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    • [Six WAVES, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink (second from right) poses with five other WAVES in varying uniforms with differing ranks, circa 1944. Four of the WAVES are in the navy blue work uniform with blue garrison caps, while two of women wear the gray seersucker work...
    • [Sylvia K. Swink in Washington, D.C., 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink, with a purse over her shoulder, walks on a street in Washington, D.C., in 1945. She wears the WAVES white shirtwaist and black tie, navy blue skirt, and matching garrison cap.
    • [WAVES class, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Group photo of a WAVES class posed on the steps of a building, probably at Hunter College, New York, in 1944. The women wear the WAVES gray and white seersucker work dress and service hat with navy blue cover.
    • [Portrait of Sylvia K. Swink, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Portrait of Sylvia Kenny Swink, circa 1944, in her WAVES blue service dress uniform with 1st Class Seaman sleeve stripes and garrison cap.
    • [Sylvia K. Swink, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink poses outside in the WAVES white service dress uniform and service hat with white cover, circa 1944.
    • [Sylvia K. Swink and brothers, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink poses with two of her brothers, the oldest a navy serviceman, in front of a car, circa 1944. She wears the WAVES blue service dress uniform and service hat with blue cover.
    • [WAVES marching, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • A unit of WAVES marches in formation, probably at Hunter College, New York, in 1944. The WAVES wear the gray and white seersucker work uniform and service cap with white cover.
    • Oral history interview with Sylvia Kenny Swink, 2003

    • 2003-02-05
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Primarily discusses Sylvia Kenny Swink's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as well as her pre- and post-war personal life.

      Swink discusses growing up during the Depression in Minnesota, and her...

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