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    • WAAC welcome [1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • 4 page typed newsletter welcoming women to the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in 1942. Contains information on uniforms, orientation, and classification, in addition to the words to 13 WAAC songs.
    • Gradual (Graduale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • A Gradual contains the appropriate antiphons of a mass sung by the choir of the Latin Church on Sundays and special holidays. The text was furnished largely by the 150 Psalms and the Canticles of the Old and New Testaments. The superb example of...
    • [Group of WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A group of WACs from Rapid City Army Air Base appears to pose in the back of a military vehicle, circa 1944. Mildred Estabrook is back row, center, in sunglasses. The WACs wear a variety of service and civilian clothing, including head wraps,...
    • [WACs with duffel bags, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A group of WACs pose around a pile of duffel bags, circa 1944. The WACs wear the service uniform with garrison caps.
    • [WAACs marching, 1943]

    • 1943-03
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A long double-file line of WAACs, many both carrying and wearing coats, march down a snow-cover street at Fort Custer, Michigan, in early 1943. The photo, taken from overhead, also shows portions of the base and several military vehicles in the...
    • [Janet Beckey at work in Heidelberg, Germany, 1952]

    • 1952
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • A photograph of WAC Janet Beckey at work at her desk at the U.S. Army Europe headquarters in 1952. Beckey worked under the supervision of Therese M. Lambert in Heidelberg, Germany. Beckey is dressed in a WAC service uniform worn with out a jacket.
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A room full of WACs, including women in civilian clothing, read from sheet music at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota, circa 1943. They are led in singing by a WAC and piano accompanist.
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A room of WACs, including some in civilian clothing, are led in singing by a WAC and a piano accompanist, circa 1943, while at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota. Servicemen play pool in the background.
    • [WACs dine, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A table of WACs, all wearing the winter service uniform with army air forces insignia on the right shoulder, eat a meal at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota circa 1943.
    • [WACs celebrate Halloween in the mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A table of WACs, both in and out of uniform, celebrate Halloween in the mess hall of Rapid City (South Dakota) Army Air Base in 1943.
    • [WACs drill at Rapid City Army Air Base, 1943]

    • 1943-09
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A unit of WACs march in formation down a dirt road during a drill at Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in September 1943. The women wear the WAC winter service uniform, some with the light-khaki "pink" skirt.
    • [WAC with lieutenant at desk, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A WAC identified as Margaret stands and speaks with Lieutenant Verner L. Billdt at his desk at Rapid City Air Force Base, circa 1943. She appears to be taking notes on a pad of paper and is dressed in the WAC winter service uniform with staff...
    • [WAC on mail duty, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A WAC stands with a U.S. Mail bag while looking at letters pulled from the mail drop, circa 1943. The photo was probably taken at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota.
    • Europe at war

    • 1914
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • A war time edition of the Janesville, Wis. Daily Gazette covering how World War I began in Europe. Maps of the world, Europe, and warring nations are included.
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (S.S. Byron)]

    • 1904-07-24
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is unhappy because he realizes that he is hurting Metcalfe by his firm decision to keep his word to Andree. He asks why she didn't understand when he told her at the start that they could not marry. He loves her but doesn't want to give her...
    • Oral history interview with Audrey Knyrim Mattern, 1999

    • 1999-12-21
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • Chiefly documents Audrey Knyrim Mattern's early life in the coal community of Hazelton, Pennsylvania, and her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II.

      Mattern discusses her family and childhood in Hazelton in the...
    • [Captain Naomi Scully at desk, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Commanding Officer Captain Naomi Scully works at her desk at Rapid City Air Force Base, circa 1943. She is wearing the WAC khaki service uniform shirt and tie and a civilian cardigan.
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Brister, 1999

    • 1999-11-05
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Documents Brister's experiences in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and her work in army intelligence in the 1950s and 1960s.

      Brister details her father's experiences in World War I and in the engineering field; the Great...

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