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    • Selective Service -- Miscellaneous 4 [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1942-1947
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • Included in this folder are Selective Service pamphlets and other material that would be of interest to servicemen and registrars. There is also an article titled “Men Without Medals” about the service of local draft board members. A copy of...
    • Anna Gove correspondence, 1943  [Anna Maria Gove Collection]

    • 1943
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • Correspondence between Dr. Anna Gove and friends, family, and colleagues. Topics include general news, a bill put forward in congress to accept women physicians (and all women) into the armed forces, and Christmas greetings.
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • For your country's sake today - for your own sake tomorrow [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the armed services. Illustration by Savage Steele depicts four women, each representing each of the military branches. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • The army nurse [March 1944]

    • 1944-03
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Volume 1, Number 3, March 1944 issue of "The Army Nurse" It contains numerous articles of interest to army medical staff such as a listing of steps to control malaria, an explanation of the opportunities offered by the Armed Forces Institute, and...
    • Coconut journal [1944]

    • 1944-12-24
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Two-page newsletter primarily containing information on the Pacific and European Theatres and the American homefront.

      Two-page newsletter primarily containing information on the Pacific and European Theatres and the American homefront....
    • French telegraph form [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • An Expeditionary Force Message [EFM] blank telegraph form for Allied troops serving in France, circa 1945. Armed Forces members could choose up to three of 356 phrases in 10 categories such as "health"money" and "war damage." Use instructions...
    • Recognition Day -- Printed -- Programs 1 [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1946
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • Several copies of the November 6, 1946 Recognition Day program are included in this folder. The event was designed to welcome Armed Forces veterans who returned from the war and to serve as a memorial to those who died. The program lists the...
    • [Jean Moore Fasse on inspection tour, 1948]

    • 1948
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Jean Fasse walking in front of two officers during an inspection tour in Mannheim, Germany, in 1948. An armed guard and a crowd of civilians can be seen in the background.
    • It's a big decision [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure calls for women to serve their country in the armed forces in the post-World War II era. Briefly describes the opportunities that the services offer; the nine branches that women could choose to join;...
    • Share service for freedom [1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Korean War era recruiting poster for the armed forces. Blue and red poster text lists WAC, WAF, WAVE, Marine, Nurses, and Women's Medical Specialist Corps. 11 inches x 14 inches.
    • [Wedding photo of Barbara Snead and husband, circa 1954]

    • 1954-01-23
    • WV0490 Barbara S. Snead Papers
    • This is a wedding snapshot of Barbara Snead. Snead wears the blue dress service uniform of the United States Air Force. The patch located below her shoulder indicates the rank of airman first class. She also wears the traditional symbol of the...
    • [Barbara Snead and husband, 1954]

    • 1954-02
    • WV0490 Barbara S. Snead Papers
    • This photograph is a studio portrait of Barbara Snead and her husband Waylon. Snead wears the U.S. Air Force dress uniform. On her lapel is traditional circular symbol of the U.S. Armed Forces. The patch on her shoulder indicates the rank of airman...
    • [U.S. and foreign servicewomen in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1961]

    • 1961-06
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • U.S. and foreign servicewomen walk past what appears to be Fredriksborg Palace outside Copenhagen, Denmark, where they were attending the Atlantic Treaty Association's Danish Atlantic Association conference on "The Importance of Women in the NATO...
    • [Miss Armed Forces pageant judges, 1966]

    • 1966
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Possibly the four male and one female judge of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, held at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia in 1966.
    • [Carol Johnson wins Miss Armed Forces, 1966]

    • 1966
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Carol Alban Johnson, in her Army uniform, is handed a bouquet of roses as winner of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant. She is surrounded by three uniformed finalists from other branches, including an African American Marine and representatives...
    • [Carol Johnson, Miss Armed Forces 1966]

    • 1966
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Carol Alban Johnson, holding a bouquet of roses and wearing the "Miss Armed Forces 1966" sash over her uniform, poses with an unidentified U.S. Navy captain.
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants walk abreast, 1966]

    • 1966
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966 Carol Alban Johnson (center) and finalists from the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Marines, walk side-by-side down the sidewalk in front of the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia.

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