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    • [DAR scrapbook, 1943]

    • 1943
    • DAR Scrapbooks Collection
    • This scrapbook contains hundreds of clippings from the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record that were notices of enlistments, graduations, promotions, transfers, casualties, furloughs, everyday life and entertainment in war times,...
    • [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, 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...
    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 1943]

    • 1943-03-14
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • Rice, now in Africa, tells of her visits to Casablanca, Dakar, and Freetown on her way to her latest destination. She discusses money matters, and that she had been Camp Kilmer, N.J., before departing the States.
    • [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...
    • [Three WASPs on a PT-19 airplane, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • 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."
    • [Dorothy Avery beside a plane, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery, in WASP flight suit and seat-type parachute, stands beside a plane at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943. Of the parachute, the back of the photo says, "Boy, that's heavy."
    • [ WASPs in the mud, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • 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."
    • [Dorothy Avery in flight suit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • 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.
    • [WASPs sunbathe beside a barracks, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • WASPs at Avenger Field, Texas, lie out beside barracks, circa 1943. The caption by Dorothy Avery reads, "a day of rain - a day of rest."
    • [Five WASPs in work suits, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery (bottom left) and four other WASPs in "zoot suits" pose together outside a barracks at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943.
    • [Dorothy Avery, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery poses in her WASP trainee dress "General's white" uniform of a white blouse and khaki trousers, circa 1943.
    • [WASPs pass in review, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Units of WASPs march in formation for a pass in review on the tarmac at Avenger Field in Texas, circa 1943. Rows of airplanes are parked on the tarmac and chairs have been set up for attendees to watch the event.
    • [Dorothy Avery in flight suit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • WASP Dorothy Avery, wearing a "zoot suit" and holding a helmet, stands beside a structure at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943.
    • [WASPs at parade rest, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Units of WASPs stand at parade rest in front of airplanes on the tarmac at Avenger Field in Texas, circa 1943.

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