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    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gilbert Mattson, 1999

    • 1999-01-09
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Gilbert Mattson's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946; and her involvement in WAVES National beginning in the late 1980s.

      Mattson...
    • WV0014 Virginia Gilbert Mattson Papers
    • [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
    • [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
    • [WAVES on New York sidewalk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • A line of WAVES stands on a sidewalk in Bronx, New York, near Hunter College, in 1943. Some have suitcases; they were preparing to depart for another assignment.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds 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
    • [WAVES apartments in Bronx, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Apartment building where WAVES were billeted in Bronx, New York, near Hunter College, 1943.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Hunter College, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photograph of Hunter College in New York as seen in 1943. The college served as a WAVES Training Center during World War II.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds 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
    • [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
    • [WAVES Platoon 3 at Hunter College, 1943]

    • 1943-02
    • WAVES Platoon 3 of Company 111 stands in formation for a group photo in front of a building at at Hunter College in February 1943. The WAVES are wearing overcoats and enlisted service hats with blue cover.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [WAVES 13th Regiment, Hunter College, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Group portrait of the U.S. Navy WAVES 13th Regiment taken during basic training at Hunter College, circa 1943. All the women wear the WAVES service dress blue uniform, white gloves, and service hat with white cover. A woman in the front row holds a...
    • WV0438 Ava Caudle Honeycutt Papers

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