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    • [Portrait of Mary Ellen West, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers
    • Portrait of Mary Ellen West taken while she was attending Navy Storekeepers School at the University of Indiana in 1944.
    • [Mary Ellen West at work in office, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers
    • Storekeeper Third Class Mary Ellen West (right) sits at a typewriter while two other WAVES work at desks in their shared office at Whiting Field, Florida, in 1944. The women were assigned to a Pensacola housing project; through the window a...
    • [Mary Ellen West in uniform, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers
    • Mary Ellen West poses by a palm tree in Pensacola, Florida, wearing the WAVES all-purpose coat and soft-brimmed hat, in 1944.
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ellen West, 1999

    • 1999-03-30
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers
    • Documents Mary Ellen West's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • [WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers
    • WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat with blue cover and navy tally with "US Navy" in gold letters across the front. Worn with interchangeable navy, white, and seersucker covers. This hat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • [WAVES officer's wool coat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers
    • WAVES officer's navy blue wool double-breasted overcoat with three pairs of Navy gold buttons, belt sewn on the back, and reserve blue stripes on cuffs. This coat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • [WAVES navy trousers, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers
    • WAVES navy blue slacks worn with the short-sleeve white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie. This uniform worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.

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