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  • Item description: overseas
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    • [ARC/ANC outdoor uniform, circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • Outdoor Uniform worn by members of the Red Cross and U.S. Army Nurses in France during World War I. The uniform was made by Abercrombie and Fitch Co. and is constructed of olive green whipcord fabric. The uniform jacket is belted around the waist...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • From overseas to you [circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • This poster was created as publicity for a speech in Chautauqua County, New York by an American Red Cross worker,circa 1919. It depicts one of its members with her arm on a a boatrail. An American Red Cross facility is seen in the background, with...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 2 September 1942]

    • 1942-09-02
    • Rice believes she will be sent overseas soon. She writes of her hopes to get to Florence, SC, before leaving; writing her will, taking out Army Insurance; and her friend's promotion. She will be among the first African American nurses sent...
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Overseas hospital unit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A group photo of the army doctors and nurses of an overseas hospital unit in the Pacific Theater in 1943 or 1944. The ANC nurses wear a variety of non-regulation uniforms.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Carrie Radnik with doctor and patients, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army nurse Carrie Gammel Radnik (right) stands with a doctor while visiting with three male patients in an overseas station hospital in the Pacific Theater, circa 1943.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Charlie, Dena, and Jimmie, 1943]

    • 1943-07-01
    • Katopes relates a rumor that the WAAC has approval to be integrated into the army and speculates as to the number of WAACS who will not re-enlist with the WAC. She also notes the number of WAACs receiving overseas assignments; qualifications and...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-08-03
    • Marshall is busy preparing for her transfer to the 32nd General Hospital, which appears to be bound for overseas duty soon. She has been issued more equipment and clothing, and lists things she has yet to acquire. Marshall briefly describes the...
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • A book of facts about the WAC [1944]

    • 1943-09-12
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to join the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Topics include jobs with the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, Army Service Forces, and army hospitals; the variety of jobs open to WACs;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1943]

    • 1943-11-10
    • Fischer discusses writing to friends serving overseas, hoping to get home for Christmas, their Halloween party, the rumor that their base is closing for the winter, receiving vaccinations, and a visit from a friend from Officer Candidate School.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Army nurses during bivouac training, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army nurses Milly Collins, Shirley Van Brakle, Louise Bergwell, Humphrey, and Gibbons, all in field uniforms, pose outside tents while on bivouac training in Atlantic City before going overseas, circa 1944.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Peg Graveur and Ruth Hutchinson, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross worker Peg Graveur poses with American Consul Ruth Hutchinson in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Graveur wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with military welfare overseas cap. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Women's Army Corps ETO field jacket, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Woman's Army Corps olive drab officer's battledress jacket with epaulets with captain's bars,"U.S." collar device, two pockets, waistband that belted on the left side, and three service stripes indicating thirty months of overseas service. Worn...
    • WV0163 Jeanne M. McGovern Papers
    • Someone to be proud of: your daughter in the WAC [1944]

    • 1944
    • Fourteen-page, illustrated black and white recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, 1944. A message from Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby, Director of the WAC, is on the inside cover. Topics in the booklet include a brief history of the WAC;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Catherine Cox to Bob, 1944]

    • 1944-03-10
    • Kay Cox gives a lengthy description of the physical and emotional state of wounded soldiers returning from overseas to Stark Hospital in Charleston, S.C. She informs Bob that they say conditions in Italy are horrific and that England is a...
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968
    • [Esther Gilbert and Jean Ferguson in Sydney, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert (left) and fellow Red Cross worker Jean Ferguson stand in front of a chain link fence overlooking the ocean at Sublime Point in Sydney, Australia, in late July 1944. Both women wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to friend Ginny, 1944]

    • 1944-09-23
    • Katopes talks of the Army shifting people to various countries and hopes for a good assignment for her friend. She provides a list of folks assigned to a base in Florida, mentions several that have received overseas assignments, and mentions rumors...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • G.I. Jane writes home from overseas [1944]

    • 1944-10-10
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure consists of quotes from members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) serving overseas. WACs write home about a variety of topics relating to their service in England, France, North Africa, Italy,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Red Cross workers sit on a tarmac in Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Five Red Cross workers in fatigues sit on a bench on a tarmac in front of an airplane while in Australia in November 1944. The women, stationed at the U.S. Pacific Theater headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia, appear to be wearing the WAC (Women's...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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