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College women with 1903 Springfield rifles

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Title

College women with 1903 Springfield rifles

Description

Stock photo of three college coed females with Army rifles annotated as "Little Colonel selection, April 1943." The military ball in the spring of 1943 hosted a competition for women, known as "Little Colonel." The rifles are US Military 1903 Springfield Bolt Action, with special aftermarket adjustable peep sights, most likely used for the precision rifle team.

Source

Oregon State University Military Photographs Collection (P 002)

Publisher

Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Oregon State University Libraries

Date

ca. 1943

Identifier

P002:051

Citation

“College women with 1903 Springfield rifles,” Special Collections & Archives Research Center, accessed June 29, 2022, http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/omeka/items/show/32796.