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    • [Dorothy Jordan at crosswalk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • Dorothy Jordan in MP uniform stands beside a stop sign at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, 1944-1945. The photo was displayed in a store in her hometown of Bronx, New York, encouraging support for local men and women in service.
    • [Elsie Prevatte Picket signing document, 1962]

    • 1962-04-14
    • WV0462 Elsie Prevatte Pickett Papers
    • WAC Elsie Prevatte Pickett, seated at a desk, prepares to sign document on 14 April 1962. The desk appears to belong to Brigadier General B.E. Powell. According to the caption on the back of the photo, Prevatte, as Post Entertainment Officer and...
    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • Oral history interview with Emma Dale Newell Love, 1999

    • 1999-06-4
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • Primarily documents Emma Newell Love's service in France as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946.


      Love discusses her reasons for choosing to join the WAC; her parents' reactions; basic and overseas training; boredom...
    • [Postcard of Robert Taber]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Black and white photographic postcard of Robert Taber (1865-1904). Photo is attributed to Lizzie Caswell Smith and is a stock London Rotory Photo. The postcard has a divided back and has the instructions 'For Inland Postage Only This Space May Now...
    • [WAC foot locker arrangement at Ft. Myers, Florida, 1945]

    • 1945-04-18
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Photo shows the proper arrangement of a foot locker, taken April 18, 1945. Socks and other items are rolled tightly in the bottom left, while the bottom right compartment contains gloves, ties, and hats are stacked separately. In the top...
    • [Service Club dance, 1945]

    • 1945-10-25
    • WV0075 Ruby Morgan Sheridan Papers
    • Overhead photo of couples dancing at Service Club #2 at Camp Rucker in Dothan, Alabama, on October 25, 1945.
    • [WACs listen to radio, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • Official army photo of Emma Dale Love (left) and three fellow WACs listen to the radio while stationed in France, 1944. One of the WACs, who wears an engagement ring, is also fixing her hair.
    • [WACs in Franklin Square House Tea Room, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • Publicity photo of WACs dining in the tea room at Franklin Square House, the hotel which served as their barracks in Boston, in 1944. Mildred Curtis Scott is seated at the table in the foreground, second from the left.
    • [WACs  in Franklin Square House quarters, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • Publicity photo of Mildred Curtis Scott (seated third from left) and 7 other WACs in her room at the Franklin Square House in Boston, 1944. Two of the women wear their seersucker uniforms, while the others are in olive drab with no head cover.
    • [Third Recruit Battalion, Platoon 21-A, 1954]

    • 1954-01-27
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Photo of the Women Marines Third Recruit Battalion Platoon 21-A, the Battalion Honor Platoon, at Parris Island, South Carolina, on 27 January 1954. Joan R. Kammer Horton is in the last row, third from left. In the front row are Staff Sergeant C.I....
    • [Henderson Hall softball team, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • Group photo of the Marine Corps Women's Reserves Headquarters softball team at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, circa 1946. Margaret Helen "June" Crowel stands in the back row on the far right.
    • [WACs in front of current events display, 1953]

    • 1953
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Ruth V. Payne Brown (left) and a fellow WAC pose in front of a current events display focusing on the worldwide battle against "Red" Communists for a public relations photo during basic training at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1953. Both women wear the...
    • [WACs shopping at PX, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Ruth V. Payne Brown and a fellow WAC pose for a public relations photo while looking at a bathing suit in the post exchange (PX), circa 1960. The women wear the WAC green cord uniform and matching garrison cap.
    • [Members of WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment with trophies, 1943]

    • 1943-07-30
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • Florence S. Weil (center) and four other members of WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment, stand outside their orderly room at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, with trophies they won in tennis and badminton tournaments. The women wear the WAC khaki summer uniform...
    • [Portrait of Adelaide Murphy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0240 Adelaide Murphy Papers
    • Portrait of Adelaide Murphy, circa 1944, in Marines' summer seersucker uniform with bell crown hat. Photo by Bradford Bachrach.
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Irene Parsons sits with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at the...
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Irene Parsons shakes hands with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at...
    • [Street in Yokohama, Japan, in 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A view from above of a street in Yokohama, Japan, in late 1945, showing rubble and buildings damaged by air raids. There are many people in the street, including a large number of U.S. sailors. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Jean MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owen, 1945]

    • 1945-12-18
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Jean Marie MacArthur, wife of General Douglas MacArthur, christens the USS Gary Owen, a Red Cross canteen ship, in Tokyo Bay on 18 December 1945. The official ARC caption reads "Mrs. Douglas MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owens, a Red Cross...

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