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    • Sarah Cox and Thelma Ryan

    • World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--American; Welding; Vocational education
    • Newspaper photograph and caption: "Sarah Cox (left) and Thelma Ryan, first women welding students at the Southwest Louisiana Trade school here, demonstrate the proper way to 'strike an arc' and 'run a bead' (above picture) and then show an American...
    • A Demonstration lesson in cooking

    • World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--American; Reid, Maude, 1882-1978--Portraits; Home economics; Cookery; Girls; Women; Clothing & dress; Stoves; Central School (Lake Charles,...
    • A cooking demonstration for the Health for Victory Club at Central School. Right to left are: Maude Reid, school nurse; Marguerite Castille, 7A grade, Home Economics pupil; Celeste Thibeaux [Thibadeaux?]; and Ruth Landry, home economists of the...
    • Carries defense workers to Orange

    • World War, 1939-1945--Military personnel; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; Nurses
    • Newspaper photographs and captions about World War II news. One photo depicts men posing in front of a bus going to the shipyards in Orange, Texas. Another features Army nurse Emily Reed. The last shows Major Lanson D. Mitchell and Cadet Hershel L....
    • Ted Loftin/Walterine Handley

    • World War, 1939-1945--Military personnel; United States. Army. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps--People--1940-1950; Women--Military service--1940-1950; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States
    • Newspaper photograph and caption about Ted Lofin and his service in the navy and Walterine Handley, the first WAAC to report to duty.
    • First WAAC

    • United States. Army. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps--People--1940-1950; Women--Military service--1940-1950; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States;
    • Newspaper photograph and caption: "Miss Irene Taylor, the first Lake Charles girl to qualify as a WAAC, is now ready for active service."
    • Plan fifth war loan drive

    • War relief; Community service; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States
    • Newspaper photograph and caption: "Mrs. William Gibbs McAdoo (right), daughter of the late President Woodrow Wilson and chairman of the Western region of the women's section, war finance committee, met Saturday wth Mrs. Emma C. Michie (left),...
    • Lead in "Women's Invasion"

    • World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; Trucks
    • Newspaper photograph and caption: "Ready to start off Wednesday morning to invade the city on the Fifth War Loan campaign, members of the Women's Bond Forces stand in front of the army truck which was to take them to the first section. Left to...
    • Canteen corps

    • American Red Cross; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; Clothing & dress; War relief;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Canteen corps, American Red Cross, serving coffee and sandwiches to draftees on the City Hall lawn, before the boys leave for camp in special buses. August 1942."
    • Closed to business

    • World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; United States. Office of Price Administration.; Rationing--United States.
    • Newspaper photograph and caption: "Closed to business - Mrs. Margaret Clark, chief clerk of the OPA's War Price and Rationing board here is shown as she closed the door for the last time on the board office on Monday. The local board was one of 28...
    • Under the oak trees

    • World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States; American Red Cross; Clothing & dress;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Under the oak trees on the City Hall lawn members of the Red Cross canteen are getting ready to serve the boys coffee, sandwiches, doughnuts and packages of chewing gum. There was plenty for everybody. Two or three servings...

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