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  • Description: recruitment
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    • 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.
    • Women's Army Corps newsletter, July 1943]

    • 1943-07
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • A United States Women's Army Corps [WAC] Newsletter. Articles include information about various WAC publications, proper nutrition, information on WAC director Oveta Culp Hobby, WAC recruitment practices, and enlistment standards.
    • Bessie L. Herbert photo album

    • 1943-1944
    • WV0303 Bessie L. Herbert Photograph Album, 1943-1944
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • Facts about...SPARS [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure that provides detailed descriptions about the benefits of joining the SPARs. Topics include the purpose of the Coast Guard; the meaning of "SPAR" and how women fit into the Coast Guard; uniforms; pay;...
    • Be an Air WAC! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Fifteen-page black and white recruitment booklet for the Air WAC, subtitled "Attention! Women of America! The Army Air Forces Needs You!" circa 1944. Topics include: Army Air Forces jobs for women, pay, benefits, basic training, qualifications, and...
    • The opportunity of your life is in the Women's Army Corps [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Nineteen-page, black and white (with color cover) recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, circa 1944. The booklet uses the experiences and photographs of several actual WACs to address topics such as off-duty time, medical jobs, army...
    • Someone to be proud of: your daughter in the WAC [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Fourteen-page, illustrated black and white recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, 1944. A message from Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby, Director of the WAC, is on the inside cover. Topics in the booklet include a brief history of the WAC;...
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Catherine Cox to Bob, 1944]

    • 1944-09-14
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968
    • Kay Cox describes the difficulty of training three new recruits, an amusing visit from an officer, and the army's ever changing recruitment policies. She reprimands Bob for a depressing comment in a previous letter and confirms their mutual...
    • WAC newsletter [April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Six page, black and white WAC Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 9, for April 1945. On the cover is a photo of WACs throwing darts at a photo of Hitler in a ruined building in Verdun, France. Emma Newell Love is pictured far right. The publication contains a...
    • A new horizon for women [1948]

    • 1948
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Thirty page tri-color recruitment booklet for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force, published in 1948. The booklet is illustrated throughout with black and white photos of WACs and WAFs. Topics include: the importance of a peacetime army, the role...
    • Fashioned for you [1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Fourteen-page color recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, illustrated with drawings and focusing on WAC uniforms. Other topics include WAC travel, training, and entry requirements.
    • Pearsall plan to save our schools

    • 1956
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • In response to the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education (1954), which declared racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional, North Carolina enacted legislation, known as the Pearsall Plan allowing students to...
    • Chart your future as a navy officer [1956]

    • 1956
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • This recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, illustrated with pictures, provides information for potential officers, including career opportunities, leisure activities, budget planning, uniforms, and qualifications.
    • Red, white and you in navy blue [1957]

    • 1957
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • This fold-out recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Navy WAVES, printed in red, white and light blue, is written in a question and answer format. Topics include becoming an officer, education opportunities, marriage and femininity, and base amenities.
    • Selected for success [circa 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • This color illustrated recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps (WAC), circa 1962, provides information for potential officers, including: the history of the WAC, training, career opportunities, travel, and day-to-day activities.
    • A new career...U.S. Army Nurse Corps [1963]

    • 1963
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Color, 22-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1963. Testimonials from army nurses are featured. Topics include training, career opportunities, education, social life, and eligibility. A fold-out shows color photos...

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