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    • [Women's Army Corps rayon slip, circa 1940s]

    • 1945
    • Women's Army Corps khaki rayon slip, circa 1940s. A knit rayon material was used for slips and underwear. Rayon was favored not only because it was cooler in the summer, but also because rayon was not in great demand for defense purposes.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [WAF winter uniform, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force winter uniform, including blouse (jacket) and skirt, made of blue wool serge material. The blouse is single-breasted, darted, lined in a satin material, and has two sewn breast pockets and two flapped pockets, along with four...
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [Women's Army Corps ETO field jacket, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Woman's Army Corps olive drab officer's battledress jacket with epaulets with captain's bars,"U.S." collar device, two pockets, waistband that belted on the left side, and three service stripes indicating thirty months of overseas service. Worn...
    • WV0163 Jeanne M. McGovern Papers
    • [WAC in pile of duffel bags, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC seated on a pile of army-issue laundry bags or luggage after it had arrived outside the base supply room, circa 1944.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson 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
    • Boomerang arc [1945]

    • 1945-02-01
    • Volume 3, Number 6 of the publication by the Southwest Pacific Area (SWPA) American Red Cross primarily features announcement of new appointments, commendations, and marriages and news items from various posts.

      Four-page publication of the...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • The army nurse [August 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • Volume 1, Number 8, August 1944 edition of "The Army Nurse" magazine. It contains numerous informational articles such as an explanation of how twelve army nurses were awarded the bronze star, a reprinting of a letter from a nurse stationed in...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The army nurse [April 1944]

    • 1944-04
    • Volume 1, Number 4, of the April 1944 issue of "The Army Nurse" It contains tips for helping patients deal with war wounds, recommendations for preventing delayed morphine poisoning, a suggestion that nurses make a will, and a listing of nurses...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The army nurse [March 1944]

    • 1944-03
    • Volume 1, Number 3, March 1944 issue of "The Army Nurse" It contains numerous articles of interest to army medical staff such as a listing of steps to control malaria, an explanation of the opportunities offered by the Armed Forces Institute, and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The army nurse [November 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Volume 1, Number 11, November 1944 issue of "The Army Nurse" magazine. It contains detailed listings of the duties of medical dietitians, an announcement of the pending formation of a national club for nurse corps veterans, an article on amputee...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [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
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • Two WACs and four servicemen stand in front a building with a plane mounted outside of it while in Paris on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Those pictured include (left to right): Perks, Salz, Shearer, unknown, Polly, and Stephenson. A note on the back...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • 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
    • Your daughter's role in today's world [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • This pamphlet, published by the Department of Defense, encourages parents to let their daughters join the military. It has a question and answer section and a brief description of the woman's programs in each of the services.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Leaflet dropped by the U.S. in Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968-09-07
    • This one-page leaflet, written in Vietnamese and dropped by the U.S. in Vietnam in 1968, asks for aid in the capture of Ngyuen Van Thi. According to the translation, it provides information about him and recommends that he or his friends turn him...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • U.S. Naval training bulletin [1948]

    • 1948-11
    • This black and white, 32-page bulletin was published by the Bureau of Naval Personnel in November 1948. It features a cover story on the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service-U.S. Navy). The three page article details WAVES training...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 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
    • Physical therapy: a deeply rewarding career [1952]

    • 1952-10-10
    • Small blue-and-black pamphlet encourages women to serve in the U.S. Army Women's Medical Specialist Corps. Describes the physical therapy profession; how it fits into the army; professional training in the army; and career opportunities.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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