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    • [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.
    • [Doris Wofford Armenaki, circa 1945]

    • 1944
    • WV0079 Doris Wofford Armenaki Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Formal portrait of Doris Armenaki in Army Nurse Corps uniform in 1944 or 1945.
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • [Elaine Zeigweid in tech library, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • WAC Elaine Zeigweid, in WAC service uniform, sits at a desk in the tech library at Rapid City Air Force Base, circa 1943. The library also contains cushioned chairs, a table, and some shelves of books.
    • [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,...
    • [Group portrait of WAC unit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Group portrait of a WAC unit at Fort Des Moines or Fort Custer, circa 1943. Marcelle Fischer is on the far left of the second row from the bottom. Listed as also pictured are officers Margery C. Hawley, Lois [Burlingame?], Charlotte R. Due, and...
    • [Halloween dinner party in WAC mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • WACs in party hats serve food to fellow WACs at a Halloween party in the mess hall at Rapid City AAB on 31 October 1943. Jack-o-lanterns and party streamers are suspended from the ceiling. Pictured are: Mildred; Stella; and Sue Burford. The WAC in...
    • [Howard Coble photograph album, 1941-1952]

    • 1941-1952
    • MSS275 Congressman J. Howard Coble Papers, 1984-2014
    • Photograph album containing images of Representative Howard Coble's friends and family, inclduing vacation photographs, home and school life, and several images of Europe during World War II.
    • [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.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her mother, 1945]

    • 1945-04-27
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck thinks the war in Europe will be over soon, but is not anxious to return home after seeing how badly nurses are needed in the Philippines and feeling like she is contributing to the war effort. She also describes her recent activities with...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-09
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has learned that the war has ended in Europe, has listened to a speech from President Truman, and hopes the war will end on the Pacific front soon. She is hopeful for Louis' quick release.
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-02-20
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall, now stationed in Gloucestershire, England, has been ill but is recovering. She expects to move to the continent, perhaps following the army of occupation, and remain in Europe for at least a year, based on news reports. She also mentions...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her mother, 1945]

    • 1945-08-02
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Reeves describes the two new canteens opening on base. She writes that Tom has two new officers, describes mangos and the clothing of local children, and mentions Betty's fiancee's transfer from Europe to the Pacific.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fischer to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-08
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer notes her unit has been preparing for inspection, her auxiliary class is the first to complete the four weeks of basic training in only three, she has not received all of her uniforms, likes being kept busy, and is about to march in her...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to a Miss Herzog, 4 February 1943]

    • 1943-02-04
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer begins the letter with a short, overly formal joke note. She then describes the busy schedule of a WAAC and jokes about the rumor that WAACs serve only to find a husband. Much of the letter is sarcastic commentary about her social life,...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her mother, 1943]

    • 1943-01-27
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer, probably now stationed at Fort Custer, Michigan, discusses catching as cold that has been going around, attending a dance at Battle Creek, working in the file department, and going on a date to celebrate her birthday.

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