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  • Veteran's biography: 1966
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    • [Helicopter bringing in wounded, 1969]

    • 1969
    • A dust-off helicopter rests on the helipad at the USARV hospital in Long Binh, Vietnam, in spring of 1969. Two men remove a wounded patient on a stretcher from the chopper.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • A group of three WACs and three soldiers pose in a street in Paris on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Also pictured (left to right) are: Stephenson, Polly, Kent, Salz, Shearer, Ruth Shaver, and Perks.
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver 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
    • [Memo satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 1968]

    • 1968-12-13
    • A one-page memo addressed to "all managers" satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, saying that "a White Christmas would be in violation of Title II." A list of five rules for decorating for and celebrating Christmas is given.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Letter from Governor Paul Laxalt to Lee Wilson, 1969]

    • 1969-05-23
    • A one-page typed letter from Nevada Governor Paul Laxalt to Lee Wilson, congratulating her on her military service in Vietnam, and offering her assistance in beginning her career. Laxalt mistakenly refers to Wilson as a man; he later sent a letter...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Group photograph at All Navy Golf Championship, 1968]

    • 1968
    • A photograph taken during the 1968 All Navy Golf Championships at Naval Station Long Beach, California. Photographed individuals (Left to Right) are Lieutenant Commander Collins, Lieutenant Commander Ryder, Lieutenant Junior Grade Hudson,...
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • [Jeeps at USARV, circa 1968]

    • 1968
    • A row of military vehicles is parked U.S. Army, Vietnam Headquarters in Long Binh, Vietnam, circa 1968. The air traffic control tower can be seen in the background.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [WAVES company passing in review, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A WAVES recruit company marches in formation on a parade ground at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, in fall 1951. All of the women wear the WAVES service dress blue uniform with matching garrison cap.
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Esther Williams at WAVES Training Center, 1949]

    • 1949
    • Actress and competitive swimmer Esther Williams walks underneath the sign at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center reading "Through these portals pass the women of the greatest navy on earth," while on a visit to the base in Illinois in 1949. Two men...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Army nurses on laundry day, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Alice C. Boehret and her friend "Wash" carry bags of clothing on laundry day while posted in Wraxall, England, in late 1944 or early 1945.
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • [HQ European Command women, 1966]

    • 1966-07-29
    • All ten WAVES assigned to Headquarters European Command pose together around a cake commemorating the 24th anniversary of women in the U.S. Navy while at Camp des Loges, outside Paris, France, in July 1966. The front of photo reads "To Commander...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Lee Wilson at work, 1967]

    • 1967-12-21
    • An official U.S. Army photograph taken of Lee Wilson at work as a section chief at the transfer point at Fort Jackson, S.C., in December 1967.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [WAC on a base in Vietnam, circa 1968]

    • 1968
    • An unidentified African-American WAC is photographed in mid-step at Long Binh, Vietnam, circa 1968. She wears WAC hot weather fatigues and carries a black leather handbag.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Veteran reunion]

    • Undated
    • An unidentified group of veterans poses at an event.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson 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

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