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    • [Destroyed building, Manila, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • A building and automobile presumably destroyed by bombing in Manila, Philippines, as photographed by Red Cross worker Esther Gilbert while on leave in October 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Flag folding ceremony, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • A folded flag is handed to the first of five officers representing " Kathryn Wirkus' five rank promotions during her retirement ceremony, circa 2005. Pictured are the officers representing 2nd lieutenant and 1st lieutenant.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Female officers perform the flag folding ceremony, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • A folded flag is passed to Captain Jennifer Suarez from a first lieutenant at the retirement ceremony of Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus, circa 2005. The women represent two of Wirkus' five ranks during her air force career.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Biak natives, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • A group of four Biak natives, three adults and a child, as seen along a road in April 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross workers at Stuartholme school, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • A group of Red Cross workers pose on the steps of Stuartholme, a Catholic school for girls in Brisbane, Australia, that served as home of the 42nd General Hospital in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Ship in Subic Bay, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • A large military ship sails in Subic Bay, Philippines, in October 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Flag folding, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • A member of the honor guard performs the flag folding at Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus' retirement ceremony, circa 2005. Wirkus sits in the background.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Outdoor theater, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • A newly constructed outdoor theater at the Navy installation in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The theater has a stage on which a movie screen hangs, benches for seating, and a crude elevated projection room. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Queen Street Red Cross Cafe in Brisbane, 1944]

    • 1944
    • A shot from across Queen Street of the Australian Red Cross Cafe in Brisbane, as seen in late 1944. Groups of servicemen linger out front, and a banner above it reads, "Red Cross, Give Often, Give Now." (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Street in Yokohama, Japan, in 1945]

    • 1945
    • A view from above of a street in Yokohama, Japan, in late 1945, showing rubble and buildings damaged by air raids. There are many people in the street, including a large number of U.S. sailors. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [View from Baysmere Red Cross rest billet, Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • A view overlooking the river from Baysmere Red Cross and nurse rest billet in Brisbane, Australia, as seen in October 1944. Several vessels and the Stoney bridge can be seen. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Female OTS participants in fatigues, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • Air Force members (l to r) Kathryn Wirkus, Kay Hansen, and Kathy Jackson are pictured in their newly-received fatigues during Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in July of 1978. Wirkus uses masking tape for her nametag...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers

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