Bessie L. Herbert Photograph Album, 1943-1944 | Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives
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Scope and Contents: Photograph album contains pictures of Bessie L. Herbert and friends in various poses during her service in the WAC in World War II. Photos were taken at Camp Grant, Illinois; Fort Sheridan, Illinois; on leave in Brookfield, Massachusetts; Springfield, Massachusetts; and downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Includes some photos of Herbert's family and many of her WAC colleagues. Topics include Herbert posing in front of a WAAC recruitment poster; scenery around Camp Grant in the winter of 1943-44 and the spring of 1944; St. Paul's church in winter; and various buildings at the camp, including barracks, kitchen, office, headquarters, and beauty parlor.