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Date: 1961-01-23 

Description: Sophie Merritt, right, history educator at the Armed Forces Institute and a half gallon blood recipient, shows Cherokee Heights Red Cross Bloodmobile Chair...

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...

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...

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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...

Photograph

Mess Hall

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Description: Interior of a mess tent in Saudia Arabia with soldiers in line for food during the Persian Gulf War.

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: 1945-03 

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: 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...

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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 

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

Date: 1944 

Description: Dorothy Mosher climbing into a biplane. She wears leather pants and jacket.

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

Date: 1945-03 

Description: Betty Sullivan, a Red Cross Worker, serves coffee and talks with B-29 crew at Kobler Field in Saipan. Sullivan is reaching for a large coffee pot and is su...

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: 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....

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

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...

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...

Date: 1944-08-02 

Description: Helen Durr diving from the launch, Ardith Cauble (Gauble?) observing her.

Date: 1958 

Description: Meeting of the 26th of July Movement in the woods of Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. A number of participants including Vilma Espin and Juan...

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