Creation Date

circa 1943-1946


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Sepia portrait of Lieutenant Mildred Wooster, U.S. Army Corps, 1943-1946, in uniform. Mildred "Midi" (Wooster) Roberts was born July 29, 1923, and enlisted in the Women’s Army Corps on September 29, 1943, and served for three years in the Army Medical Corps as a physical therapist working with returning soldiers wounded in Europe. She was the eldest daughter of Old Town druggist, Harry Macomber and Sarah (Poole) Wooster. She married Ernest A. Roberts in Boston on June 11, 1949. Midi attended the University of Maine as a member of the Class of 1944 and lead the campaign that financed construction of the Class of 1944 Hall.


Women in the Military



Series Number

General Collection



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Existence and Location of Originals

Located at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress: AFC 2012/047


World War II, Women in the Military, Female soldiers



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