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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

WACs in mess hall, circa 1944

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Object ID: WV0035.6.013

Description: Dorothy Farrington Gribble serves food to a news reporter dressed in a WAC uniform at Bergstrom Field in Austin, Texas. Gribble was assigned to chaperone the reporter as she lived for two days as a WAC. The two are flanked by three other WACs at the base's mess hall buffet. The photo was included in a report for the Austin newspaper.

Collection: Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers

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