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    • Woman's place in war: women's army corps [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 30 page illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps. Topics include the 239 occupations for women in the WAC; ability to choose stations; and women in the air, ground and service forces.
    • The WAC with the Army Ground Forces [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 32-page two-tone illustrated recruiting booklet for the Women's Army Corps, 1944. Primarily describes the jobs available for women in the ground forces and provides brief biographies of women who have joined.
    • 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.
    • [Destroyed building, Manila, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A building and automobile presumably destroyed by bombing in Manila, Philippines, as photographed by Red Cross worker Esther Gilbert while on leave in October 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Biak natives, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A group of four Biak natives, three adults and a child, as seen along a road in April 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Red Cross workers at Stuartholme school, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A group of Red Cross workers pose on the steps of Stuartholme, a Catholic school for girls in Brisbane, Australia, that served as home of the 42nd General Hospital in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Ship in Subic Bay, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A large military ship sails in Subic Bay, Philippines, in October 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Outdoor theater, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A newly constructed outdoor theater at the Navy installation in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The theater has a stage on which a movie screen hangs, benches for seating, and a crude elevated projection room. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • From these...tomorrow [WGBG radio broadcast]

    • 1946-04-21
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A script from a special Easter radio drama addressing faith and spirituality following World War II broadcast by the Army Air Forces BTC-10/ORD in 1946.
    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • [Queen Street Red Cross Cafe in Brisbane, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A shot from across Queen Street of the Australian Red Cross Cafe in Brisbane, as seen in late 1944. Groups of servicemen linger out front, and a banner above it reads, "Red Cross, Give Often, Give Now." (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [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.
    • [ANC nurse in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • A U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse, a friend of Betty Godin, sits on a fence in India, circa 1944.
    • [Street in Yokohama, Japan, in 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A view from above of a street in Yokohama, Japan, in late 1945, showing rubble and buildings damaged by air raids. There are many people in the street, including a large number of U.S. sailors. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).

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