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  • Item description: mid-1950s
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    • Exclusive model [1955]

    • 1955
    • Recruiting poster for Women's Army corps (WAC) in the mid-1950s. Poster features a WAC in front of a map illustrated with drawings of the Taj Mahal, Big Ben, Leaning Tower of Pisa, and Eiffel Tower. 17 inches x 25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Gove, 2000

    • 2000-12-17
    • Primarily documents Barbara Evelyn Gove's childhood in Massachusetts during World War II and her interest in electronics; her experiences as a Woman Marine in the mid-1950s, and her extensive work with veterans groups.

      Gove talks about her...
    • WV0152 Barbara E. Gove 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
    • Oral history interview with Joan Kammer Horton, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • Primarily documents Joan R. Kammer Horton's background; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the mid-1950s; and her life after her military service.

      Horton discusses growing up during the Depression; collecting metal,...
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [WAF overcoat, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force dark blue, full-length overcoat, made of blue wool serge material with removable satin lining. The overcoat is single-breasted and has a button underneath the left lapel where the right lapel can button over in colder...
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [WAF garrison cap, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force blue garrison cap, with rank insignia of a captain. Worn by Lenora Nagel in the mid-1950s.
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • Oral history interview with Katie King, 2005

    • 2005-10-12
    • Primarily documents Katie Sawyer King's her service in the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II and her ministry in the AME Zion Church in the 1980s and 90s.

      King briefly discusses her early life, decision to be a nurse, and entering the...
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers

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