Description: "Recruiting Officer for the WAACS". Gertrude Woods-niece of Mrs. Hattie Close Stanton-mother of Eva Stanton Patton. Woman in military uniform in newspaper clipping. Says under her picture: "RECRUITING OFFICER FOR THE WAACS -- Third Officer Gertrude J. Peebles of Kansas City is the recruiting officer for the states of Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan. She opened her campaign for enlistments into the WAAC's by speaking to the Phyllis Wheatley Women's clubs in Springfield, Ill. Before her induction Third Officer Peebles was an X-ray technician at the General Hospital in Kansas City.
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