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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
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-21
    • Fischer notes she graduated from army administration school at Drake but hasn't received her orders yet. She also mentions going on a date, hoping to get a three day pass for Christmas, and serving commanding officer duty.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Carrie Radnik at mess hall, New Guinea, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Carrie Gammel Radnik poses at the entrance of the mess hall of the 87th Station Hospital, in Doba Dura, New Guinea, in 1943. She wears a khaki shirt and slacks with drawstring ankles, a uniform probably only issued to nurses serving in the Pacific,...
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1943]

    • 1943-01-10
    • Fischer describes kitchen patrol, not received leave, her disapproval of sailors drinking, be unable to apply for Officer Candidate School until she is in the field, and feeling unwell. Fischer is happy that she enlisted and believes She those not...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • 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
    • [369th Station Hospital, Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • A servicewoman walks past two temporary structures, one serving as the Personnel Section for the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan, in fall 1944. The road that runs past the structure is muddy due to rainy season precipitation.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [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
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to siblings, 30 January 1944]

    • 1944-01-30
    • Discusses taking girls to the base clinic; performing inspections; serving gigs; the barracks "date room" new tennis and volleyball courts; assigning kitchen patrol; a WAC marriages; male soldiers' opinion of WACs; an altercation with a captain;...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1944]

    • 1944-02-01
    • Cayle has abdominal pain and is in the the hospital. She also mentions her brother who is serving in the South Pacific, the "horror" inflicted on Bataan, and her dislike of the Japanese.
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • [Letter from Helen Bolling Potts to Mary Channing Coleman, 1944]

    • 1944-09-18
    • Letter written by recent graduate Helen Bolling (Potts) to her former professor Mary Channing Coleman on 18 September 1944. This letter discusses the difficulties that the Red Cross Clubmobile or "donut wagon" women faced while serving in France...
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • [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
    • The army gals publication [October 1944]

    • 1944-10-28
    • A United States Women's Army Corps [WAC] newsletter includes articles about WAC Company 21, WAC service in the repair of damaged ships and Eastern Europeans serving in the WAC, military cartoons, and movie news.
      " Pages three through six are...
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • The army nurse [November 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Volume 1, Number 11, November 1944 issue of "The Army Nurse" magazine. It contains detailed listings of the duties of medical dietitians, an announcement of the pending formation of a national club for nurse corps veterans, an article on amputee...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Army Nurse Corps seersucker dress, 1945]

    • 1945
    • One-piece brown and white seersucker field hospital uniform with wrap-around tie at left waist and one pocket on right skirt. Uniform was worn with brown and white striped seersucker nurse's cap. Initially designed for overseas service, but...
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • French telegraph form [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • An Expeditionary Force Message [EFM] blank telegraph form for Allied troops serving in France, circa 1945. Armed Forces members could choose up to three of 356 phrases in 10 categories such as "health"money" and "war damage." Use instructions...
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-09
    • Pozyck is serving with the surgical division of the 13th General Dispensary, which is in a former Filipino school house, and is sharing a house with a fellow nurse. She has begun to go out at night with Major Arn, and hopes that her husband will...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Marie Cody to Don, 1945]

    • 1945-03-31
    • Cody is on furlough and has met up with a childhood friend who is serving in the air force. She would like to be stationed Hawaii but hasn't told her family because she fears they won't want her further away.
    • WV0157 Marie Cody Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-31
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves opened her new canteen last week and is serving 1000 men a day. She reports that she has again visited the hospital for her canker sores, received her promotion and raise, a woodworking factory has been opened nearby, men...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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