College women in the WAC.

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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.

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

Creation Information

United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. [1944].

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 596 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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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.

Physical Description

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

Notes

"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.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 002
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. WP No.# 24
  • OCLC: 64701911 | External Link
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 WAC 2
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2963151 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc618

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World War Poster Collection

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  • [1944]

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  • June 12, 2006, 7:50 p.m.

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  • June 2, 2010, 5:38 p.m.

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United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. College women in the WAC., poster, [1944]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc618/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.