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    • Women in the Air Force [circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 12-page recruiting brochure recruiting women for careers in the Women in the Air Force (WAF), circa 1950s. Includes mention of basic training, career opportunities, training and education, social life and potential for travel, uniforms, and other...
    • A great field for a woman [1975]

    • 1975
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 15-page color recruiting brochure for the Air National Guard, printed in 1975. Primarily focuses on the ability to learn career skills by joining the ANG, and includes a list of career options and annual salaries by rank. 16 pages.
    • Educational opportunities, exciting jobs [1970]

    • 1970-11
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 16-page recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Corps, published in November 1970. The cover features a photo of a WAC in a service uniform, and the brochure is illustrated throughout with color photographs of WACs performing various jobs,...
    • Young ladies: college juniors [circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 1950s recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) targeting college women for the U.S. Army's 4 week orientation program. According to the text, enrollees will get "a Preview of an Executive career as an Officer in the Women's Army Corps."...
    • An outstanding date...the day you join the Navy Nurse Corps [1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A 4- page, bi-fold 1950 recruiting pamphlet for the Navy Nurse Corps which emphasizes the benefits of a "planned" career in naval nursing, including opportunities for post-graduate studies, training in a medical specialization, a structured pay...
    • [Female officers perform the flag folding ceremony, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • A folded flag is passed to Captain Jennifer Suarez from a first lieutenant at the retirement ceremony of Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus, circa 2005. The women represent two of Wirkus' five ranks during her air force career.
    • [Letter from Governor Paul Laxalt to Lee Wilson, 1969]

    • 1969-05-23
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • A one-page typed letter from Nevada Governor Paul Laxalt to Lee Wilson, congratulating her on her military service in Vietnam, and offering her assistance in beginning her career. Laxalt mistakenly refers to Wilson as a man; he later sent a letter...
    • [Store window display]

    • Undated
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • A store window display, advertising the WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps].
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-25
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes a Christmastime letter to her parents discussing promotions and a potential career move into recruiting. LaPlante is mildly distressed about relations with Doug and expresses disappointment in her ranking.
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1943]

    • 1943-01-22
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes her parents discussing her work and living situation in Charlotte, North Carolina. LaPlante writes about recruiting young women and her experience representing the WAAC on air at the local radio station, WBT in Charlotte....
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the challenges of life in the WAAC. She discusses exams and a peer-rating system her platoon uses. She also provides information about her schedule and expenses.
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1943-09-25
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the difficulties she is facing in regards to her work and ranking. LaPlante is disappointed with her assignment in Intermediate Officers' School, and speaks of her desire to be out of the corps. LaPlante...
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents discussing daily life in the service. She describes her relations with the other women she works with as well as the fit of her uniform.
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante profile]

    • 1942-10-18
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante as a WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] company officer, at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, October 18, 1942.
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante, Boomtown]

    • 1943-01
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante in Boomtown, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, wearing the WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] officers' wool overcoat. Caption for photograph:"Twelfth co.[company] third regt.[regiment]"
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante receives commission ceremony]

    • 1942-10-17
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante outdoor ceremony where LaPlante receives commission. Caption on back of photograph: O.C.[officer candidate] Sears becomes a third officer; second louie[lieutenant] is the preferred title. Oct. 17, 1942."
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante WAC training]

    • Undated
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante standing in front of sign for the Second Division WAC[Women's Army Corps] T.C.[training command] Cantonment Area, in Daytona Beach, Florida.
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante]

    • 1942-10-18
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) summer uniform, October 18, 1942, with salute-bars on shoulders, indicating LaPlante is commissioned. Caption on back of photograph:"Oh deu golden bars! October 18, 1942"
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante]

    • 1944-05-06
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAC[Women's Army Corps] winter service uniform, with an Army Air Force patch on the sleeve and Air Force branch pins on the labels. Unidentifiable insignia on the shoulders. May 6, 1944.

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