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    • The story of you in navy blue [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • 45-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944. Included are illustrated job descriptions; an illustrated day-in-the-life of a WAVE; a question and answer section; an index of recruiting stations; as well as details of recruit school...
    • WAVES song lyrics [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • 6 typed, mimeographed pages containing the lyrics to WAVES songs, circa 1945. Songs include "WAVES of the Navy"The Duration and Six Months"Ginny the Ninny"WAVES of America"We are the Women's Reserve" and "Bell Bottom Skirts."
    • Certificate of appreciation [1986]

    • 1986-06-20
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • A certificate of appreciation presented to Wendy Gellert, from Captain B.A. Butcher, for service in the seventy-fifth anniversary of United States Naval Aviation.
    • [Class of WACs at MacDill Airfield, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • A class of WACs pose for a photo at MacDill Airfield Base in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. They all wear the WAC summer service uniform with air force patch on the sleeve and matching garrison cap. Heyer is in the back row, fourth from the left.
    • WAC songbook [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0309 Norma L. Harris Collection, 1943 - 1948
    • A collection of songs for members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) published at Fort Des Moines, Iowa. There are 57 songs printed on 26 pages." Many of the WAC songs are modified versions of existing songs that make use of famous tunes, such as...
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at dock, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • A female Marine, likely Jane Beetham Jones, walks near a dock, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines summer service uniform and matching garrison cap. A ship can be seen in the background and bicycles are parked near the water.
    • [Army nurses at thermal region in Rotorua, New Zealand, 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • A group of Army nurses at the thermal region in Rotorua, New Zealand, in 1942. They are attired in dark-colored overcoats with matching garrison caps and oxford shoes. The background of the photo is shrouded in a cloud from the thermals. Writing on...
    • [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.
    • [North Island Fleet Air Photo Lab, 1970]

    • 1970
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • A Group portrait of the United States Navy's Fleet Air Photo Lab, located in San Diego, California. Wendy Gellert, located fourth from the right, sits next to one of the commanding officers. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, with white...

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