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    • [Winnie Eskrigge aboard ship in Subic Bay, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • Winnie Eskrigge, in fatigues with Red Cross insignia, smiles at the camera while sitting in front of a ship's wheel while at U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Philippines, in October 1945. A serviceman can be seen behind her. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [WAVES officer's wool coat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES officer's navy blue wool double-breasted overcoat with three pairs of Navy gold buttons, belt sewn on the back, and reserve blue stripes on cuffs. This coat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • [WAVES navy trousers, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES navy blue slacks worn with the short-sleeve white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie. This uniform worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • [WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat with blue cover and navy tally with "US Navy" in gold letters across the front. Worn with interchangeable navy, white, and seersucker covers. This hat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs stand at attention in formation, probably for an inspection, circa 1943. The women wear various WAC cold weather clothing and all wear olive drab garrison caps.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [WACs standing at attention, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs stand at attention during an inspection, circa 1944. They wear the WAC wool overcoat, olive drab garrison cap, and brown leather gloves.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Marcelle Fisher and Mildred fix menus at mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-12-25
    • WACs Marcelle Fischer (right) and Mildred fix menus for Christmas dinner at the consolidated mess hall of the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in December 1943.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Halloween dinner party in WAC mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • WACs in party hats serve food to fellow WACs at a Halloween party in the mess hall at Rapid City AAB on 31 October 1943. Jack-o-lanterns and party streamers are suspended from the ceiling. Pictured are: Mildred; Stella; and Sue Burford. The WAC in...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Elaine Zeigweid in tech library, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAC Elaine Zeigweid, in WAC service uniform, sits at a desk in the tech library at Rapid City Air Force Base, circa 1943. The library also contains cushioned chairs, a table, and some shelves of books.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Navy ships in inner bay, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • View from above of the inner bay in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945, showing dozens of military ships as well as smaller traditional boats in the bay. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [28th Replacement Depot office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Two servicemen cross the dirt road in front of Esther Gilbert's office at the 28th Replacement Depot in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Three WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three WACs, including Mildred Estabrook (left) pose together outside a building. Estabrook wears the WAC officer's wool overcoat with staff sergeant insignia on the right shoulder and the olive drab service cap. The WAC in the center wears the...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Three WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three WACs pose together, circa 1944. The WAC on the left wears the WAC field jacket, dark olive drab winter service uniform skirt, and an olive drab garrison cap. The WAC in the center wears the WAC wool overcoat and garrison cap. The WAC on the...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Three WAC officers, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three WAC officers pose together outside a cinder block building, circa 1944. The WAC on the left wears the WAC wool overcoat, olive drab service cap, and brown leather handbag. The WAC in the center wears the winter service uniform with olive drab...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Three Red Cross workers and jeep in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three Red Cross workers in fatigues, including Margaret Mooney, who sits on the front bumper of a jeep, are pictured outside the ARC office in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The women appear to be wearing the WAC (Women's Army Corps) summer...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Three Biak natives with a coconut, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Three Biak citizens, one holding a coconut and a knife, stand next to a jeep driven by an American GI in April 1945. The caption in the scrapbook reads, "'Hello Joe' - coconut, 1 guilder." This is probably a reference to what the man said to sell...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • 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
    • [Red Cross club at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1945]

    • 1945
    • The exterior of the Red Cross club in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, in 1945. According to Esther Gilbert, this facility, surrounded by tropical trees, was typical of Red Cross clubs in the Pacific. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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