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  • Date: from 1942 - 1943
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    • [Women's Army Auxiliary Corps khaki uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps second pattern khaki summer uniform with four plastic buttons, two pocket flaps, two slash pockets, enlisted "U.S." disc on right collar, and enlisted Pallas Athene disc on left collar. Does not have belt or passants....
    • [Irja Miriam Ripatte, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0351 Irja Miriam Ripatte Scrapbook
    • Headshot of Irja Miriam Ripatte wearing a WAVES service dress blue uniform and soft brimmed enlisted cap.
    • [The reviewship party]

    • 1942-10-07
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Caption on back of the photograph reads "the reviewship party, with six unnamed individuals, ends its inspection, at Fort DesMoines, Iowa, October 7, 1942."
    • [Boomtown Fort Des Moines]

    • 1942-09-26
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Caption on back of the photograph:"Agnes Tuiemau and Lois Wilen in front of the home of two WAACs auxiliaries, Boomtown Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on September 26, 1942. The photograph was taken on a Sunday walk."
    • [WAAC in uniform]

    • 1942-10-07
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • 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"
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante]

    • 1942-10-18
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) summer uniform, October 18, 1942, with salute-bars on shoulders, indicating LaPlante is commissioned. Caption on back of photograph:"Oh deu golden bars! October 18, 1942"
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante receives commission ceremony]

    • 1942-10-17
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante outdoor ceremony where LaPlante receives commission. Caption on back of photograph: O.C.[officer candidate] Sears becomes a third officer; second louie[lieutenant] is the preferred title. Oct. 17, 1942."
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante profile]

    • 1942-10-18
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante as a WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] company officer, at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, October 18, 1942.
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante, Boomtown]

    • 1943-01
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante in Boomtown, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, wearing the WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] officers' wool overcoat. Caption for photograph:"Twelfth co.[company] third regt.[regiment]"
    • [Recruitment trip]

    • 1943-06
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Caption on back of photograph:"Dykstra, McLarry, June '43, cruit trip"
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante recruitment trip]

    • 1943-06
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Caption on back of photograph:"Loot[lieutenant] Sears in the Recon with McLarry holding banner circuit trip, June '43"
    • [Coworkers on recruitment trip]

    • 1943-06
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Caption on back of photograph:"McLarry, Dykstra, dismounted, June '43"
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents discussing daily life in the service. She describes her relations with the other women she works with as well as the fit of her uniform.
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the challenges of life in the WAAC. She discusses exams and a peer-rating system her platoon uses. She also provides information about her schedule and expenses.
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-25
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes a Christmastime letter to her parents discussing promotions and a potential career move into recruiting. LaPlante is mildly distressed about relations with Doug and expresses disappointment in her ranking.
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1943]

    • 1943-01-22
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes her parents discussing her work and living situation in Charlotte, North Carolina. LaPlante writes about recruiting young women and her experience representing the WAAC on air at the local radio station, WBT in Charlotte....
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1943-09-25
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the difficulties she is facing in regards to her work and ranking. LaPlante is disappointed with her assignment in Intermediate Officers' School, and speaks of her desire to be out of the corps. LaPlante...
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1943]

    • 1943-11-08
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • LaPlante writes a letter to her parents mentioning recent leave spent at a beach in Florida, and a subsequent train journey to Air Service Command at Patterson Field in Ohio. LaPlante writes about her desires for her impending assignment. Also...
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1943]

    • 1943-11-13
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • LaPlante writes to her parents about her living situation in Ohio, her new roommate. LaPlante discusses her new position in public relations and the publicity materials she is producing. LaPlante speaks of airplanes seen on a recent trip to...

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