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  • Item description: recreation
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    • [Red Cross Gray Lady cap, circa 1941]

    • 1941
    • Red Cross "Dutch" cap made of dove gray seersucker with white front and red cross sewn on front, circa 1941. Worn by hospital and recreation workers with Gray Lady dress.
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Red Cross Gray Lady dress, circa 1941]

    • 1941
    • Red Cross Gray Lady dress in dove gray seersucker with removable white collar and cuffs, epaulets, and ten white buttons, circa 1941. It has a large red cross on a white square sewn on the left pocket. Worn by hospital and recreation workers with...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • The opportunity of your life is in the Women's Army Corps [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nineteen-page, black and white (with color cover) recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, circa 1944. The booklet uses the experiences and photographs of several actual WACs to address topics such as off-duty time, medical jobs, army...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The word [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Twelve page, black and white booklet on the recreation program for Women Marines at Camp Pendleton, California, circa 1945. Topics include descriptions of offered sports, fine arts, and other recreational activities; details of the reception center...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Audrey Mattern at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945-02-11
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern seated in front of the recreation building at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on February 11, 1945. She is dressed in her winter service uniform and holds a book.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-13
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves tells of cleaning and maintaining her club. She also describes the Australian officers' club, recreation activities, a "prettiest girl" contest, a dance, several bands, and tea. Reeves also comments on the inventiveness of the...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to mother, 1945]

    • 1945-03-09
    • Reeves reveals that a service member drew the illustrations and provides an overview of recent recreation activities, including her singing trio.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1945]

    • 1945-04-07
    • Cayle recently received an overseas assignment and but can't say where for security reasons. She writes of the social scene onboard ship, including concerts, visiting the recreation room where she listens to records and drinks Coke, which is a...
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • [Company 1, 3rd Regiment, 1st Wac Training Center, 1945]

    • 1945-05-22
    • A group photograph of Company 1 of the 3rd Regiment at the 1st WAC Training Center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, taken 22 May 1945. All WAC personnel are wearing service dress uniforms with skirts and barracks caps. The male officer is wearing an army...
    • WV0468 Mary L. Sutton Oral History
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-06-12
    • Reeves wishes her Daddy a Father's Day. She also notes a visit from the area recreation director, the club getting a lot of patronage, the somewhat lazy detail men assigned to it, new furniture in her room, and movies she has seen.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Horizons unlimited for women in the Air Force [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to serve in the U.S. Air Force, circa 1950s. Includes description of uniforms; basic training; technical training; career fields; education; travel and recreation; and basic qualifications.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Your chance of a lifetime [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Color illustrated recruiting brochure for U.S. Air Force nurses that describes uniforms, training, careers, recreation, and travel opportunities for air force nurses. 15 pages.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The woman officer [1955]

    • 1955-02-28
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages female college students to become for officers in the United States Marine Corps. Topics include Marine officer training programs; uniforms; recreation; available fields; and basic requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WAVES around a piano, 1963]

    • 1963-10
    • Viola Brown Sanders (center) and three WAVES stand around a piano played by PN3 B.J. Barrow in the recreation room of the WAVE barracks at Pearl Harbor Naval Station in October 1963. All the women wear the WAVES blue and white striped summer...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Honored as a nurse...respected as an officer [1964]

    • 1964-04-01
    • This color illustrated brochure for the Navy Nurse Corps, dated 1964, provides information for potential officers, including professional development, recreation, career opportunities, and officer appointment.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Soldiers at Red Cross recreation program, 1970]

    • 1970
    • Dale "Paige" Dempsey (right) and fellow Red Cross worker Diane Johnson lead a quiz game for six pictured servicemen as a part of recreation activities at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, in 1970
    • WV0456 Dale Dempsey Papers
    • [Soldiers at Red Cross recreation program, 1970]

    • 1970
    • Dale "Paige" Dempsey and Diane Johnson (far right) are pictured leading a quiz game for a group of seven servicemen during Red Cross-sponsored recreation activities in an orderly room at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, in 1970.
    • WV0456 Dale Dempsey Papers
    • [Linda Jones at ""Hail and Farewell"" ceremony, 1976]

    • 1976
    • Linda Jones, far right, celebrates with fellow American Red Cross workers during a ""Hail and Farewell"" ceremony, signifying her transition to Recreation Supervisor in 1976.
    • WV0291 Linda Jones Papers

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