College women in the WAC.

Description:

Poster of three photographs with text descriptions, each showing three young women (seniors from the Vassar College Class of 1944) involved in various Women's Army Corps recruitment activities: trying on a WAC hat, signing up for WAC, and pledging the oath of enlistment. The young women wear cardigan sweaters, skirts, and loafers. Older women in WAC uniforms appear in two of the photographs. The three students who appear in the photos are: Marjorie Maddox, Maud Banks, and Joan Trumbull. The two servicewomen are: Private First Class Gladys A. Francis, Major Lucille Van Bolt, and Second Lieutenant Elizabeth M. Whitmore.

Creator(s): United States. Army. Women's Army Corps.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: [1944]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 392
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1944]
  • Digitized: 2002
Coverage:
Place
United States
Date
c.1944  
Description:

Poster of three photographs with text descriptions, each showing three young women (seniors from the Vassar College Class of 1944) involved in various Women's Army Corps recruitment activities: trying on a WAC hat, signing up for WAC, and pledging the oath of enlistment. The young women wear cardigan sweaters, skirts, and loafers. Older women in WAC uniforms appear in two of the photographs. The three students who appear in the photos are: Marjorie Maddox, Maud Banks, and Joan Trumbull. The two servicewomen are: Private First Class Gladys A. Francis, Major Lucille Van Bolt, and Second Lieutenant Elizabeth M. Whitmore.

Note:

"Women's Army Corps, Army of United States"

"310 JACKSON BLDG.-DENTON, TEXAS" hand-written in marker in lower right corner of the lower image.

"P-84-RPB-5-15-44-10M"--Printed at lower right corner next to the printed seal of the Recruiting Publicity Bureau of the United States Army.

Physical Description:

1 poster : b&w ; 71 x 51 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): WAC | recruitment | college students | Vassar College | appeal to women | Women's Army Corps | women
Series Title: [Recruiting Publicity Bureau poster] (United States. Army) ; P-84.
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 002
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. WP No.# 24
  • OCLC: 64701911 |
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 WAC 2
  • UNTCAT: b2963151 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc618
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public