "boots" entering the U.S. Naval Training School at Hunter College, New York, during World War II. Included are photos of officers and information on barracks life, meals, uniforms, exercise, drills, classes,...
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • The story of you in navy blue [1944]

    • 1944
    • 45-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944. Included are illustrated job descriptions; an illustrated day-in-the-life of a WAVE; a question and answer section; an index of recruiting stations; as well as details of recruit school...
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • [Army Nurse Corps seersucker cap, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army Nurse Corps brown and white striped seersucker army nurse cap laced and tied in the back. Worn with brown and white seersucker hospital uniform. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack in the 1940s.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • WAVES song lyrics [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • 6 typed, mimeographed pages containing the lyrics to WAVES songs, circa 1945. Songs include "WAVES of the Navy"The Duration and Six Months"Ginny the Ninny"WAVES of America"We are the Women's Reserve" and "Bell Bottom Skirts."
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother and Jean C. Ried study anatomy, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in Army Medical Specialist Corps (AMSC) green cord uniform, and Jean C. Ried, in AMSC dress uniform, study anatomy in the Physical Therapy Library of the Medical Field Service School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother using an electrical stimulator, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice H. Park Fairbrother practices using an electrical stimulator on Jean C. Reid in Physical Therapy Lab at the Medical Field Service School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October 28, 1965.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in dress blues, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother poses in her Army Medical Specialist Corps dress blue uniform with hat, gloves, and purse, circa 1966. Her sleeve insignia bears the rank of 2nd lieutenant. On the back of the photo, she notes that the uniform cost $132.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in field, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in fatigues, lies on her belly behind a bush, circa 1966. A note on the back of the photo reads,"'Combat' Ready!"
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces pageant judges, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Possibly the four male and one female judge of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, held at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia in 1966.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [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
    • [Carol Johnson wins Miss Armed Forces, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, in her Army uniform, is handed a bouquet of roses as winner of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant. She is surrounded by three uniformed finalists from other branches, including an African American Marine and representatives...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson, Miss Armed Forces 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, holding a bouquet of roses and wearing the "Miss Armed Forces 1966" sash over her uniform, poses with an unidentified U.S. Navy captain.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers

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