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Rubber Glove Rack

Date: 1943-12-05 

Description: Three Wisconsin women and a man pose in front of a building. In the foreground is a rack holding rubber gloves. Names, left to right, are Lieutenant Kathle...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, wearing a jumpsuit and a cap, stands waiting with near an airplane with marine Private First Class George Berier, left, and mari...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A flight nurse in an anoxic faint chamber, used to simulate high altitude flying with little oxygen, places an oxygen mask over a male patient's face. He i...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, on a plane with wounded soldiers. Jensen is wearing a jumpsuit. There are stretchers attached to the sides of the plane with wou...

Date: 1944 

Description: Women's Army Corps (WAC) Design No. 1, "I'd Rather Be with Them." The poster features a young woman in military uniform with a pack on her shoulders and a...

Photograph

Coconuts

Date: 1943-11-05 

Description: Lieutenant Jeanette Loree of East Lansing, Michigan (left) and Lieutenant Dorothy Watts of Jackson, Michigan (right), pose with a coconut and its husk. A b...

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...

Date: 1944 

Description: Dorothy Mosher and Pat Hoskins leaning against an airplane.

Date: 1948-06-07 

Description: Newly selected Alice in Dairyland, Margaret McGuire, receiving an orchid from Virginia Palan, legionnaire and WAVE (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...

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Description: A sketch drawn from a formal photographic portrait of Mrs. Major Belle Reynolds. During the Civil War many women enlisted in armies or traveled with their...

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...

Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of the 26th of July Movement in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Vilma Espin and Fidel Castro crouch over a map spread on the ground....

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Fidel Castro is seated with his constant companion Celia Sanchez, and Vilma Espin, who sits to Castro's left. Cuba.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: Europe

Have students draw upon photographic collections to learn about World War II era struggles for civil rights both in the war zone and at home

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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...

Photograph

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,...

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...

Date: 1944 

Description: Informal outdoor portrait of Dorothy Mosher wearing flying gear.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

In this lesson students analyze military service record envelopes from Racine County

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Description: Sue Drabek, [Unidentified], Stacy Jalowitz, and [Unidentified] pose together just prior to leaving Saudi Arabia after serving in the Persian Gulf War.

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