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  • Description: recruiting
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    • We need you [1918]

    • 1918
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War I 1918 recruiting poster for the American Red Cross by Albert Edward Sterner. 30.5 x 40 in.
    • Volunteer for victory [circa 1941]

    • 1941
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the American Red Cross, circa 1941. Illustration by Toni Frissell features a Red Cross worker in caped uniform in front of two Red Cross flags. 21 inches x 33 inches.
    • Do your part: join the WAAC [1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) depicts a woman in uniform imposed on a photo of a WAAC unit marching in formation. 25 inches x 38 inches.
    • SPARS - serve with women's reserve - U.S. Coast Guard [circa 1943]

    • 1942
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the Coast Guard SPARs, circa 1942. Illustration by J. Valentin features a saluting SPAR imposed over imagery of a pioneer woman with a rifle defending her Conestoga wagon.
    • Become a nurse: your country needs you [1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for nurses which depicts the arms of a man in stars and stripes sleeves, probably meant to represent Uncle Sam, as he puts a nurse cap on a young woman. The model for the nurse was Weslee Price Wootten...
    • It's a woman's war too! join the WAVES [circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter depicts a WAVE operator. 28 inches x 43 inches.
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-05-13
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for officers' training school. Questions and answers explain the organization of the WAAC; how the first officers would...
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-06-24
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxillary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for the WAAC through question-and-answer format. Topics include the organization of the WAAC; general qualifications;...
    • How to serve your country in the WAVES or the SPARS [1942]

    • 1942-12-18
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Blue-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure provides detailed descriptions about the WAVES and SPARS. Topics include training; duty stations; uniform allowances; pay; and requirements for enlisted women and officers. Also includes a...
    • [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.
    • [Ruth Shaver at her desk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Ruth Shaver looks through an index card file box while sitting at her desk in Cleveland in 1943. The caption of the official Army photograph reads,"As head of the personnel department, Lt. Ruth Shaver of Norwalk, Ohio, keeps track of 150 WAAC...
    • Women! they can't do any more - but you can [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) that was stamped at a recruitment center in Trenton, New Jersey. Yellow poster is illustrated with black and white photo of crosses where American servicemen are buried. 9 inches x 12.5 inches.
    • Be a Marine…free a Marine to fight [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring a Woman Marine imposed over a scene of men in combat. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • This is our war…join the WAAC [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) in gold and brown, featuring the profile of a WAAC and the branch's insignia, Pallas Athene. 11 inches x 21 inches.
    • Enlist in the WAVES [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services) that encourages women to "release a man to fight at sea." Includes large illustration of WAVE saluting. 28 inches x 42 inches.
    • WAAC: this is my war too! [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC). Illustration by Dan V. Smith features a WAAC imposed over an American flag. 25 inches x 38 inches.

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