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    • Oral history interview with Mary Cooper Floyd, 1999

    • 1999-03-03
    • Primarily documents Mary Elizabeth C. Floyd's clerical work for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) while stationed in Washington, D.C., and Long Island, New York, during World War II; and her life after the...
    • WV0048 Mary Cooper Floyd Papers
    • [Receiving Pay Office staff, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Receiving Pay Office staff, in dress blues, pose at the U.S. Coast Guard base in Manhattan Beach, NY. Pictured are (back row:) Joe Darafy[?], Smokey Rhodes, Harold Garland, John Hood, Abner Annis, Kenny Engel; (front row) Mary Giles, Betty...
    • WV0006 Mary Angelyn Giles Kelly Photographs
    • [Regiment 31 at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, NY, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES Regiment 31 marches in Building I at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, New York, where they are completing boot camp in the spring of 1944. All women wear dark uniforms, black and white hats, and white gloves.
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • [Graduation photo of Cooks and Bakers Class XI, 1944]

    • 1944-09-29
    • A formal group photo upon the graduation of the Cooks and Bakers Class XI at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, New York on September 29, 1944. Elizabeth C. Hickcox is in the center of the back row. The women pictured are: Alice Reed, Glenda...
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • [Julia Hill Gunn at Naval Training School gate, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Julia Hill Gunn (right) and a fellow WAVE pose beside the sign indicating the "U.S. Naval Training School (W-R) Main Gate" at Hunter College in 1945. Both women wear short-sleeved uniforms with navy blue ties and "S" armbands.
    • WV0060 Julia Hill Gunn Papers
    • [Julia Hill Gunn with flag, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Julia Hill Gunn poses as guidon bearer, holding the flag pole at an angle and her other arm behind her back, outside a brick building at Hunter College in 1945.
    • WV0060 Julia Hill Gunn Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle with gas mask bag, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle wears a gas mask in its bag while attending basic training at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. Behind her is a wire course used in live fire training.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [ANC unit in formation at Halloran General Hospital, 1943]

    • 1943
    • An Army Nurse Corps unit stands in formation during basic training at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. They are wearing the blue service uniform with garrison cap.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle in hospital uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle, in the ANC seersucker hospital uniform, stands beside a stair railing at Halloran General Hospital in Staten Island, New York, in 1943.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Three army nurses during field training, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle (center) poses with two fellow ANC members during basic training at Halloran General Hospital, Staten Island, New York, in 1943. The three women wear field uniforms with helmets and their gas masks in bags.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [ANC basic training unit, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal group photo of ANC basic training unit seated on stairs at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. Shirley Van Brakle is second from left in the back row. The nurses wear blue service uniforms with garrison caps.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders and Lucille Ball, 1963]

    • 1963
    • Viola Brown Sanders poses with Lucille Ball at the New York Plaza Hotel in 1963. Ball, who holds a small item that reads, "WAVES 20th Anniversary," had called Sanders asking if she could do anything for the WAVES. Sanders wears the officer's...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Three SPARs pose against backdrop, 1945]

    • 1945-02
    • Laura Avis "Gibby" Gibson (top)"Ruthie" Groening (left), and Verda "Verdie" Smith (right) pose in a car at a photo studio in New York City in February of 1945. All the women wear the SPARs winter overcoat with matching garrison cap. All three have...
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [SPARs at Statue of Liberty, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Bonnie James Baxter (right) and two fellow SPARs stand in front of the Statue of Liberty, circa 1945. Baxter and the SPAR on the left wear the gray and white seersucker working uniform, service cap, black leather gloves, and black leather handbag....
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender and Colin Powell, circa 1988]

    • 1988
    • Clara Adams-Ender (second from right, in army evening dress uniform) and her husband Heinz Ender (left) pose with Colin Powell and his wife Alma at an event in New York, circa 1988.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Group of WAVES members saluting, May 1943]

    • 1943-05
    • Group of WAVES members saluting, attired in service dress blue "A" uniforms, 1943.
      Captions read:"Boot Camp - Hunter"May 1943"'Spannie' 'Vi' 'Mac' 'Ernie' S. Leader [Section Leader?]"
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Navy Nurse Corps indoctrination class, 1958]

    • 1958-01-07
    • Class photo of new Navy Nurse Corps initiates at the U.S. Naval Hospital in St. Albans, New York, taken 7 January 1958. Mary Cannon is third from the left.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Betty Etten Wiker in recruiting office, circa 1949]

    • 1949
    • Photo of Betty Etten Wiker seated at her desk in a recruiting office at 39 Whitehall Street, New York City, circa 1949. Wiker is wearing a Women's Army Corps (WAC) winter service uniform with captain's rank insignia, United States Army Air Forces...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers

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