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    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to Bud, 16 December 1944  ]

    • 1944-12-16
    • Mead writes to her brother of the rigors of WAVES training. In particular, she gives details about her coding classes,"radio shack watch," and "field night" cleaning duties. She explains that the base where she is currently stationed is downsizing,...
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [WAVES in receiving line, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES in dress white uniforms with officer's combination hats form a receiving line with Captain and Mrs. Greer at an event at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1943. Pictured (left to right) are: 1. Cleaworth, 2. H. Terry, 3. Eunice...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Recieving line at U.S. Navy event, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Navy servicemen and women in dress whites greet other navy personnel at an event at Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia, circa 1944. The receiving line includes (right to left) Amelia Cowaia, Capt. Greer, Mrs. Greer, Lt. Cmdr Palmer or Hancock, and...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall Papers
    • [Meterology class photo, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Meterology class photo at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, circa 1944. The WAVES in the photo wear their white dress uniforms with officer's combination hats with white covers.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry on a vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry, posed on a vanity with an atlas, in WAVES dress blue uniform in 1943.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry at vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry in 1943, seated at a vanity and reflected in a mirror. She holds a pen over an open atlas and wears her WAVES dress blue uniform.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [WAVES in snow storm, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Four WAVES in raincoats and havelocks stand in the snow at Smith College, Massachusetts, circa 1942.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Henrietta Terry in snow, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Lt. Henrietta P. Terry, in WAVES raincoat and havelock, salutes the camera while standing in a snowstorm at Smith College, Massachusetts, circa 1942.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [NAS Seattle gatehouse, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marine gatehouse at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington. The road leading to the gate is lined with a retaining wall and yucca plants, and a car can be observed in the background.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Barrack B at NAS Seattle, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Barrack B building at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, can be seen through a small grove of trees. Writing on the back of the photograph indicates that this is where Janet M. Mead lived while stationed there from February 1945 to August 1946.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Janet Mead in front of dining hall, ca. 1945]

    • 1945
    • Janet M. Mead stands in front of the dinning hall at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, where she was stationed from February 1945 to August 1946. She wears the WAVES service dress jacket, skirt, barracks cap, and handbag.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Barrack A at NAS Seattle, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Photo of facilities at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, including a two story barrack building identified as A. There is a large asphalt surface and pathway in front of the building.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Portrait of Janet Muriel Mead, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Official headshot of Janet M. Mead in WAVES blue service dress and service hat with white cover. The WAVES insignia can be seen on her jacket lapels.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955

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