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

    • 1918-09-10
    • Hancock describes crowded conditions in the hospital, the low number of staff to care for the patients, and the exhaustion she feels at the end of her night shifts. She is tired of the conditions in which she is living, and is worn out mentally...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Lynn Garber to Catherine Katopes, circa 1943]

    • 1942
    • Katopes' friend Lynn Garber describes her current WAC experiences, including her job in medical supply, and possible transfer to another department. She refers to her post as a "civilian setup," notes her dislike of the civilians, and claims her...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1943]

    • 1943-01-22
    • Adeline LaPlante writes her parents discussing her work and living situation in Charlotte, North Carolina. LaPlante writes about recruiting young women and her experience representing the WAAC on air at the local radio station, WBT in Charlotte....
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dean and Jimmie, 1943]

    • 1943-04-06
    • Katopes describes life at Fort Oglethorpe to her sister and brother-in-law, including her improved living quarters and bathroom facilities, listening to the marching band practice next door to where she works, and a WAAC receiving a disability...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • A book of facts about the WAC [1944]

    • 1943-09-12
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to join the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Topics include jobs with the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, Army Service Forces, and army hospitals; the variety of jobs open to WACs;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1943]

    • 1943-11-13
    • LaPlante writes to her parents about her living situation in Ohio, her new roommate. LaPlante discusses her new position in public relations and the publicity materials she is producing. LaPlante speaks of airplanes seen on a recent trip to...
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, 1943]

    • 1943-12
    • Avery expresses displeasure at missing out on flight time while the instructor takes a personal leave. She states the instructors act as if they're living at a resort and that there is not a war on. She finds consolation in occasionally flying a...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • 73 questions and answers about the WAC [1943]

    • 1943-12-15
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure answers seventy-three questions about the Women's Army Corps. Topics include jobs, training, living arrangements, uniforms, pay, and regulations.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-08-29
    • Marshall, now in France, reports on her food, mail and packages, health, and entertainment, including movies and a USO show. She notes that they are evacuating patients by air quickly and worries about spending the winter there, given their living...
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • [Letter from Helen Bolling Potts to Mary Channing Coleman, 1944]

    • 1944-09-18
    • Letter written by recent graduate Helen Bolling (Potts) to her former professor Mary Channing Coleman on 18 September 1944. This letter discusses the difficulties that the Red Cross Clubmobile or "donut wagon" women faced while serving in France...
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • [Marjory Johnson outside living quarters, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjory Johnson stands outside her living quarters at Mourmelon-le-Petit, France, in spring 1945. She is wearing the Army Nurse Corps olive drab skirt and khaki shirt and tie.
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945 ]

    • 1945-02-02
    • Pozyck has landed on an island in the Philippines and is stationed at the 133rd General Hospital until another hospital is completed." She describes living in a tent camp in thick mud, washing herself and her clothes using only her helmet, and...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Lee to Catherine Katopes and Georgie, 24 June 1945]

    • 1945-06-24
    • Katopes' friend Lee describes her transfer to The Phillipines from Australia, including baggage weight limitations, stops in New Guinea, and Biak, Palaw, and Leyte, and enjoying the flights. Lee describes the rubble in Manila, lacking permanent...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-07
    • Reeves wishes her dad a Happy Birthday, thanks him for looking after her finances, and is glad that he approves of Tom. She tells of the new canteen, a possible promotion, and her new watch. She also describes Tom's new living situation at an...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Share a proud tradition [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for women in the U.S. Marine Corps. Identifies opportunities for education and self-improvement and describes uniforms; recreational opportunities; living quarters; benefits; and requirements for service. Front and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Facts about the U.S. Army Nurse Corps [1964]

    • 1964
    • Small, color recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1964. Topics include eligibility, initial appointments, specialized nursing, living quarters and social life, educational opportunities, advancements, and salary.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Begin as an executive [1970]

    • 1970
    • Color, 36-page, officer recruitment brochure for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1970. Topics include eligibility, friendship, training and education, assignments and career fields, travel, promotion, uniforms, living quarters, and the College...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Find yourself, the exciting world of Air Force Nursing [1971]

    • 1971
    • Color, 14-page, recruitment brochure for U.S. Air Force Nursing, published in 1971. Topics include officer training, first duty stations, specialized nursing, medical improvements, educational opportunities, social life, living accommodations, and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A parent's guide to the Women's Army Corps [1972]

    • 1972
    • Color recruitment brochure providing parents with information about their daughter's enlistment in the Women's Army Corps (WAC), published in 1972. Topics include living quarters, job opportunities, social life, religious services, and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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