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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: 1945-02 

Description: Private Winnie L. Cockrell, a carpenter from the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve, at the Mauna Loa Ridge encampment in Honolulu. Cockrell is wea...

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: 1945-02 

Description: Private first class Ann D. Dozier, a refrigerating engineer from the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve, poses for a photograph at the Mauna Loa Ri...

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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: 1954-09-18 

Description: Portrait of Mary Herb (left), past president, Carol Sommer, the newly-elected president, and Captain Margaret L. Kumpf, Army nurse counselor and banquet sp...

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Two nurses, Leona Jackson, left, and Mary Rose Harrington Nelson, right, return to Guam after being imprisoned in Los Banos, Philippines, for over two year...

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 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, with Private first class George Berier. Berier's head is wrapped in gauze, and he is preparing to take medicine. Jensen is weari...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Nurse Boarding Jeep

Date: 1945-03 

Description: United States Army nurse, Ann T. Hyland, boards a Jeep at 148th General Hospital in Saipan. Hyland is wearing a striped jumpsuit and has her hair tied up i...

Date: 1943-12 

Description: Hand-drawn holiday card of a woman soldier in front of McCloskey General Hospital. She is in uniform and is saluting. There are cacti (cactus) in the foreg...

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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...

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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: 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...

Date: 1944 

Description: WAVES Design No. 2, "WAVE and Sailors." The poster features a woman in a naval uniform, with two sailors standing behind her. WAVES is the acronym for Wome...

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Flight nurse, Gwen Jensen, visits with her parents as she prepares to leave U.S. soil. Jensen kneels on the floor as her parents sit on a bed next to her....

Date: 1952-06-17 

Description: Mrs. Mary Ellen Fletcher used an inheritance to fly her mother and father in-laws from Birmingham, England to Madison to witness their sons graduation from...

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