A photo of Miriam Rivkin when she first joined the service

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Title

A photo of Miriam Rivkin when she first joined the service

Subject

History
World War II

Description

Miriam Rivkin as a new Women's Auxiliary Air Corps recruit in 1943. Rivkin was born on July 22, 1922 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and served in the military for two years where she worked as a photographer in India. This photo was taken by her father, J.L. Rivkin, and the caption underneath reads, "Furlough from Wright Field, Ohio before going to Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. again for overseas training - Plenty of pictures so they wouldn't forget my fat little face.-." The photo is flanked by two smaller photographs of Rivkin.

Creator

Rivkin, J.L.

Publisher

Humanities DC

Date

1943

Contributor

Rivkin, Miriam

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

Image

Identifier

0015.YDCDM.2014

Coverage

Washington, DC
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

2684 x 3388 px

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