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    • [ANC nurses during live fire training, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A group of Army nurses watch others crawl under a wire course during live fire training, circa 1943. The women wear field uniforms, helmets, and gas mask bags.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Army bivouac in New Guinea, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Picture of an army bivouac in New Guinea, as seen in 1943 or 1944. Soldiers set up tents and cots under palm trees. A servicewoman stands in the foreground with her back to the camera.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Captain Smith at Kennedy General Hospital, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Captain Smith, the chief dietitian of Kennedy General Hospital, poses for a picture in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946. Smith is dressed in an Army Nurse Corps (ANC) off-duty dress uniform and service cap. She has an ANC service bag tucked under her...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Company 10, 21 Regiment, Fort Oglethorpe, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs of Company 10, 21st Regiment, at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, pose for a group portrait on 3 September 1943. The company was under the command of 2nd Lieutenant Florence S. Weil, pictured center (see also the Florence S. Weil Papers, WV0255). All...
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • [Elizabeth Simpson and WAVES at Indiana University, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Simpson (right) poses with two fellow WAVES under an awning with the Indiana University logo in spring 1943. The women wear the WAVES dress blue uniform and soft-brimmed hat with blue cover.
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote and Melodie Esposito, circa 1972]

    • 1971
    • Major Evelyn "Pat" Foote (left) shakes hands with Drill Sergeant Melodie Esposito in front of an American flag, circa 1971. Both women wear olive green fatigues; Foote wears the Vietnam patch on her sleeve. The "Oath of Enlistment" is tucked under...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Ingrid Ruffin under desert camouflage netting, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Self-portrait of Ingrid Ruffin, in three-color camouflage desert combat uniform and boonie hat, is pictured under a structure made of desert camouflage netting in 2003.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Janet Beckey at work in Heidelberg, Germany, 1952]

    • 1952
    • A photograph of WAC Janet Beckey at work at her desk at the U.S. Army Europe headquarters in 1952. Beckey worked under the supervision of Therese M. Lambert in Heidelberg, Germany. Beckey is dressed in a WAC service uniform worn with out a jacket.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-29
    • Pozyck details her base's church facilities, and the various conditions under which she has worshiped. She also notes her letters to Louis which continue to be returned, her Filipino maid, and going swimming with Jay, with whom she saw "This is the...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Ella regarding Pearl Harbor, 13 December 1941]

    • 1941-12-13
    • Ella, stationed at Pearl Harbor, describes in detail the Japanese attack and the effects it had on the lives of people on base and in the city. Topics include America's denial of the potential for attack; hearing the attack; rushing to the...
    • WV0343 Pearl Harbor Letter
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie and Sylva, 1918]

    • 1918-09-17
    • The conditions that Glory Hancock is working under are starting to wear her down, as she is "so sick of having people depend on me I could scream." She also discusses large artillery being removed from her village, her relationship woes with her...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her mother, 1943]

    • 1943-06-23
    • Fischer is unhappy in her current position, not getting along with her commanding officer, and believes that "apple polishers" achieve more than those that work hard. She is under pressures and stress, and her arthritis has returned. She also...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Three WACs under a tree, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Two WACs, including Anne Heyer (center), talk to a fellow WAC while standing under a pine tree, circa 1943. All three wear summer service uniforms with matching Hobby hats.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Violet Cowden after completing a tandem jump, 2006]

    • 2006
    • Violet Thurn Cowden poses for a photograph under an Army Golden Knight tent following her completing a tandem jump with the United States Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, in 2006. Deployed parachutes can be seen laying beneath an open-air...
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • [WAACs digging, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Two WAACs with shovels dig under a building, while another turns the spigot of a water hose, circa 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [WACs in front of photographic mapping squadron sign, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Anne Heyer (back row, left) poses with five other WACs in various uniforms under a sign for the 3rd Photographic Mapping Squadron Laboratory at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1944. Heyer wears the WAC summer off-duty dress and a gas mask...
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs under tree, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Five women, three in WAC uniforms, pose under a tree at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. Anne Heyer (top right) holds her camera.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated

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