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    • [Assignment orders, 1942]

    • 1942-10-01
    • Special Order 159 lists the temporary duty assignments of WAACs along with transportation and ration information. The WAACs listed are leaving either Wilmington or Charlotte for Ft. Des Moines, Iowa, by October 16, 1942.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Beds outside during barracks move, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Marian Hagen sits on one of the beds lined up outside the new barracks into which WACs were moving in Wilmington, NC, circa 1942. The beds are in disarray with mattresses, pillows, and blankets generally thrown on top of the frames. A white, long,...
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Diagram of WAC locker and contents, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Hand-drawn diagram of the bottom section and tray of a WAC foot locker, with a list of wall locker contents and shoes. Also contains instructions on preparing bunk for Saturday inspections.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Doris Dicken Wilson in front of military vehicle, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Doris Dickens Wilson, in civilian clothing, stands in front of military vehicle that transportation of the 63rd Signal Corps in Wilmington, North Carolina. The vehicle appears to be parked on a residential street
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Doris Dickens Wilson and sisters at US Capitol Building, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Anne Dickens Kaasmann (left) and Grace Dickens Ewing (right) stand in front of the U.S. Capitol Building while visiting their sister Doris Dicken Hoyle Wilson in Washington, D.C., in the summer of 1944.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Doris Dickens Wilson and soldier in Wilmington, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Doris Dickens Wilson, in civilian clothing, and a soldier holds hands outside of the house at 619 Market Street in Wilmington, circa 1942. Wilson indicates it was her "home away from home."
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Doris Wilson and fellow WAAC, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Doris Dickens Wilson (left), in WAAC winter uniform with Hobby hat and gloves, stands beside a WAAC nicknamed "Tennessee" who wears the WAAC overcoat, at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, circa 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Doris Wilson and naval officer, 1943]

    • 1943-08
    • Doris Dickens Wilson sits on the ground in Boston Common beside her date, a navy officer, in August 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Doris Wilson and three fellow WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Doris Dickens Wilson (third from left) and three fellow WACs, all wearing overcoats and Hobby hats and gloves, stand outside barracks, circa 1944.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers

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