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    • [Students with mascot]

    • 1911
    • MSS303 Catharine Holmes Jones Scrapbooks, 1905 - 1912
    • Students pose with the 1911 mascot Moulton Avery at Guilford Battleground. Left to right: Moulton Avery, unknown, unknown, Huldah Slaughter, Sue Smith.

      This photograph is taken from a scrapbook that has been digitized separately and may be...
    • [Two Students]

    • 1910
    • MSS303 Catharine Holmes Jones Scrapbooks, 1905 - 1912
    • Cat Jones and Gladys Avery in Easter Outfits outside Spencer Residence Hall, circa 1910.

      This photograph is taken from a scrapbook that has been digitized separately and may be seen in its entirety at:...
    • [Students playing game]

    • 1911
    • MSS303 Catharine Holmes Jones Scrapbooks, 1905 - 1912
    • Woman's College students play a game outdoors, circa 1911. From left to right: Gladys Avery, Mim Moses, Susan Guion, Cat Ervin, and Annie Dodge Glenn.

      This photograph is taken from a scrapbook that has been digitized separately and may be...
    • Oral history interview with Gladys Avery Tillett, 1976 [text/print transcript]

    • 1976-06-21
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979
    • Gladys Avery Tillett (1892-1984) was a member of the Class of 1915 at State Normal and Industrial College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee, 1940-1950; co-director of Frank...
    • [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.
    • [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.
    • [Dorothy Avery beside sign, circa 1943.]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery poses beside a sign for Squadron D of the 420th Army Air Force Base Unit, circa 1943. She wears the WASP santiago blue dress uniform with trousers.
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943-05-26
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery writes about her first day as a WASP at Avenger Field. Details include the schedule, her roommate and fellow WASPs, her quarters and new wardrobe, and the 40 percent washout rate.
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943-05-27
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery describes Sweetwater, Texas, a snake disrupting their drill practice, having a morning off to clean, the possibility of starting to fly soon, the regimentation of the WASP, and planning a parade for the second graduating class.
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943-05-28
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery describes a graduation parade and the graduates' nice uniforms, their class' misfitting zoot suits, her cleaning activities, taking frequent showers because of the heat and dust, starting on flight line the following day, and worrying about...

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