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  • Description: Service,
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    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • A group of three WACs and three soldiers pose in a street in Paris on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Also pictured (left to right) are: Stephenson, Polly, Kent, Salz, Shearer, Ruth Shaver, and Perks.
    • [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...
    • [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.
    • Women's Army Corps newsletter, July 1943]

    • 1943-07
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • A United States Women's Army Corps [WAC] Newsletter. Articles include information about various WAC publications, proper nutrition, information on WAC director Oveta Culp Hobby, WAC recruitment practices, and enlistment standards.
    • [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.
    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall Papers
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • Oral history interview with Anne E. Horney Boehmer, 2011

    • 2011-03-01
    • WV0508 Anne E. Horney Boehmer Papers
    • Anne Boehmer speaks of her early life, military service, and the military service of her siblings.

      Boehmer discusses her experiences during the service, the experience of one of her brothers who was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison...
    • [Army Nurse Corps taupe raincoat, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • Army Nurse Corps taupe nylon-rayon raincoat with belt and removable hood. The coat was also worn by members of the Women's Army Corps. Worn by Mattie Donnell Hicks in the 1950s.
    • [Army Nurse Corps taupe overcoat, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • Army Nurse Corps taupe overcoat with large rounded collar, two pockets, shoulder straps with gold buttons, and four pairs of gold embossed buttons. The coat matched the "Hattie Carnegie" taupe uniform designed in 1950 and was also worn by members...
    • [Certificates and awards]

    • 1966-1967
    • Cone 10087 Guilford County Medical Society Collection
    • Awards from the Auxiliary to the Medical Society of the State of North Carolina given to the Guilford County branch for first place in community service, first place for mental health, and ""Rainbow of Service"" for the organization year 1966-1967.
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Bagby Battenfeld, 2010

    • 2010-09-22
    • WV0499 Barbara Bagby Battenfeld Oral History
    • Barbara Bagby Battenfeld discusses her early life, military service, and life after her service. She also notes topics such as women's roles in the military, her work experiences within the WAVES and outside of the military, and expresses her...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Brown Jester, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-22
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Betty Brown Jester (1910-1994) was a member of the Class of 1931 of the North Carolina College for Women, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was manager of the bookstore from 1931-1945, Alumnae Association President in 1947,...

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