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    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918]

    • 1918
    • Hancock talks of the high number of French and English casualties due to the latest increase in fighting. She tells of the dinner she gave before the fighting increased, lists the people who attended, and tells how it ended with an air raid. She...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • From overseas to you [circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • This poster was created as publicity for a speech in Chautauqua County, New York by an American Red Cross worker,circa 1919. It depicts one of its members with her arm on a a boatrail. An American Red Cross facility is seen in the background, with...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Red Cross Gray Lady dress, circa 1941]

    • 1941
    • Red Cross Gray Lady dress in dove gray seersucker with removable white collar and cuffs, epaulets, and ten white buttons, circa 1941. It has a large red cross on a white square sewn on the left pocket. Worn by hospital and recreation workers with...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services garrison cap, circa 1942]

    • 1941
    • American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS) blue garrison cap with dark blue piping and AWVS membership pin, circa 1941. This now-faded cap was once a blue-gray color. It is missing the AWVS membership pin, which would have been pinned to the left...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Letter from Eleanor K. Peck to Poppy, 1941]

    • 1941-12-12
    • Peck discusses the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, calling it a "miscalculation" surmises the U.S. will enter the war soon; and thinks bombing in London likely. Other topics include her work at the hospital, the recent arrival of two more American...
    • WV0420 Eleanor K. Peck Letters, 1941-1943
    • [Letter from Ella regarding Pearl Harbor, 13 December 1941]

    • 1941-12-13
    • Ella, stationed at Pearl Harbor, describes in detail the Japanese attack and the effects it had on the lives of people on base and in the city. Topics include America's denial of the potential for attack; hearing the attack; rushing to the...
    • WV0343 Pearl Harbor Letter
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Daphine Mastroianni poses beside a building in her olive drab winter uniform with garison cap, circa 1942, probably just after receiving the uniform. Of it, she says "just plain medium size - regular - and not a bad fit. Now I know all women come...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [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
    • [Elsie Seetoo posing on charcoal truck, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo sits on a charcoal truck outside the headquarters of the Chinese Red Cross Medical Relief Corps in summer 1942. The vehicle has a red cross on the side, and behind it a large convoy of similar trucks can be seen.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Soldier in Wilmington, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Joe poses in front of the Kenan Memorial Fountain in Wilmington. Doris Dickens Wilson indicates "Joe hamming it up in Wilmington, 1942"
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Doris Dickens Wilson and soldier in Wilmington, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Doris Dickens Wilson, in civilian clothing, and a soldier holds hands outside of the house at 619 Market Street in Wilmington, circa 1942. Wilson indicates it was her "home away from home."
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Franes Barringer Bailey in uniform beside a car, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Frances Barringer Bailey poses beside a car in front of her home wearing a belted raincoat and officer's combination hat. The back of the photo reads,"The raincoat, we thought it flattering."
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Army tent with bench and chair outside. Fiji, circa 1942-1945]

    • 1943
    • Army tent with a bench and chair outside of it. Writing on reverse:"The flap is up for more breeze. Notice the sparse grass - too much sand. Am about 50 yards from the beach. These pictures did not turn out."
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Red Cross cottage in Norwich, England, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Uniformed men walk in front of the Red Cross cottage at "the broads" (on the water) in Norwich, England, circa 1943. Two boats are tied up in front of it, and another uniformed man stands on the porch.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Bishop's Palace in Norwich, England, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Margaret Greene points up to the sign on the front of Bishop's Palace labeling it as the American Red Cross headquarters in Norwich, England, circa 1943.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [WAACs in front of sign, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAACs pose in front of a sign in Daytona Beach so that it reads "Notice! WAAC Officers For Rent", circa 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [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
    • [Dorothy E. Wain outside of the Mayfield, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorthy E. Wain Thompson, in WAC summer service uniform, stands outside of The Mayfield, circa 1943. A note on the back of the photo reads,"I guess this looks natural, doesn't it?"
    • WV0431 Dorothy E. Wain Thompson Papers

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