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    • [Mary Kate Bonds, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Mary Kate Bonds stands on the stairs of a building for a full-length photo following her promotion to ensign in 1944. Bonds is wearing the WAVES blue service dress with officer's cap.
    • [Mary Kate Bonds salutes, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Mary Kate Bonds stands in salute on the stairs of a building following her promotion to ensign in 1944. Bonds is wearing the WAVES blue service dress with officer's cap.
    • [Mary Kate Bonds in work uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Photo of Mary Kate Bonds in WAVES work uniform, 1943. The uniform includes a navy blue shirt with ensign insignia on the collar and a light blue tie.
    • [Mary Kate Bonds in work uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Close-up, hand-colored photo of Mary Kate Bonds in WAVES work uniform, 1943. The uniform includes a navy blue shirt with ensign insignia on the collar and a light blue tie.
    • [Kathryn Dougherty and Mary Kate Bonds, 1948]

    • 1948
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Lieutenant Mary Kate Bonds prepares to takes notes while talking to her battalion commander, Lieutenant Commander Kathryn Dougherty, at Dougherty's desk at Naval Station Great Lakes in 1948.
    • [Mary Kate Bonds in white service dress, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Mary Kate Bonds stands outside WAVES Quarters D in Corpus Christi, Texas, after she made lieutenant jg in 1944. She is wearing the WAVES white service dress with officer's cap and purse.
    • [Mary Kate Bonds in Hollywood, ca. 1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • WAVE Mary Kate Bonds is pictured on a dock while on duty in Hollywood from 1951 to 1952. She wears the blue service dress with lieutenant commander sleeve stripes and officer's hat.
    • [Mary Kate Bonds receives medal, 1966]

    • 1966
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Mary Kate Bonds receives Joint Service Commendation medal in 1966. An unidentified officer pins the award to her uniform.
    • [Mary Kate Bonds at desk, 1958]

    • 1958-09-18
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • U.S. Navy Commander Mary Kate Bonds sits at her desk while stationed in France on 18 Sept 1958.
    • [HQ European Command women, 1966]

    • 1966-07-29
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • 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...
    • [Portrait of Mary Kate Bonds, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Portrait of Mary Kate Bonds after her promotion to ensign in 1944. She wears the WAVES white service dress with officer's cap.
    • Mary Kate Bonds receives award, circa  1991

    • 1991
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Mary Kate Bonds receives the Order of Long Leaf Pine, North Carolina's highest civilian honor, awarded by Governor James G. Martin for her extraordinary service to the state, circa 1991.
    • [Esther Williams at WAVES Training Center, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • 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...
    • [Esther Williams on diving board at Naval Station Great Lakes, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Competitive swimmer and actress Esther Williams (in civilian clothing) stands on the diving board at pool at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center in 1949. Williams is surrounded by a group of WAVES and holding an old bathing suit or tank top.
    • [Esther Williams salutes, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Competitive swimmer and actress Esther Williams salutes a WAVE during her visit to Great Lakes WAVES Training Center in 1949.

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