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    • [WAVES on parade ground at Hunter College Navy Training Base]

    • Undated
    • In this photo likely members of WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Serviceā€”U.S. Navy) Company 68-44 Battalion Two, U.S. Navy, are marching on the parade ground at Hunter College in Bronx, New York. They wear the standard WAVES white...
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bonner Eshelman, 1999

    • 1999-02-17
    • Documents Helen Bonner Eshelman's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG) during the Depression; her service in the South Pacific as a dietitian for the...
    • WV0039 Helen Bonner Eshelman Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Jane DeWan, 1999

    • 1999-01-28
    • Documents Mary Jane DeWan's pre-war nurse's training; her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1945; and her life and career following World War II.

      DeWan briefly discusses her nursing training before...
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • 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
    • [Photograph of Kimberly Dawn Mozingo]

    • 1989
    • Kimberly Dawn Mozingo is seen here holding a teddy bear and wearing her Battle Dress Uniform in her dorm room at Pease Air Force Base in New Hampshire.
    • WV0545 Kimberly Dawn Mozingo Oral History
    • [Photograph of Kimberly Dawn Mozingo]

    • 1989
    • This photograph shows Kimberly Dawn Mozingo wearing her cold weather gear in her dorm room at Pease Air Force Base in New Hampshire.
    • WV0545 Kimberly Dawn Mozingo Oral History
    • [Photograph of Kimberly Dawn Mozingo]

    • 1989
    • Kimberly Dawn Mozingo is seen here wearing her Battle Dress Uniform in her dorm room at Pease Air Force Base in New Hampshire.
    • WV0545 Kimberly Dawn Mozingo Oral History
    • [Photograph of Kimberly Dawn Mozingo]

    • 1989
    • Kimberly Dawn Mozingo is seen here wearing her Dress Blues Uniform in her dorm room at Pease Air Force Base in New Hampshire.
    • WV0545 Kimberly Dawn Mozingo Oral History
    • [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
    • [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
    • [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
    • [Women in the Air Force at Fort Slocum, New York, 1949]

    • 1949-08-09
    • A group of nine U.S. Air Force personnel, including eight women, pose on ship off the coast of New Rochelle, New York, during a visit to Headquarters 1st Air Force at Fort Slocum, New York. The women wear variations of the service uniform. Pictured...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders swears in WAVES, 1949]

    • 1949-06
    • Viola Brown Sanders, holding a Bible, swears in four WAVES who have signed up for another tour at U.S. Naval Station New Orleans, Louisiana, in June of 1949. All of the women wear the WAVES gray and white seersucker working uniform. Pictured (from...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders 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
    • [Red Cross workers at Mardi Gras, circa 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Dorothy Coley (right) and friends, including fellow Red Cross members in uniform, celebrate the first Mardi Gras after World War II in New Orleans, Louisiana, in February 1946.
    • WV0117 Dorothy Coley Papers
    • [Caroline Morrison and Fran Taylor in New Orleans, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Carol Morrison Garrett (right) and Fran Taylor (left) pose for a photograph in New Orleans in 1946. Garrett is wearing an olive drab service dress uniform and army garrison cap. Taylor is dressed in an Army Nurse Corps wool overcoat and garrison...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-13
    • Reeves has transferred to Clark Field at Luzon, Philippines. She describes seeing the destruction of Manila, her bullet-riddled house, local plant life, food, and natives. She suspects Betty's current illness is caused by love life woes and "being...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-01
    • Jean Holdridge (Reeves) is in the process of closing and tearing down her club. She mentions that Tom Reeves is moving to a new base and that she had trouble with a missing jeep.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-20
    • Reeves has been assigned back to the Student Officer's Club. She reports that since the area director's visit, several ARC girls have been transfered. Of note is the list of locations she has been in New Guinea. Reeves also mentions treatment for...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-06-12
    • Reeves wishes her Daddy a Father's Day. She also notes a visit from the area recreation director, the club getting a lot of patronage, the somewhat lazy detail men assigned to it, new furniture in her room, and movies she has seen.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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