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    • [Willa Walker Bean, portrait photo, circa 1954]

    • 1944
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Willa Walker wears the postwar blue outdoor uniform. On her lapel is the standard Navy Nurse Corps Insignia. She appears to have on a WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S.Navy)officer's cap which may be out of regulation.
    • [WAVES battalion photo, Bethesda, Maryland]

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    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Written on the front page of theis photograph is "Company Battalion 2, U.S.N. [Navy] Hospital Corps School (Women's Reserve), Bethesda, Maryland." The women standing in formation are WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S....
    • [WAVES on parade ground at Hunter College Navy Training Base]

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    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • In this photo likely members of WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—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...
    • [Willa Bean and a unidentified U.S. Navy solider]

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    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Willa Bean wears the navy blue service and dress uniform and black oxford shoes. The patch located on her right arm, mid-shoulder, indicates the rank of third class petty officer. The man in the photo has on the dark blue dress uniform of the U.S....
    • [Willa in group shot of WAVES, Bronx NY, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • The women in the photograph wear a combination of WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S. Navy] clothing that is outside of standard regulation. They have on the standard WAVES white t-shirt and blue tie. This is combined with...
    • [WAVES group photo]

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    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • This is a candid shot; women in the photograph are wearing the regulation pinstriped gray working uniform, Lisel stockings, oxford work shoes, blue cover hat, and matching blue cap ribbon. On the lapels is a patch of the traditional WAVES (Women...
    • [Walker and fellow WAVES obverse traditional quilt making]

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    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Walker and the other women in this photograph (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S.Navy)wear the enlisted gray pinstriped working uniform, and the regulation cap with identical cover for the gray uniform. The clear view positioning...

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