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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...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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...

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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: 1944-08-02 

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

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: 26th of July Movement soldiers resting by a cliff in Oriente Province during the Cuban Revolution. Vilma Espin in center.

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

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: 1945-02 

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...

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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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...

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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WAVES Bugler

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

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