BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "WOMEN"
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Sailors and WAVES at Atlanta NAS

Sailors and waves

ca. 1944

The Atlanta Naval Air Station trained pilots during World War II, and it was also the home of a detachment of Women Accepted

Tags: Georgia | Sailors | Women | World War II
Women at the Augusta Arsenal

Augusta Arsenal Women

ca. 1944

During World War II, the Augusta Arsenal in Augusta, GA employed over 1000 people, many of them female workers who performed...

Tags: Georgia | Ordnance Facilities | Women | World War II
Women's Army Corps (WAC) Reenlistment Ceremony

Reenlistment Ceremony

August 2, 1943

About 150,000 women served in Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) detachments...

Tags: South Carolina | Women | World War II
Women's Army Corps (WAC) Basketball Game

WAC Basketball Game

January 1944

About 150,000 women served in Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) detachments...

Tags: Basketball | South Carolina | Women | World War II
Inspection of Cooks

Inspection of Cooks

ca. 1944

Along with being the headquarters for a detachment of Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES)...

Tags: Cafeterias | Georgia | Women | World War II
Women in the Workforce

"Women are Teachable"

ca. 1943

By 1944, over half of American adult women were employed outside the home, making invaluable contributions to the war...

Tags: Georgia | Women | World War II
Womanpower Campaign

"Womanpower" Campaign

January 1943

The "Womanpower" Campaign was a government initiative intended to maximize war production by using women...

Tags: Georgia | Women | World War II
Women Workers Needed

Women Workers Needed

February 1943

The Macon Naval Ordnance Plant in Macon, Georgia desperately needed workers to increase production during the war...

Tags: Georgia | Labor | Women | World War II
Recruitment of Women Engineering Employees

Recruitment of Women

April 30, 1943

As men were being drafted for the war, the Tennessee Valley Authority made a concerted effort to recruit women for engineering positions...

Tags: Women | World War II
Uniforms for Women Public Safety Service Officers

Uniforms for Women

April 17, 1943

TVA employee, Ruth S. Martin, gave a woman's perspective on the design of uniforms for women public safety service officers...

Tags: Fashion | Women | World War II