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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

FLORENCE S. WEIL PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Florence S. Weil served in the WAAC and WAC during World War II.


COLLECTION SUMMARY

Photographs, Correspondence, 1942-1944; menus and newspaper clippings, 1942-1943.


BIOGRAPHY

Florence S. Weil of New York City was a war radio analyst and an editorial assistant at Esquire magazine before enrolling in the WAAC in 1942. Weil was stationed at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, and then Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, where she attended Officer Candidate School.


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Florence S. Weil on set, circa 1944
Item # WV0225.6.004
From the Florence S. Weil Papers
Portrait of Florence S. Weil, circa 1944
Item # WV0225.6.003
From the Florence S. Weil Papers
Two WACs, circa 1944
Item # WV0225.6.001
From the Florence S. Weil Papers
Florence S. Weil on base, circa 1944
Item # WV0225.6.002
From the Florence S. Weil Papers
Florence S. Weil accepts award, 1943
Item # WV0225.6.005
From the Florence S. Weil Papers
Florence S. Weil beside a car, 1943
Item # WV0225.6.006
From the Florence S. Weil Papers
WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment by guidon, 1943
Item # WV0225.6.007
From the Florence S. Weil Papers
Members of WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment with trophies, 1943
Item # WV0225.6.008
From the Florence S. Weil Papers
WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment with guidon, 1943
Item # WV0225.6.009
From the Florence S. Weil Papers