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  • Title: WAVE
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    • [Two Marines and a WAVE, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary McLeod Rogers (left) poses with her friends Mary Chenery and Alice Gauin, circa 1945. The two Marines wear forest green winter uniforms with bell-crown hats. The woman in the middle appears to be a U.S. Navy WAVE in belted coat and enlisted...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [WAVE in swimsuit, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WAVE lieutenant junior grade Carol Abackbank(", a Japanese American, poses in her swimsuit at Long Beach, California, in 1962. In the water behind her, many ships can be seen. The back of photo reads "we took this pin-up type so she could send a...
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • [WAVE in uniform, 1961]

    • 1961
    • An unidentified WAVE poses outside the female officers' quarters while at Officer Candidate School in 1961.
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • From recruit to salty wave! [1944]

    • 1944
    • Forty-six page book, illustrated with line drawings by WAVE Marjorie Sue Green, to record the "evolutionary process by which a recruit became a very salty 'woman-of-war.'" Publication illustrates details of enlistment process and basic training,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Eleanor Rigney and fellow WAVE, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Eleanor Rigney (left) and Esther Samuelson Derthick (right) stand beside the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, circa 1944. Both wear the dress blue WAVES uniform, Rigney with enlisted brimmed hat with blue cover, and Derthick with garrison cap.
    • WV0101 Eleanor Rigney Papers
    • [Two WACs and a WAVE, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Two WACs (right) and a Navy WAVES member (left) pose in front of building, circa 1945.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • WAVE officer candidate program [1963]

    • 1963
    • Yellow and blue recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, published in 1963. Topics include eligibility, the application process, recruit training, duty assignments, and salary and benefits. The back page features a preliminary questionnaire to...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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