Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of Women’s Role in Camouflage

Exhibition curator Roy R. Behrens, Professor of Art/Graphic Design and Distinguished Scholar at University of Northern Iowa, shows one of 40 images in “Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of Women’s Role in Camouflage,” opening Nov. 11 at the Betty Strong Encounter Center. The unidentified woman in the photograph was among the “yeoman (F)” ship camouflage workers in the Design Subsection of the U.S. Navy’s Bureau of Construction and Repair in Washington, D.C.

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SIOUX CITY -- “Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of Women’s Role in Camouflage,” an exhibition curated by Roy R. Behrens, will open at noon Saturday at the Betty Strong Encounter Center. Admission will be free.

The exhibition comprises 40 U.S. government photographs of American women engaged in camouflage activities during World War I. Captions and text panels offer rich context for women’s contribution to camouflage development after the United States entered the “Great War” in 1917.

“Hidden Figures” will serve as a featured attraction during the Center’s 2018 school tour season. The exhibition will run through Memorial Day.

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