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    • [Willa Walker Bean, portrait photo, circa 1954]

    • 1944
    • Willa Walker wears the postwar blue outdoor uniform. On her lapel is the standard Navy Nurse Corps Insignia. She appears to have on a WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S.Navy) officer's cap which may be out of regulation.
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [Walker and fellow WAVES obverse traditional quilt making]

    • Undated
    • Walker and the other women in this photograph (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S.Navy)wear the enlisted gray pinstriped working uniform, and the regulation cap with identical cover for the gray uniform. The clear view positioning...
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • 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
    • 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
    • [U.S. and foreign servicewomen at museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1961]

    • 1961-06
    • Viola Brown Sanders (sixth from the right, with handbag) stands among a group of U.S. and foreign servicewomen admiring the artwork in a large room in Copenhagen, Denmark, where they were attending the Atlantic Treaty Association's Danish Atlantic...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [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
    • [Photograph of Private First Class Francine Fisher in South Korea, 1981]

    • 1981
    • This photograph shows Private First Class Francine Fisher in a nightclub in South Korea in 1981. Her uniform is seen with the "Tropic Lightning" badge, which signifies her involvment with the 25th Infantry Division headquartered at Schofield...
    • WV0539 Francine Ann Fisher Papers
    • [Photograph of Private First Class Francine Fisher in Korea, 1981]

    • 1981
    • This photograph shows Private First Class Francine Fisher in a night club on post while stationed in Korea in 1981. Her uniform shows the "Tropic Lightning" badge, which signifies her involvement with the 25th Infantry Division stationed at...
    • WV0539 Francine Ann Fisher Papers
    • [Photograph of Academy Winds, 2010]

    • 2010-03-29
    • This is a group photograph of Academy Winds, which is an ensemble of members of The United States Air Force Academy Band. Master Sergeant Cheryl Sizer is in the front row, first from left, holding a flute.
    • WV0543 Cheryl L. Sizer Papers
    • 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
    • [Therese M. Lambert on snowy day in Heildelberg, Germany, 1952]

    • 1952-02-13
    • Therese M. Lambert is photographed along a pathway running from the Patton Barracks to the United States Army's European command headquarters, which can be seen behind her. Lambert is dressed in a WAC wool overcoat and there is snow on the ground...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Final issue of WAVES Newsletter [May 1946]

    • 1946-05
    • The May 1946 edition, the final issue, of "The WAVES Newsletter" It contains articles of interest to members of the Women Approved for Volunteer Emergency Service. The final page contains "Headline Events April 1943-May 1946" which details the...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [ARC/ANC service cap, circa 1918]

    • 1930
    • Service cap worn by members of the Red Cross and Army Nurse Corps during World War I. The cap is upturned at the brim and cinched at the top, with a black ribbon tied in a bow around the crown. Above the bow, a Red Cross pin is affixed, which would...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • WAVES Newsletter [September 1944]

    • 1944-09
    • September 1944 edition of the WAVES Newsletter, which contains articles of interest for members of the U.S. Navy WAVES and photographs of them at work. This issue includes an account of the second WAVES anniversary celebration in Washington D.C.,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter to Charlotte Schuck from mother, 1943]

    • 1943-05-11
    • Schuck's mother writes about her other daughter, Mary, and her secretive service in communications, in which many girls are said to have had breakdowns. Mrs. Schuck asks about her daughter's new lodging and her daily activities.
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • [Red Cross workers enjoy fresh milk, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Ruth White and three co-workers enjoy glasses of fresh milk, for which they traded their liquor rations, while stationed at the Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay), Okinawa, in 1946. The women are in their quarters and sit on the bunks made for them by...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to Kay, 1945 ]

    • 1945-11-21
    • Reeves mentions an article by a "Jap student who felt Hirohito lowered himself" and says that the majority of the men felt that a military invasion should have occurred. She notes that materials are being stolen from the commissary and that Tom has...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-09-27
    • Reeves has returned from Manila, where she took many photos. She is going to a benefit gala which the president of the Philippines will be attending. Other topics include missing fresh food, the hot weather, and her Filipino workers' pay preference.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-15
    • Reeves describes the reaction to Roosevelt's death and the good news from the German front. She also describes her painting activities, room decorating, and a visit to the the impressive NCO club. She again notes that the club is closed to...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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