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    • [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
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to friend Ginny, 1944]

    • 1944-09-23
    • Katopes talks of the Army shifting people to various countries and hopes for a good assignment for her friend. She provides a list of folks assigned to a base in Florida, mentions several that have received overseas assignments, and mentions rumors...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [WACs outside Barrack 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, G.A., 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • Five WACs gather on the steps of Barracks 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, during their basic training in March 1945. The WACs are wearing the olive-drab winter dress uniform and garrison cap, and one one carries a military issue handbag. Text on...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • [Elizabeth Simpson in Bloomington, 1943]

    • 1944
    • Elizabeth Simpson poses beside a structure in Bloomington, Indiana, where she attended storekeepers store from April to June 1943. She wears the WAVES dress blue uniform and soft-brimmed hat with blue cover. A note on the back of the photo...
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • [WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment with guidon, 1943]

    • 1943-07-30
    • Members of WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment, at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, admire the unit's guidon, held by commanding officer Florence S. Weil. The company, pictured on 30 July 1943 in WAC summer uniforms with Hobby hats, has just been awarded the...
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, 2003

    • 2003-03-17
    • Primary documents Barbara W. Kucharczyk's career in the U.S. Air Force.

      Kucharczyk describes frequently moving during her childhood due to her father's military service. Related topics include attending Department of Defense Schools and...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [A couple cut their wedding cake, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A couple who has just been married cut their wedding cake while the servicemen and women in attendance look on, taken at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1944. Lucy Slade Libby (right, in white ARC uniform with nurses' cap) served as the bride's...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-13
    • The ship Pozcyk is aboard has just crossed the equator, and the crew put together an equatorial initiation ceremony. Pozcyk is enjoying the on-ship food, attending church, and has purchased a Valentine's Day card for her husband Louis.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-04
    • Pozyck has just received lots of letters. She is working in an orthopedic ward with army nurses and native Filipinos. She notes the poverty of the native people, the frequent rain, and her gear being constantly damp.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-06
    • Pozyck has just taken her first shower since arriving in the Philippines. She is eating coconut and reading letters from home, and hopes to send home pictures.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-18
    • Pozyck has just received news that her husband Louis is missing in action. She describes her emotions and the support that fellow nurses, a chaplain, and the Red Cross Field Director are providing.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-10
    • Pozyck's eye infection spread and she has just returned to work from sick call. She details fixing up her tent and its leaks, listening to radio shows with her roommate, using new stationary she received as a Christmas gift, and her eagerness to...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-13
    • Pozyck has just learned of Roosevelt's death and asks for advice about dating Jay. She also notes the typical mail delay, the difficulty of getting stamps and stationary, sending home money and bonds.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-15
    • Pozyck has just received a newspaper clipping about a family friend, who was in her husband's platoon, becoming a prisoner of war. She is led to believe that Louis is also a prisoner of war.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus poses with her new car, 1979]

    • 1979-04-05
    • Kathryn Wirkus, in her air force service dress uniform, poses beside her new car at her parent's home in Miami. The photo was taken just before she left for her first duty assignment at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in April of 1979.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Letter from Lt. Jenny Lea to Mary Kate Bonds, 1942]

    • 1942-09-14
    • Letter from WAAC Jenny Lea, then stationed at Fort Des Moines, that convinced Mary Kate Bonds to join the military, dated 14 September 1942. Lea had just completed Officer Candidate School, and describes the difficulties and rewards of OCS,...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers

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