Younkers and Des Moines

Des Moines, IA: Younkers Department Store, 1942. Pamphlet. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall. Fine. Item #014347

48 pages. A pristine copy with no copies recorded in OCLC. Possibly one of the few ephemeral items to have survived from World War II. Distributed to the WAC training center in World War II which became the largest training center for women officers; especially, non-combat duty officers. Issued in an attractive size booklet to fit in a woman's purse. it is designed to attract the newly arrived WACS showing illustrations of WACs ready to enter the store, several showing how gift services would assist the Wacs, dining in the Garden Room. the Cremona Lunch room where the Wac is dining with an army officer, the Beauty shop with a Wac having a style to match military standard all in all nineteen in text illustrations of WAC women for whom the store wanted the additional income.

Price: $50.00

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