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  • Item description: recruitment
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    • Women! they can't do any more - but you can [1943]

    • 1943
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) that was stamped at a recruitment center in Trenton, New Jersey. Yellow poster is illustrated with black and white photo of crosses where American servicemen are buried. 9 inches x 12.5 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women's Army Corps newsletter, July 1943]

    • 1943-07
    • A United States Women's Army Corps [WAC] Newsletter. Articles include information about various WAC publications, proper nutrition, information on WAC director Oveta Culp Hobby, WAC recruitment practices, and enlistment standards.
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Facts about...SPARS [1944]

    • 1944
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure that provides detailed descriptions about the benefits of joining the SPARs. Topics include the purpose of the Coast Guard; the meaning of "SPAR" and how women fit into the Coast Guard; uniforms; pay;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Be an Air WAC! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Fifteen-page black and white recruitment booklet for the Air WAC, subtitled "Attention! Women of America! The Army Air Forces Needs You!" circa 1944. Topics include: Army Air Forces jobs for women, pay, benefits, basic training, qualifications, and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings 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
    • 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
    • The story of you in navy blue [1944]

    • 1944
    • 45-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944. Included are illustrated job descriptions; an illustrated day-in-the-life of a WAVE; a question and answer section; an index of recruiting stations; as well as details of recruit school...
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • [Letter from Catherine Cox to Bob, 1944]

    • 1944-09-14
    • Kay Cox describes the difficulty of training three new recruits, an amusing visit from an officer, and the army's ever changing recruitment policies. She reprimands Bob for a depressing comment in a previous letter and confirms their mutual...
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968
    • WAC newsletter [April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Six page, black and white WAC Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 9, for April 1945. On the cover is a photo of WACs throwing darts at a photo of Hitler in a ruined building in Verdun, France. Emma Newell Love is pictured far right. The publication contains a...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A new horizon for women [1948]

    • 1948
    • Thirty page tri-color recruitment booklet for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force, published in 1948. The booklet is illustrated throughout with black and white photos of WACs and WAFs. Topics include: the importance of a peacetime army, the role...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Fashioned for you [1955]

    • 1955
    • Fourteen-page color recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, illustrated with drawings and focusing on WAC uniforms. Other topics include WAC travel, training, and entry requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Chart your future as a navy officer [1956]

    • 1956
    • This recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, illustrated with pictures, provides information for potential officers, including career opportunities, leisure activities, budget planning, uniforms, and qualifications.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Red, white and you in navy blue [1957]

    • 1957
    • This fold-out recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Navy WAVES, printed in red, white and light blue, is written in a question and answer format. Topics include becoming an officer, education opportunities, marriage and femininity, and base amenities.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Selected for success [circa 1962]

    • 1962
    • This color illustrated recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps (WAC), circa 1962, provides information for potential officers, including: the history of the WAC, training, career opportunities, travel, and day-to-day activities.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A new career...U.S. Army Nurse Corps [1963]

    • 1963
    • Color, 22-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1963. Testimonials from army nurses are featured. Topics include training, career opportunities, education, social life, and eligibility. A fold-out shows color photos...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAVE officer candidate program [1963]

    • 1963
    • Yellow and blue recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, published in 1963. Topics include eligibility, the application process, recruit training, duty assignments, and salary and benefits. The back page features a preliminary questionnaire to...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Facts about the U.S. Army Nurse Corps [1964]

    • 1964
    • Small, color recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1964. Topics include eligibility, initial appointments, specialized nursing, living quarters and social life, educational opportunities, advancements, and salary.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Ensign, United States Navy [circa 1964]

    • 1964
    • This 8-page blue and white recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES provides information for potential officers, including brief biographies of some current WAVES and assignment opportunities for new recruits.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Educational opportunities and financial assistance for nursing students [1964]

    • 1964
    • Seven-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1964. Discussed are four different pathways for becoming an army nurse. Topics for each include requirements, benefits, program description, and salary.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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