GCM03680A Director Hobby of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) sworn into regular army

Date: July 5, 1943

Physical Description:

Photographic print. 8" x 10". original envelope contents: 5 photographic prints, one with typed information on front, three with typed information on back.

Subjects: World War II, Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps/Women’s Army Corps

; Hobby Oveta Culp; Marshall, George C.; Lewis, Henry B.; Somervell, Brehon B.; Ryder Mel (collector)

Director Oveta Culp Hobby of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps is shown here as she took the oath of office of a Colonel in the Army of the United States, and became commanding officer of the newly-created Women’s Army Corps. Left to right: Brigadier General Henry B. Lewis, Acting The Adjutant General of the Army; General George C. Marshall, Chief of Staff; Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby, and Lieutenant General Brehon B. Sommervell, commanding general of the Army Service Forces.

U.S. Army Signal Corps Photograph, SC 176895

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Location: Vault
Call No. GCM03680A

Language: english