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1949 Women in the Air Force (WAF) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0638

Scope and Contents

The photograph album has 62 pages with 220 photographs and five postcards.

Dates

  • 1948 - 1949
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2017

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of the items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Extent

.20 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook box)

Abstract

This photograph album documents the early days of the Women in the Air Force Program including some of the earliest African Amercian WAF. The photographs mostly document the trainees in San Antonio, Texas and Lackland Air Force Base and shows the women working and training around the base. There are also photographs of the women during their free time enjoying activities on and off base including trips to the Alamo, Riverwalk, and the Continental Divide.

Method of Acquisition

Purchased from Langdon Manor Books.

Processing Information

Processed by Brandi Mauldin.
Title
1949 Women in the Air Force (WAF) Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Brandi Mauldin
Date
01/19/2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US
336-334-5246