1 2 3 4
.

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: 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...

Photograph

Women Saluting

Date:  date unknown

Description: Women military cadets stand in a line saluting.

Date:  

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: 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:  

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

Date: 1962 

Description: Women train with rifles in a village near the Laotion border in the mountain region of Vietnam. A group of about 25 women are lined up in two rows standing...

Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of the 26th of July Movement in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Vilma Espin stands in the middle with a gun, and Raúl Castro and Juan...

Date: 1944 

Description: WAVES Unnumbered Design, "Mother and Daughter." The poster features a proud mother with her arm around her daughter, who is in naval uniform. In the backgr...

Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of the 26th of July Movement in the woods of Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro, Juan Almeida Bosque and Vilma Espin crouch...

Date: 1944 

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

Photograph

WAVES Bugler

Date:  

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

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 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: 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: 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: 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...

Date:  

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...

Photograph

Three Nurses

Date: 1943-12-05 

Description: Three Lieutenant nurses from Michigan pose behind a sign that declares "Off Limits To All Troops." Names, left to right, are Lieutenant Avice Cleveringa of...

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Using primary source WWII recruitment posters helps students to understand World War II
1 2 3 4

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.