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Description: Five women walking up a flight of stairs dressed in civilian clothing and carrying suitcases reporting for duty as WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emer...

Date: 1944-04-02 

Description: A man reading a document with two women observing, one of whom is a WAC (Women's Army Corp), at the First Congregational church, 1609 University Avenue.

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Description: Five women dressed in WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) uniforms saluting and carrying suitcases, probably at the University of Wiscon...

Date: 1865-04-11 

Description: Front of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commission f...

Date: 1950-05-04 

Description: Lucille Colt, a bank clerk and member of the WAC medical corps in World War II, presents an inscribed gavel to Harrison L. Garner, a board member who was r...

Date: 1945-02 

Description: A female flight nurse during flight training with patients. She leans over the patient in a bunk bed to place a mask. The student is wearing a heavy leathe...

Date: 1966 

Description: Propaganda photograph released by the Vietnam News Agency-Hanoi on March 10, 1966. It was received by the National Coordinating Committee against the War...

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Description: Stacy Jalowitz in MOPP (Mission Oriented Protective Posture) #4 suit, including gas mask, during the Persian Gulf War.

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WAVES Bugler

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Description: WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) bugler, dressed in WAVES uniform, playing bugle on a staircase.

Date: 1945-02 

Description: Gwen Jensen, a female flight nurse, poses for a photograph during flight training at Alameda Naval Air Strip. In an anoxic faint chamber, used to simulate...

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Description: Six female flight nurses pose outdoors. The women wear bathing suits and hold life vests around their necks at the at Alameda Naval Air Strip during Aquati...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Flight nurse Gwen Jensen is posed with her father, during her last hours before leaving U.S. soil at Alameda Navy Landing Strip. She is sitting close to he...

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Description: WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in uniform marching in snow.

Date: 1958 

Description: 26th of July Movement soldiers including Raúl Castro and Vilma Espin rest by a rocky cliff-side in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution.

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Nurse Sleeping

Date: 1945-04 

Description: A nurse sleeping at battle stations aboard the USS "Relief" in the China Sea. The nurse is wearing a jumpsuit and has a piece of cloth tied in her hair. Sh...

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Nurse in Scrub Room

Date: 1945-03 

Description: United States Army nurse, Ann T. Hyland, is washing her hands in the 148th General Hospital's scrub room. Hyland is wearing a white cloth around her hair,...

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GIs at Warner Beach

Date: 1944-08-02 

Description: Four WAC lieutenants posed at the rail of the life launch. From left to right are Virginia Harmon, Jane Dunning, Ardeth Cauble, and Helen Durr.

Date: 1945-03 

Description: United States Army nurse, Mary Harrington, teaches female internees in Saipan, gathered outdoors in the grass with Saipan women. Harrington is smiling and...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Six female flight nurses in a swimming pool during aquatic training at the at Alameda Naval Air Strip. Four of the women are in a raft, and two women are i...

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