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    • [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
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Roberta Wooddell House, 7th from left, poses with another W.A.A.C. officer and people in Western wear for a publicity photograph, circa 1942.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Roberta Wooddell House, center, poses with another W.A.A.C. officer and people in Western wear for a publicity photograph, circa 1942.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [WAAC in uniform]

    • 1942-10-07
    • Possibly Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) uniform with a gas mask, October 7, 1942. Caption on back of photograph:"What the well dressed WAAC will wear. Oct. 7, '42"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Army nurses at Sioux Falls, 1942]

    • 1942-11
    • Helen Weant (second from right) and three fellow ANC nurses pose outside a building at Sioux Falls Army Base in November 1942. Weant and the nurse on the far left wear Army Nurse Corps olive-drab off-duty dresses, the nurse on the far right wears...
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [WAAC Company 177, 3rd Regiment, 1942]

    • 1942-11-12
    • Portrait of WAAC Company 177, 3rd Regiment, 1st WAAC Training Center, at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942. The company was led by Captain Henry Daughters, Tactical Officer, and 3rd Officer Vonda Keith, Acting Company Commander, both pictured. The WAACs...
    • WV0509 Sarah Clapp Haworth Oral History
    • [Official United States Army Signal Corps photograph, circa 1942-1945]

    • 1942-1945
    • African American WAAC or WAC officers, a Red Cross worker, and one enlisted man pose in front of a U.S. flag. Irma Wertz is standing, first from left. The seated WAACs wear Captain pins, and the remaining WAACs are all either First or Second...
    • WV0523 Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni and two friends, Fiji, 1942-1945]

    • 1943
    • Daphine Doster Mastroianni and two friends, attired in Army Nurse Corps seersucker hospital uniform with service cap appearing to match the ANC olive drab off-duty dress. One wears the olive drab field overcoat, the other two are holding their...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Three Women Marines on bench, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Nina Johnson Wiglesworth (far left) poses with two female coworkers on a bench in Lejeune Park, circa 1943. The women wear Women Marines' winter service dress uniform with gloves and winter cap.
    • WV0132 Nina Johnson Wiglesworth Papers
    • [June Neely Baker and friend, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • June Neely Baker (on right) poses with a fellow WAC, circa 1943. Both women wear the WAC olive-drab shirtwaist, khaki tie, and garrison cap.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [Women Mairnes learn airplane wheel assembly, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Three Marine Corps Women's Reserves, including Phyllis H. Snyder (2nd from left), work on airplane wheel assembly at Norman, Oklahoma, while a male sailor looks on, circa 1943. The Women Marines wear green work trousers and shirts.
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • [June Neely Baker and two friends, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • June Neely Baker (on left) poses with two other WAC outside the post barber shop, circa 1943. All women wear the WAC olive-drab winter uniform and matching garrison cap. Baker's sleeve insignia indicates her rank as a technician, 5th grade.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [Five WACs in front of hotel, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • June Neely Baker (2nd from left) and four fellow WACs pose in front of a hotel, circa 1943. All the women wear the WAC olive-drab winter uniform with Hobby hat.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [Three WASPs on a PT-19 airplane, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Avery (center, with helmet and goggles) poses on the wings of a PT-19 airplane with two fellow WASPs, circa 1943. The women wear men's green herringbone twill coveralls, jokingly referred to as "zoot suits."
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [ WASPs in the mud, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Avery (left) and fellow WASPs Emy and Dottie stand in the mud at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943. Emy and Dottie wear "zoot suits"; the caption by Dorothy Avery reads "Muddy - nothing to do but play."
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Dorothy Avery in flight suit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Avery poses outside barracks at Avenger Field, Texas, in a size 42 "zoot suit," circa 1943. WASPs referred to the men's green herringbone twill jumpsuit they had to wear as "zoot suits" because of their tendency to be too large.
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [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
    • [WAVES Dot and Janet at Cedar Falls, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Simpson's roommates during basic training, Dot and Janet, pose outside a building at Cedar Falls, Iowa, in 1943. The women wear the WAVES dress blue uniform and soft brimmed hat with blue cover.
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • [Three army nurses during field training, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle (center) poses with two fellow ANC members during basic training at Halloran General Hospital, Staten Island, New York, in 1943. The three women wear field uniforms with helmets and their gas masks in bags.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [ANC basic training unit, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal group photo of ANC basic training unit seated on stairs at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. Shirley Van Brakle is second from left in the back row. The nurses wear blue service uniforms with garrison caps.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers

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