HERstory: “The Grit Factor” with Shannon Huffman Polson

HERstory: “The Grit Factor” with Shannon Huffman Polson

Shannon Huffman Polson sits down with Military Women’s Memorial President, Phyllis Wilson, to discuss her experience as a woman in the Military. At graduation from Duke University, Shannon was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in Army Aviation where she became one of...
The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent 855 black women from the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, was the only...
The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent 855 black women from the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, was the only...
The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent 855 black women from the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, was the only...
The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent 855 black women from the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, was the only...
The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent 855 black women from the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, was the only...
The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent 855 black women from the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, was the only...
The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent 855 black women from the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, was the only...
HERstory: Activity Cart

HERstory: Activity Cart

Check out our Activity Cart. We have a number of different activities which change on a regular basis. In support of our newest exhibit, The Color of Freedom, join us for a scavenger hunt through the exhibit. The answers to the scavenger hunt may help you win playing...
The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

The Six Triple Eight: No Mail, Low Morale

In February 1945, the U.S. Army sent 855 black women from the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) to England and France to clear the backlog of mail in the European Theater of Operations. The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion, known as the SixTripleEight, was the only...