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  • Item description: mess
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    • [Four WACs on bivouac, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • A candid photograph of four WACs at a bivouac encampment. Open ration boxes, food wrappers, mess kits, helmets, and equipment bags are strewn about the encampment. The WACs are in various states of dress.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Chow line in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • A line of service people await entrance to the tent structure serving as the mess hall at a U.S. military installation in Iraq, 2003. The two green devices are hand washing stations.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [WACs celebrate Halloween in the mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • A table of WACs, both in and out of uniform, celebrate Halloween in the mess hall of Rapid City (South Dakota) Army Air Base in 1943.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Mess hall crew in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army evacuation nurse Betty Berry Godin poses for a group shot with the mess hall crew outside their facilities in Chabua, India, circa 1944.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Six USAF squadron commanders, 1997]

    • 1997
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk (second from the right) poses with five other squadron commanders of the command element of the 82nd Training Group at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls, Texas, in 1997. The group commander (third from right), as...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Kathryn Wirkus in mess dress uniform, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Bill Black and Kathryn Wirkus pose outside before a "Dining In" formal dinner while at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Both wear the air force mess dress uniform with white summer jacket.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Caroline Morrison and mess hall crew at Biggs Field, Texas, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Caroline Morrison Garrett (center) poses with the mess hall crew at Biggs Field in El Paso, Texas, in 1946. Morrison is dressed in an Army Nurse Corps (ANC) striped seersucker hospital uniform with lieutenant insignia on the right collar. A...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Carrie Radnik at mess hall, New Guinea, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Carrie Gammel Radnik poses at the entrance of the mess hall of the 87th Station Hospital, in Doba Dura, New Guinea, in 1943. She wears a khaki shirt and slacks with drawstring ankles, a uniform probably only issued to nurses serving in the Pacific,...
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Clara Adams-Ender and Surgeon General James Mason, 1991]

    • 1991-07
    • Clara Adams-Ender (center, in blue mess uniform) stands with Acting Surgeon General James Mason (far right) and his staff in front of a large American flag at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., in July 1991.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at promotion to Brigadier General, 1987]

    • 1987
    • Clara Adams-Ender poses with her brother Ray and sister Bettie at her promotion to Brigadier General in Washington, D.C., in 1987. She wears the army white mess uniform and has a lei around her neck.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Claudia Geniton at mess hall entrance, 1972]

    • 1972
    • Claudia Geniton stands at the entrance to the mess hall at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in 1972. She wears the U.S. Army dress uniform and garrison cap.
    • WV0511 Claudia Butler Geniton Papers
    • Oral history interview with Judy McKinnon

    • 2001-02-09
    • Documents Judy Covington McKinnon's early life and family history; work in the motor pool and mess hall with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her personal life after the...
    • WV0249 Judy McKinnon Papers
    • [WACs in mess hall, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy Farrington Gribble serves food to a news reporter dressed in a WAC uniform at Bergstrom Field in Austin, Texas." Gribble was assigned to chaperone the reporter as she lived for two days as a WAC. The two are flanked by three other WACs at...
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • [Nurses in field uniforms in Burford, England, 1944]

    • 1944-05
    • Estelle Garner Ptaszynski and other female army personnel wearing the field uniform and helmet use barrels to wash and rinse their mess gear in Burford, England, in May 1944.
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Papers
    • [Air force members in mess dress uniform, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Fahim Ideas, Kathy Jackson, Kathryn Wirkus, and Robert Brodner pose for a photo before the "Dining In" formal dinner at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. All wear the air force mess dress uniform with white summer...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-09
    • Fischer discusses a troop reduction on base which is keeping her busy busy, Christmas dinner in the mess hall, New Year's Eve activities, and her hope of attending Administrative Inspector's school in Florida. She enjoys her job, and has a...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • From recruit to salty wave! [1944]

    • 1944
    • Forty-six page book, illustrated with line drawings by WAVE Marjorie Sue Green, to record the "evolutionary process by which a recruit became a very salty 'woman-of-war.'" Publication illustrates details of enlistment process and basic training,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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