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    • [WAVES aboard the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES Elizabeth Ryan and Mildred Fitzgerald view the binnacle, a case housing the compass, of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [WAVES view the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES, including Elizabeth Ryan (2nd from left) and Mildred Fitgerald (far right) view the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [Inez Stroud with saxophone, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Inez Stroud, a member of the WAC ASF Band, poses with her saxophone at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa. She is wearing the enlistees' summer khaki uniform.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Inez Stroud, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Full length seated portrait of Inez Stroud, circa 1945.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [WAC Company 6, 3rd Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • African American Company 6 of WAC 3rd Regiment poses at the First WAC Training Center at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa on August 15, 1945. Commanding Officer is Lt. Thelma B. Brown, Second in Command is Lt. Verdi M. Hickambottom, and Lt. Margaret A. Curtis...
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Inez Stroud at desk, 1951]

    • 1951-12
    • Cpl. Inez Stroud works at her desk in the post chapel at Fort Lewis, Washington, in December 1951.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Inez Stroud recieves award]

    • 1955
    • Inez Stroud receives a certificate from unidentified male officer.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Inez Stroud, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Full-length portrait of Cpl. Inez Stroud, 1944.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [WAC band unit, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of WAC band. Inez Stroud holds a saxophone in the second row. Other members are identified by handwriting on the photo.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Portrait of three SPARS,1944]

    • 1944
    • Virginia Van Dongen (top) and two fellow Coast Guard SPARS from the Atlantic City station pose in 1944.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [Virginia Van Dongen, 1944]

    • 1943
    • Virginia Van Dongen in dress blue uniform outside her mother's home, immediately following her enlistment with the SPARs in summer of 1943.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [Louise Nash Dorsett,  1945]

    • 1945
    • Louise Nash Dorsett stands in front of a tree wearing a WAVES officer dress blue uniform and garrison cap in spring of 1945.
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • [Portrait of Louise Nash Dorsett, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal headshot of Louise N. Dorsett, taken while she was stationed at the Bureau of Ships in Washington, DC, in the spring of 1943.
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Louise Nash Dorsett, 1999

    • 1999-01-19
    • Documents Louise Nash Dorsett's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Dorsett recalls her early life during the Depression and...
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • [WAVES blue winter uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES officer's dress blue winter uniform with tailored navy blue wool blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and two reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and navy blue...
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History

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