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    • [Women Marines of U.S.M.C.  Air Station Edenton, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Women Marines of the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station at Edenton, North Carolina, pose for a formal group picture while presenting a show to promote the sale of War Bonds in 1944. The women wear the Women Marines' white summer dress uniform without...
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • [Women Marines summer garrison cap, circa 1950s]

    • 1950
    • Women Marines garrison cap, worn with the green and white summer uniform. Includes green piping and the Marine Corps insignia. The curtain around the brim of the cap was new to the Mainbocher style garrison cap introduced in 1952.
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs stand at attention in formation, probably for an inspection, circa 1943. The women wear various WAC cold weather clothing and all wear olive drab garrison caps.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs standing at attention, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs stand at attention during an inspection, circa 1944. They wear the WAC wool overcoat, olive drab garrison cap, and brown leather gloves.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Marcelle Fisher and Mildred fix menus at mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-12-25
    • WACs Marcelle Fischer (right) and Mildred fix menus for Christmas dinner at the consolidated mess hall of the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in December 1943.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Halloween dinner party in WAC mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • WACs in party hats serve food to fellow WACs at a Halloween party in the mess hall at Rapid City AAB on 31 October 1943. Jack-o-lanterns and party streamers are suspended from the ceiling. Pictured are: Mildred; Stella; and Sue Burford. The WAC in...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Elaine Zeigweid in tech library, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAC Elaine Zeigweid, in WAC service uniform, sits at a desk in the tech library at Rapid City Air Force Base, circa 1943. The library also contains cushioned chairs, a table, and some shelves of books.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Three WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three WACs, including Mildred Estabrook (left) pose together outside a building. Estabrook wears the WAC officer's wool overcoat with staff sergeant insignia on the right shoulder and the olive drab service cap. The WAC in the center wears the...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Three WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three WACs pose together, circa 1944. The WAC on the left wears the WAC field jacket, dark olive drab winter service uniform skirt, and an olive drab garrison cap. The WAC in the center wears the WAC wool overcoat and garrison cap. The WAC on the...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Three WAC officers, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three WAC officers pose together outside a cinder block building, circa 1944. The WAC on the left wears the WAC wool overcoat, olive drab service cap, and brown leather handbag. The WAC in the center wears the winter service uniform with olive drab...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [First Sergeant's School class, 1944]

    • 1944
    • The 23 female Marines of the January-March 1944 First Sergeant's School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stand at parade rest in their classroom. The women wear the winter forest green uniform with bell-crown hat.
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Oral history interview with K. Faye Kane Giles, 2001

    • 2001-05-15
    • Primarily documents Faye Kane Giles' service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945 and her life after the war.

      Giles briefly discusses her education, including attending business school, and her employment at the American Steel and Wire...
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Steel, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • Primarily documents Ellen Steel's career in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1969 and changes in the army since the 1940s.

      Steel chiefly describes her basic training and her various duty stations. She talks about her parents'...
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • [Portrait of Marcelle Fischer, 1943]

    • 1943-11-15
    • Portrait of WAC Marcelle Fischer on 15 November 1943. She wears the summer service uniform with an army air forces patch and sergeant chevrons on the sleeve.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Portrait of Faye Kane Giles, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Sergeant Katherine Faye Kane Giles taken in Edenton, North Carolina, in spring 1944. She wears the Marine Corps green and white seersucker uniform with spruce green bell-crown hat.
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • [Portrait of two WACs, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Portrait of Ellen Brown Steel (left) and a fellow WAC staff sergeant, circa 1950. Both women wear the olive drab uniform and garrison cap.
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • [Portrait of WAC, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of a WAC named Mildred, circa 1944. She is wearing the olive drab winter service dress and enlisted service cap. Writing on the photo reads,"With love, Mildred."
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs dining in mess hall, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Overhead photo of WACs dining in a mess hall, probably at Rapid City Army Air Force Base, circa 1943. The women wear various service uniforms and civilian clothing.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Marcelle Fischer in the snow, 1943]

    • 1943-03
    • Marcelle Fisher, wearing her WAAC utility coat with hood, stands in the snow at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, in March 1943.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990

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