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    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [WAVES at dinner, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Olene Brumbles (seated second from right) poses with seven fellow WAVES at a meal table, circa 1944. Brumbles wears a white shirt and a seaman's tie. Other WAVES wear seersucker shirts and seaman's ties or dress blue uniforms; some are smoking...
    • WV0190 Olene Brumbles Jones Papers
    • [Portrait of Sylvia K. Swink, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Sylvia Kenny Swink, circa 1944, in her WAVES blue service dress uniform with 1st Class Seaman sleeve stripes and garrison cap.
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders presents award, 1963]

    • 1963
    • Viola Brown Sanders hands an unidentified WAVES 2nd class seaman the award for "Outstanding WAVE of the Month" at Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, Maryland, in 1963. The woman to Sanders' left is Commander Anne Ducey, officer-in-charge of recruit...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Willa Bean and a unidentified U.S. Navy solider]

    • Undated
    • Willa Bean wears the navy blue service and dress uniform and black oxford shoes. The patch located on her right arm, mid-shoulder, indicates the rank of third class petty officer. The man in the photo has on the dark blue dress uniform of the U.S....
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert on first assignment, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Seaman Wendy Gellert fulfills her first job in the United States Navy, painting bathrooms." Text written on photograph:"[Wendy Gellert's] first job in [the United States} Navy painting heads.
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Candid photograph of Wendy Gellert]

    • Undated
    • Wendy Gellert smiles in this candid photograph. The two stripes located on her shoulder indicate the rank of seaman apprentice. In this photograph, she wears the traditional United States Navy white cap and dark blue dress uniform, with white...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Oral history interview with Pamela Devine

    • 2009-03-11
    • Pamela Devine tell of her early life, lengthy and varied career in the United States Navy, and personal life.

      Devine primarily discusses her experience in the United States Navy as an undesignated seaman, naval aviation mechanic, a recruit...
    • WV0453 Pamela Devine Oral History
    • [WAVES blue winter uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES officer's dress blue winter uniform with tailored navy blue wool blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and two reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and navy blue...
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • [WAVES dress white summer uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WAVES officer's dress white summer uniform, including tailored white lightweight blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and...
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • [WAVES navy trousers, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES navy blue slacks worn with the short-sleeve white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie. This uniform worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999

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