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    • [Bonnie James Baxter in working uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bonnie James Baxter poses in front of a tree wearing the SPARs gray and white seersucker working uniform, matching garrison cap, and black leather gloves, circa 1944. Her sleeve insignia identifies her as a Storekeeper, 2nd Class.
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [Coast Guard SPAR winter blue uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Coast Guard SPAR enlisted winter blue uniform, including tailored navy blue wool blouse with distinctive rounded collar with SPARs insignia, four blue plastic Coast Guard buttons, and embroidered Coast Guard shield on lower right sleeve, circa...
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • [Diane Kay Corcoran working in the hospital, Long Binh, Vietnam]

    • 1970
    • Diane Kay Corcoran working in an operating room at the 24th Evacuation Hospital in Long Binh, Vietnam, ca. 1970. Visible on her uniform are the Army Nurse Corps insignia and the U.S. Army Vietnam military patch.
    • WV0526 Diane Kay Corcoran Papers
    • [Diary of Audrey Meyers, 1944-1945]

    • 1944
    • Audrey Meyers (1924-1992) served in the Women's Army Corps from 1944-1945. In her diary, she discusses her basic training at Fort Des Moines in Iowa, her daily life working as a medical technician at Halloran General Hospital in New York City, and...
    • WV0151 Audrey Meyers Diary
    • [Group photograph featuring Ensign Elizabeth Taggart, 1983]

    • 1983
    • This group photograph features Ensign Elizabeth Taggart and her peers in their Summer White Service uniforms while working at the Navy Regional Data Automation Center in Washington, D.C., in 1983.
    • WV0542 Elizabeth Taggart Papers
    • [Idelle Singletary with unidentified sailors]

    • Undated
    • Idelle Singletary stands between two sailors from the United States Navy. Singletary wears a Red Cross summer uniform, with matching overseas cap. Her footwear is likely to be oxford working shoes.
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • [Katie S. King at Tuskegee Institute, 1964]

    • 1964
    • Photo of Katie S. King at Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, where she was working towards a bachelor of science degree in nursing, in 1964. King wears a white nurses' uniform and cap and carries two brown leather bags.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-04
    • Pozyck has just received lots of letters. She is working in an orthopedic ward with army nurses and native Filipinos. She notes the poverty of the native people, the frequent rain, and her gear being constantly damp.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02
    • Phillips discusses receiving her uniform, cleaning duty and a surprise first inspection, moving to "Boom town" barracks soon, and working very hard but looking forward to free time on Sunday.
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips 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 Glory Hancock to Sylva(" 27 September 1918 ]

    • 1918-09-27
    • Glory Hancock expresses a desire for the war to come to a close as she is exhausted from working so hard. She requests a pair of brown shoes and states that she misses American cooking.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock, 1918]

    • 1918
    • Glory Hancock writes from France, but notes the possibility of moving at any time. She talks about working early in the morning and mentions visiting Don when he returns from leave.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-03-18
    • Marshall is currently working in the scarlet fever ward, which she notes is very different civilian nursing. She also mentions hemming her uniforms while listening to the radio, getting vaccines, and nurses that have contracted measles and mumps.
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-26
    • Reeves, who is still working on dolls for a wedding cake, explains the drop in patronage at the club and her concerns about the high ARC turnover rate in her area.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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