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    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-26
    • Pozyck has received word that Louis has been liberated and written home to his family. She likes to receive packages and letters from home and listening to her radio. She also mentions an outbreak of amoebic dysentery.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Janet Froome in front of her tent, 1943]

    • 1943-02
    • Janet Froome poses in front of her tent in New Guinea in 1943. On the back of the photo she has written,"'Angel of Mercy' New Guinea style."
    • WV0120 Janet Froome Papers
    • [Georgette L. Lutz in Paris, 1945]

    • 1945-07
    • WAC Georgette L. Lutz poses in front of a brick building in Paris, France, in July 1945. She wears the WAC winter service uniform and garrison cap. Photo was attached to letter written 1 August 1945 to Catherine Katopes. Back of photo reads "Paris...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [WAVES battalion photo, Bethesda, Maryland]

    • Undated
    • Written on the front page of theis photograph is "Company Battalion 2, U.S.N. [Navy] Hospital Corps School (Women's Reserve), Bethesda, Maryland." The women standing in formation are WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Serviceā€”U.S....
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [WAVES group photo]

    • Undated
    • This is a candid shot; women in the photograph are wearing the regulation pinstriped gray working uniform, Lisel stockings, oxford work shoes, blue cover hat, and matching blue cap ribbon. On the lapels is a patch of the traditional WAVES (Women...
    • 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
    • [Wendy Gellert in an initiation ritual, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Held hovering over a box full of water, Wendy Gellert appears to be participating in an initiation ritual. She wears the female version of the traditional United States Navy blue dress uniform without any footwear.
      " Text written on...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert reenlists, 1968]

    • 1968
    • This is a photograph of Wendy Gellert's official reenlistment. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, white undershirt, and tie of the United States Navy. The patch on her left arm indicates the rank of petty officer third class.
      Text...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert receives congratulations for reenlisting, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Wendy Gellert (right) receives congratulations from the recruiter for reenlistment in the United States Navy. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, white undershirt, and tie of the United States Navy. The patch on her left arm indicates the...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert receives Expert Pistol Medal, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Wendy Gellert receives the expert pistol shot medal. The figure standing on the right is probably J.P. Cullen. Gellert wears the United States Navy blue dress uniform, with white undershirt, and blue tie.
      " text written on photograph:"Receiving...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [United States Navy official portrait of Wendy Gellert, 1969]

    • 1969
    • In this portait, Wendy Gellert wears the dark blue United States Navy dress uniform, with white undershirt, and dark blue tie. The patch on her right shoulder indicates the rank of petty officer second class." text written on photograph:"official...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [North Island Fleet Air Photo Lab, 1970]

    • 1970
    • A Group portrait of the United States Navy's Fleet Air Photo Lab, located in San Diego, California. Wendy Gellert, located fourth from the right, sits next to one of the commanding officers. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, with white...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert aboard a Sikorsky helicopter]

    • Undated
    • Wendy Gellert poses while aboard a Sikorsky SH-3A anti-submarine helicopter. She wears the standard green United States armed forces full body flight suit, with standard helicopter helmet, and life jacket.
      " Text written on photograph:"PH2...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Signed portrait photo of Robin L. Quigley, Asst. CNP for Women, 1972]

    • 1972
    • Portrait of United States Navy Captain Robin Quigley, Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel for Women.
      " Text written on photograph:"For Petty officer Wendy Gellert with sincere thanks for a job well done. Robin L. Quigley Captain, U.S. Navy Asst....
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert poses with fellow recruiter instructors, 1977]

    • 1977
    • Wendy Gellert stands with her fellow United States Navy recruit instructors. Gellert wears the blue dress uniform, dress gloves, and cap of the United States Navy. The three red stripes located below her aiguillette indicate the rank of petty...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Apollo 12 landing craft recovered from sea, 1969]

    • 1969-11-24
    • The command/service module of the Apollo 12 is being recovered by members of the United States Navy stationed aboard the United States Ship Hornet.
      " Text written on photograph:"Appollo[sic] 12 Recovery Photo's-Photos By PHC [?] Lawson/Prints...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers

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