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    • We are ready: put us across [circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • This World War I era poster was produced for the Medical Women's National Association, and features a drawing of one of their members comforting kneeling European residents. Text reads:"Thirty-five of Our Women Doctors are Already Over There. We...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her Favie and Sylva, 20 July 1918]

    • 1918-07-20
    • Glory Hancock has returned from a leave in London and tells of her activities there; things have been quiet since she returned to Belgium. Hancock also notes she won't have leave again for eight or nine months and hopes that the war will be over...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • SPARS - serve with women's reserve - U.S. Coast Guard [circa 1943]

    • 1942
    • Recruiting poster for the Coast Guard SPARs, circa 1942. Illustration by J. Valentin features a saluting SPAR imposed over imagery of a pioneer woman with a rifle defending her Conestoga wagon.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Army Nurse Corps blue cape, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Army Nurse Corps blue cape, lined in maroon wool. Gold "U.S." officer's insignia on the right collar and caduceus on the left collar. Worn over one-piece brown and white seersucker field dress. Cape worn by Rachel Brower Twiddy in 1942 and 1943.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • [Two WACs play in sand, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs Bernice Moran Miller and Elsie Ribiero play in the sand at Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, in 1943. Behind them, mattresses are draped over a wooden fence.
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry at vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry in 1943, seated at a vanity and reflected in a mirror. She holds a pen over an open atlas and wears her WAVES dress blue uniform.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Be a Marine…free a Marine to fight [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring a Woman Marine imposed over a scene of men in combat. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAAC: this is my war too! [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Illustration by Dan V. Smith features a WAAC imposed over an American flag. 25 inches x 38 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Save his life...and find your own [1943]

    • 1943
    • Recruiting poster for student nurses during World War II. Poster features a nurse in tradition uniform standing over a male patient in bed. 14 inches x 22 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, Jan. 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Avery, probably responding to the Battle of Bulge, writes of her excitement over the possibility that the war will soon be over. She describes what it will be like to become re-accustomed to civilian life for herself and servicemen.
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-05-01
    • Fischer remains busy, is training a new girl to take over the library, received a commendation for her good work, and is sending money home.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from friend Marie to Catherine Katopes, 1944]

    • 1944-09-25
    • Katopes' friend Marie writes from France, but describes her recent stay in England including buzz bombs, daily activities, and sightseeing. Marie describes the more primitive conditions after arriving in France, and talks of learning how to...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [WACs assisting paratroopers, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Privates Thea Coates, Mattie Turner, and Francis Cockran, members of the WAC detachment of the Parachute School, assist soldiers in dropping an equipment bundle from the door of an army transport plane over Fort Benning, Georgia. Photo by U.S. Army...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [June Crowell and friend at Camp Lejeune, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (on left) poses with a fellow Marine behind a barracks at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during basic training in summer 1945. Both women wear olive-drab long-sleeved fatigue shirts over overalls with daisy mae hats.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Women Marines in work uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel poses with five fellow Marine Corps Women's Reserves during basic training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in summer 1945. Crowel, on right, wears a long-sleeve olive-drab fatigue shirt over her olive-drab overalls and...
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers

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