Polk County

Pvt. Naomi Harris




Iowa WACs at Fort Oglethorpe

Members of the first Iowa contingent of WAC recruits in the All-States division now are in basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Filing out of a classroom are Privates Lucille W. Ross and Selma G. Thompson followed by Privates Grace Wachter and Naomi Harris, all of Des Moines. They attend classes in first aid, map reading, military customs and courtesies and other subject which teach them to be good soldiers.

Source: The Des Moines Register, November 20, 1943 (photo included)