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    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • [Lucy Smith, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Lucy Smith in WAC uniform, circa 1944.
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Smith, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • Primarily documents Lucy M. Smith's experiences in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Camp Patrick Henry.


      Smith details hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor while recovering from injuries she sustained...
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love playing horseshoes, 1944]

    • 1944-10-27
    • Emma Dale Love, wearing her field jacket, and fellow WAC play horseshoes in front of ruins in France on October 17, 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love at French ruins, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Emma Dale Love, wearing a WAC field jacket and holding her helmet, poses among ruins in France, October 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love holding Christmas present, 1944]

    • 1944-11-11
    • WAC Emma Dale (Newell) Love shakes one of her Christmas packages as they begin to arrive at the 12th Army Group Headquarters in France, November 11, 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love in France, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC Emma Dale (Newell) Love wearing an olive drab wool shirtwaist in France in the fall of 1944
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [WACs listen to radio, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Official army photo of Emma Dale Love (left) and three fellow WACs listen to the radio while stationed in France, 1944. One of the WACs, who wears an engagement ring, is also fixing her hair.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • Oral history interview with Emma Dale Newell Love, 1999

    • 1999-06-4
    • Primarily documents Emma Newell Love's service in France as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946.


      Love discusses her reasons for choosing to join the WAC; her parents' reactions; basic and overseas training; boredom...
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [WAC softball team, 1954]

    • 1954
    • Photo of the "George!" softball team, comprised of WACs stationed at European Command Intelligence Center (ECIC) at Oberursel, Germany, taken from behind to show the back of their uniforms in 1954. Photo caption: "We're Number 1!'
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Special Services Department collects rations, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • CPL Doris Kraut (right) and a fellow WAC from the Special Services Department stationed at Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force in Frankfurt, Germany, collect rations for children in displaced persons camps during the holiday season in...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [WACs at camp, 1952]

    • 1952-05
    • WACs at camp around a campfire near Oberursel, Germany, in May 1952.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Jane Brister, 1945.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • Portrait of Jane Brister in the new WAC uniform (with no tie), circa 1954.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister at pistol range, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Jane Brister on the Camp King pistol range at Oberursel, Germany, aiming a .45 pistol, circa 1952. She qualified.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Camp King WAC Detatchment, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Picture of four new members of the WAC Detatchment at Camp King in Oberursel, Germany, circa 1952. The three WACs on the right are wearing the taupe Hattie Carnegie uniform, while the fourth is in a taupe field jacket.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999

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