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    • Women…our wounded need your care [1945]

    • 1945
    • Recruiting poster for medical and surgical technicians and other hospital company positions in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. Poster features a woman in a blue uniform carrying a tray in front of a row of hospital beds. 17 inches...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Take up the slack [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Poster created for the 2nd Women's Army Corps Training Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, depicting two dolls dressed in army attire, one with poor posture and the other with good posture, encouraging recruits to "Take Up The Slack." 13 inches x...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • American Junior Red Cross services

    • Undated
    • Recruitment poster for the American Junior Red Cross, advertising some of the places recruits could go if they joined, including New York, Massachusetts, Okinawa, Guam, Yugoslavia, and the Philippines. There are pictures depicting American Junior...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Toys for kiddies

    • Undated
    • This poster was produced for the American Red Cross Arts and Skills Corps, and features injured servicemen creating presents for children in homes and orphanages. Text reads:"Toys for Kiddies, in homes and orphanages at Christmas time, are made by...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • ]If you really care [1967

    • 1967
    • Full color illustrated recruiting brochure for the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps, 1967. Includes many pictures of air force nurses at work, at recreational and social functions, and in uniform. Also contains information on specialties available and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Fashioned for you [1955]

    • 1955
    • Fourteen-page color recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, illustrated with drawings and focusing on WAC uniforms. Other topics include WAC travel, training, and entry requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women in the Air Force [circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • 12-page recruiting brochure recruiting women for careers in the Women in the Air Force (WAF), circa 1950s. Includes mention of basic training, career opportunities, training and education, social life and potential for travel, uniforms, and other...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • There's a job for you in the WAC [1944]

    • 1944
    • Tri-color illustrated fold-out recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps, 1944. Topics include the air, ground, and service forces; the 239 jobs available to women in the army, and other reasons to join the WAC.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Fashions with a future [1972]

    • 1972
    • Color, 14-panel, recruitment pamphlet for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1972. Nine panels feature descriptions and color photos of WAC uniforms. Other panels include details of officer commissions and uniform tailoring.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • First class private Mary Brown [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Sheet music for the song "First Class Private Mary Brown" from the Army Special Services revue "About Face" circa 1944. The song was written by Frank Loesser and is meant to be sung by a serviceman to a WAC. The front is printed in blue and red...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The word [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Twelve page, black and white booklet on the recreation program for Women Marines at Camp Pendleton, California, circa 1945. Topics include descriptions of offered sports, fine arts, and other recreational activities; details of the reception center...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WAC band unit, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of WAC band. Inez Stroud holds a saxophone in the second row. Other members are identified by handwriting on the photo.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Anna Jean Coomes Woods, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • Primarily documents Anna Jean Coomes Woods' experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946, including basic training in New York and her duty stations in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Also...
    • WV0019 Anna Jean Coomes Woods Papers
    • Oral history interview with Rosemarie Spagnola Dodd, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • Primarily documents Rosemarie "Marie" Spagnola Dodd's service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946.

      Dodd discusses her decision to join the WAVES in the spring of 1944, including her...
    • WV0020 Rosemarie Dodd Papers
    • [Margaret Reeve with two WACs, 1944]

    • 1944-04
    • Margaret Reeve, center, is pictured with two other WACs dressed in olive drab winter uniform and Hobby hat at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in April 1944.
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers
    • Oral history interview with Margaret W. Reeve, 1999

    • 1999-01-22
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peggy" W. Reeve's service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1945 and her career as a secretary.

      Reeve discusses her decision to join the WAC in the spring of 1944, including her failure to meet...
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elna Allran Jones, 1999

    • 1999-02-12
    • Primarily documents Elna Allran Jones's early life; her service with the Cadet Nurse Corps and Army Nurse Corps (ANC); and her post-World War II career as a nurse.

      Jones discusses her parents and her background, then comments on her decision...
    • WV0023 Elna Allran Jones Papers

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