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    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 9 Aug 1943]

    • 1943-08-09
    • Katopes notes the distance limit for travel away from Fort Oglethorpe has been increased, her detachment won a blue ribbon for marching, the outcome of a girl who went AWOL and the WAAC's lack of penalties for such action, and her pride at being a...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • WAC songbook [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A collection of songs for members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) published at Fort Des Moines, Iowa. There are 57 songs printed on 26 pages." Many of the WAC songs are modified versions of existing songs that make use of famous tunes, such as...
    • WV0309 Norma L. Harris Collection, 1943 - 1948
    • 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 army nurse [March 1944]

    • 1944-03
    • Volume 1, Number 3, March 1944 issue of "The Army Nurse" It contains numerous articles of interest to army medical staff such as a listing of steps to control malaria, an explanation of the opportunities offered by the Armed Forces Institute, and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • College women in the WAC [1944]

    • 1944-05-15
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure appeals to college graduates to join the Women's Army Corps. Connects college studies such as physical sciences, social sciences, languages, mathematics, economics, and fine arts, to various positions...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The army nurse [August 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • Volume 1, Number 8, August 1944 edition of "The Army Nurse" magazine. It contains numerous informational articles such as an explanation of how twelve army nurses were awarded the bronze star, a reprinting of a letter from a nurse stationed in...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [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
    • The coronet [November 1944]

    • 1944-11-10
    • Vol. I, No. 5 edition of The Coronet, newsletter of the 6720 WAC headquarters platoon in Italy, from 1 May 1945. from 10 November 1944. Front page articles are "Gift Shop a Success,"Shades of Civilian Life,"The Hot Water Situation Badd," and "Come...
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

    • 1944-1946
    • This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Helene Lawrence walking on sidewalk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Helene Lawrence, in the SPAR officer's dress blue uniform and handbag, walks on a sidewalk. Behind her walks a sailor. A note by Lawrence on the back of the photo reads:"Here's the gal who admires you--loves and such--so get rid of the Japs and...
    • WV0457 Helene Lawrence Papers, 1939-1965
    • 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
    • The critic [1945]

    • 1945-06-14
    • Volume 1, Number 219 of the newsletter primarily discusses the new airfields in China following Japan's withdrawal and general information on base activities.

      Two-page daily newsletter put out by the Information and Education Section of the...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • The Navy Nurse Corps offers you more [1948]

    • 1948
    • A tri-fold, blue and white recruiting pamphlet for the Navy Nurse Corps that outlines the opportunities offered by the program, such as the ability to engage in post-graduate studies, the pay scale, and reserve opportunities. The interior of the...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Serve with honor: Navy Nurse Corps [circa 1965]

    • 1965
    • Tri-fold, 6-page color recruiting brochure for the Navy Nurse Corps from the mid-1960s. Provides details of the Direct Appointment and Candidate Programs, such as eligibility requirements and potential service facilities and locations.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Louise Nash Dorsett, 1999

    • 1999-01-19
    • Documents Louise Nash Dorsett's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Dorsett recalls her early life during the Depression and...
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Betty Baker, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • Primarily documents Betty Baker's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC); her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in Miami, Florida, and Karachi, India, during World War II; and her personal life after the...
    • WV0042 Betty Baker Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth C. Hickcox, 1999

    • 1999-04-23
    • Primarily documents Elizabeth C. Hickcox's early life, her Standard Oil job, and her experiences at Hunter College and Anacostia Naval Station with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • Oral history interview with Andree Fifield, 1999

    • 1999-04-26
    • Interview documents AndrĂ©e B. Fifield's early life; secretarial work in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her marriage to Donald Fifield.


      Fifield describes her life before the...
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Smith, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • Primarily documents Lucy M. Smith's experiences in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Camp Patrick Henry.


      Smith details hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor while recovering from injuries she sustained...
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers

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