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  • Item description: Accepted
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    • It's a woman's war too! join the WAVES [circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter depicts a WAVE operator. 28 inches x 43 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to brother Charlie, 1942]

    • 1942-08-12
    • Discusses her difficulty being accepted into the WAAC [Women Army Auxiliary Corps], finally being allowed to take the army medical exam, her desire to join despite her sister Dena's expected unenthusiastic response, and her recent social activities.
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Nell Smith Lutz and female navy service member, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Nell Smith Lutz (left, in civilian clothing) and a fellow member of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) walk side by side. The servicewomen is dressed in a blue WAVES officer's service dress "b" uniform and service...
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • Enlist in the WAVES [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services) that encourages women to "release a man to fight at sea." Includes large illustration of WAVE saluting. 28 inches x 42 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • We want the world to know we're on the same team." [1943]

    • 1943
    • ".and there's none better. Recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during world War II. Illustration by John Falter features WAVES member flanked by two male sailors. 28 inches x 39 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Share the deeds of victory [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter depicts a WAVES member as an air traffic controller. 10 inches x 15 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Proud- I'll say [1943]

    • 1943
    • Recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), 1943. Illustration by John Falter depicts a father at his desk holding a framed portrait of his daughter in her WAVES uniform. 28 inches x 42 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Betty, 1943]

    • 1943-03-21
    • Katopes relates her discouragement at learning she has washed out of Officer Candidate School, and describes the reasons for it, emphasizing the importance befriending the "right" people. She describes her job in Public Relations at Fort...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Nell Smith Lutz at desk, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nell Smith Lutz is seated at a desk, where she is filling out a daily balance sheet as a part of her disbursing duties for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Lutz is wearing the seersucker working uniform with...
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • [Willa Walker Bean, portrait photo, circa 1954]

    • 1944
    • 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.
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Have you got what it takes to fill an important job like this? [1944]

    • 1944
    • World War II era Recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter features a WAVE working as a parachute rigger. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Willa in group shot of WAVES, Bronx NY, 1945]

    • 1945
    • 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...
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • WAVES Newsletter [August 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • August 1945 issue of "The WAVES Newsletter" It contains items of interest to members of the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. Articles of general interest include "WAVES in Hawaii Bid Aloha to Captain 'Mac'" and "WAVES Observe Third...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-14
    • Pozyck wonders what will be the final outcome of the war, and hopes that the United State's terms will be accepted. She is currently the only nurse in her ward.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • WAVES Newsletter[November 1945]

    • 1945-11
    • November 1945 issue of the "WAVES Newsletter" It contains items of interest to members of the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. Articles of interest include "WAVES Instruct Bombardiers at Banana River Air Station" and "Hydrographic...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAVES Newsletter [January 1946]

    • 1946-01
    • January 1946 issue of "The WAVES Newsletter" It contains items of interest to members of Women Accepted for Emergency Volunteer Service. Articles of general interest include "Legislation will be Introduced to Permit WAVES in Postwar Navy"Training...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • U.S. Naval training bulletin [1948]

    • 1948-11
    • This black and white, 32-page bulletin was published by the Bureau of Naval Personnel in November 1948. It features a cover story on the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service-U.S. Navy). The three page article details WAVES training...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Girls, after graduation what are your plans? [1955]

    • 1955
    • Fold-out recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps, 1955. Two-color illustrated publication describes available careers, training courses, how to qualify, and what happens after you're accepted.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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