Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby, the first director of the Woman's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) in WWII ~

Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby, the first director of the Woman's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) in WWII ~

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Womens Army Corps, COMING HOME (1946), Staten Island Terminal, New York

Womens Army Corps, COMING HOME (1946), Staten Island Terminal, New York

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WAAC Recruiting Station, begin of WW2. Later in the war WAAC(women auxiliry army corps) became WAC(women army corps) ~

WAAC Recruiting Station, begin of WW2. Later in the war WAAC(women auxiliry army corps) became WAC(women army corps) ~

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Two members of Women's Army Corps, Randolph Field, Texas, 1944.

Two members of Women's Army Corps, Randolph Field, Texas, 1944.

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In this May 5, 1944 file photo, five members of the Women's Army Corps serving with the army service of supplies, salute an officer at a base in England. More than 150,000 American women served in the WAC during World War II, becoming the first women other than nurses to serve in the United States Army.

In this May 5, 1944 file photo, five members of the Women's Army Corps serving with the army service of supplies, salute an officer at a base in England. More than 150,000 American women served in the WAC during World War II, becoming the first women other than nurses to serve in the United States Army.

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Mary McLeod Bethune (7/10/1875 - 5/18/1955) founded what would become Bethune-Cookman University in 1904, financing it by selling sweet potato pies and soliciting donations from wealthy businessmen vacationing in Daytona Beach. She was one of the most influential African Americans of the early 20th century, serving as an advisor to presidents from Coolidge to Truman and a consultant to the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and founding of the UN.

Mary McLeod Bethune (7/10/1875 - 5/18/1955) founded what would become Bethune-Cookman University in 1904, financing it by selling sweet potato pies and soliciting donations from wealthy businessmen vacationing in Daytona Beach. She was one of the most influential African Americans of the early 20th century, serving as an advisor to presidents from Coolidge to Truman and a consultant to the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and founding of the UN.

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Wacs landing in North Africa. This is the only women’s enlisted service permitted to go overseas. Total of all women in US armed services at close of [1943]: Only 175,000

Wacs landing in North Africa. This is the only women’s enlisted service permitted to go overseas. Total of all women in US armed services at close of [1943]: Only 175,000

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Women in the Military | How Did Women's Roles Change During WWII?
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Specialist 4 Esther M. Gleaton, clerk-typist, WAC (Women's Army Corps) Detachment, Long Binh, Vietnam, 1968-1969.

Specialist 4 Esther M. Gleaton, clerk-typist, WAC (Women's Army Corps) Detachment, Long Binh, Vietnam, 1968-1969.

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