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    • Oral history interview with Margaret W. Reeve, 1999

    • 1999-01-22
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peggy" W. Reeve's service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1945 and her career as a secretary.

      Reeve discusses her decision to join the WAC in the spring of 1944, including her failure to meet...
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers
    • Oral history interview with Blanche Woolard Haggard, 1999

    • 1999-02-18
    • Primarily documents Blanche Woolard Haggard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ellen West, 1999

    • 1999-03-30
    • Documents Mary Ellen West's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • [WAVES view the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES, including Elizabeth Ryan (2nd from left) and Mildred Fitgerald (far right) view the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [Supply School graduation class, 1943]

    • 1943-08
    • Half of the graduating class of the Navy Supply Corps School at Harvard's Radcliffe College pose for a formal photo in August 1943. The group is comprised of five rows of WAVES and three male sailors.
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni poses in her olive drab winter uniform with visored hat while on leave from Fort Devens, Massachusetts, in 1945.
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [WAVES Supply Corps training class, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES Supply and Disbursing School training class poses for a formal photo at Harvard's Radcliffe College in late 1943. Virginia Becker is in the second row from the front, seventh from the left.
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • [Carolyn Newby Finger at Supply Corps training, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Carolyn Newby Finger poses by a building at Radcliffe College in Boston where she attended Navy Supply Corps School from October to December 1944. She wears a dark dress uniform, purse, and hat.
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • [Julia Hill Gunn saluting, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Julia Hill Gunn poses outside a brick building at Hunter College in 1945. She salutes for the photo and wears a navy blue uniform with garrison cap and white gloves.
    • WV0060 Julia Hill Gunn Papers
    • [Blanche Woolard Haggard in snow, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Blanche Woolard Haggard stands in the snow in front of a country store in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she was sent for officer candidate school in January 1943. She is wearing her WAVES winter uniform including her officer overcoat, hat, and...
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott in MP brassard, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mildred Curtis Scott, pictured wearing her military police (MP) brassard, returns an employee button to the rack at the Boston Port of Embarkation in 1944.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WACs in Franklin Square House Tea Room, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Publicity photo of WACs dining in the tea room at Franklin Square House, the hotel which served as their barracks in Boston, in 1944. Mildred Curtis Scott is seated at the table in the foreground, second from the left.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott and friends at NCO Club, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mildred Curtis Scott (center) sits at a table with four WAC friends and a male soldier at the non-commissioned officers club in Boston, 1944. The table is full of empty beer bottles, as according to the back of the photo, Scott "was the only...
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WACs  in Franklin Square House quarters, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Publicity photo of Mildred Curtis Scott (seated third from left) and 7 other WACs in her room at the Franklin Square House in Boston, 1944. Two of the women wear their seersucker uniforms, while the others are in olive drab with no head cover.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott 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
    • [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

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