Identification card issued by the U.S. War Department to Oveta Culp Hobby as part of her documentation as Director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC).
"Oveta Culp Hobby, U.S. War Department idenification card." (1944) Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/37099.
Oveta Culp Hobby (1905-1995) was a Houston-based business, media, military, and political leader during the 1940s-1980s. Mrs. Hobby was the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, chairman of the board of the Houston Post, and wife to Texas Lt. Gov. and later Gov., William P. Hobby.
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