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    • Clara Fredere Sullivan scrapbook

    • 1918-1919
    • Scrapbook containing primarily photographs from Sullivan's service near the end of World War I and the years immediately following. Specific locations noted include Fort Merritt, New Jersey; Rome; and various locations in France. The scrapbook...
    • WV0450 Clara Fredere Sullivan Collection, 1918 - 1919
    • [Letter to Catherine Katopes from brother John, 1942]

    • 1942-10-07
    • Katopes' brother John compares his army schedule to his sister's; discusses visiting a friend in Los Angeles near the Warner Bros. Studio and seeing many stars there; and mentions going to a football game and his grades in training school.
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [ANC nurses near tents, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle (right) and fellow ANC nurses stand near tents while on a field exercise in 1943. All the women wear field uniforms with helmets.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Diary of Jennie Kwiatanowski, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Jennie Kwiatanowski served as a member of the WAAC [Womens' Army Auxiliary Corps] during World War Two. Her diary spans the time period from March 23, 1943 to June 27, 1943. It largely chronicles her early training near Daytona Beach, Florida, as...
    • WV0313 Jennie Kwiatanowski Diary
    • [WAVES apartments in Bronx, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Apartment building where WAVES were billeted in Bronx, New York, near Hunter College, 1943.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [WAVES on New York sidewalk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • A line of WAVES stands on a sidewalk in Bronx, New York, near Hunter College, in 1943. Some have suitcases; they were preparing to depart for another assignment.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Corps olive drab winter uniform including blouse with roll collar and notch lapels with U.S. cyphers near the end of the collar and a pair of caduceus with a black "N" on the upper part of the lapel, four buttons with army coat of arms,...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Ruth Shaver and a fellow WAC, 1943]

    • 1943-02-07
    • Ruth Shaver (on right) and a fellow WAC pose near a building at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on 7 Feb 1943. Shaver wears the WAC olive drab service uniform with Hobby hat, and her friend wears an overcoat. Writing on the back notes,"The girl on the left...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [Eleanor Rigney and fellow WAVE, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Eleanor Rigney (left) and Esther Samuelson Derthick (right) stand beside the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, circa 1944. Both wear the dress blue WAVES uniform, Rigney with enlisted brimmed hat with blue cover, and Derthick with garrison cap.
    • WV0101 Eleanor Rigney Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo posing by a tree, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo leans against a tree near Hostel Three outside Kunming, China, shortly after she was commissioned by the US Army Nurse Corps in July 1944.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Elva, 1944]

    • 1944-07-16
    • Katopes discusses running into a friend in Washington; establishing a new detachment that male soldiers resent; new WAC off-duty uniforms; having African-American cooks in the mess hall; a Women's Reserve Lounge in the Peabody Hotel in Memphis; and...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to her mother, 20 August 1944]

    • 1944-08-20
    • Mead tells her mother how basic training is proceeding, including her near discharge for an episode of "nerves," the job selection process, her hope to attend radio school, being issued more new uniforms, going for sundaes, and seeing a performance...
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Red Cross Clubmobile, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • An American Red Cross Clubmobile is parked near the coast in England, circa 1945. A Red Cross worker can be seen to the left.
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-01-22
    • Volume 2, Number 3 of the newsletter addresses the wartime baby boom and New Guinea geography. Also includes an Army question-and-answer column and a joke page.

      Three pages of a newsletter put out by the Information and Education Section at...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Base E beacon,  1945

    • 1945-01-29
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column addressing "Rumor Mongering" on the base. Other columns include "The War in Brief"Bombs and the Japanese Mentality," the history of New Guinea, an Army question-and-answer column, and a...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-05
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column announcing Irving Berlin's performance of "This Is the Army" on the base that night. Other column topics include war-related news, the American Homefront, and New Guinea natives. Also...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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