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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

WAC Company at Ft. Oglethorpe, 1944

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Object ID: WV0448.6.001

Description: Official photograph of Company 2, 21 Regiment 4443 S.C.U taken at Third WAC Training Center ay Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, on 5 February 1944. The WACs wear olive drab winter service uniforms, Hobby hats, leather gloves, and low oxfords. Individuals identified legibly on the back of the photo include include: (first row) Col. Richie, Col. Sidell, Sgt. Stone, Lt. Beam, Eleanor Spittall, Sgt. Garrison, Sgt. Tuck, Elizabeth Carr, and Laura Hickman; (other rows) Bessie Cochran, Rose Bishop; Pat Connely, Edith Peyton, Jewell Golden, Clyde Carrell, Dara Botis, Louise J. Danes, Alice R. Grossman, Marylou Knight, Margaret L. Winslow, Joan W. Corns, Cora Huntington, Trixie Dodd, Ruby Baken, E. Findley, Violet Hargrove, Alice Allen, Berthene Busby, Dorothy H. Crowder, Lillian Appleton, Bertha Jones, Clara Britton, Mary A. Clark, Mildred Cruse, Ruth Calhoun, Kay Kaufman, Mary Wilson, Elsie Bailey, Mae Guirkin, and Lillian Bort. Audrey Brewington Knight is in the eighth row from the front, third person from the left.

Collection: Audrey Brewington Knight Papers

Rights: Photo by Cline Studio. It is responsibility of the user to follow the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). Materials are not to be reproduced in published works without written consent, and any use should credit Jackson Library, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.