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    • [Cadet Nurse Corps blue dress, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Cadet Nurse Corps blue dress and white apron, with white Cadet Nurse Corps patch on gray and white cotton summer uniform, circa 1943. Worn with white cap. Patch has red oval in center with a white Maltese cross embroidered with "US" in...
    • WV0010 Florence Leonard Uniform
    • [WAVES pass in review, 1946]

    • 1946-04-13
    • Three WAVES, including Francis Barringer Bailey in the center, salute as pass in review at U.S. Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas, on April 13, 1946. Male navy officers stand on a raised platform to take the review, with service men in khaki...
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Frances Barringer Bailey in uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Frances Barringer Bailey poses on the steps of a building in her WAVES dress white summer uniform with officer's combination hat in 1943. A note on the back of the photo reads,"Dress whites - we hated this uniform."
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Franes Barringer Bailey in uniform beside a car, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Frances Barringer Bailey poses beside a car in front of her home wearing a belted raincoat and officer's combination hat. The back of the photo reads,"The raincoat, we thought it flattering."
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [WAVES dine at an anniversary party, 1945]

    • 1945-07-30
    • WAVES dine at tables during a party in Corpus Christi, Texas. The women are probably celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the establishment of the WAVES on July 30, 1942. The WAVES are in navy blue dress uniforms and being waited on by an...
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Aerial photograph of review parade, 1946]

    • 1946-04-13
    • Aerial photograph of review parade at U.S. Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas, on April 13, 1946. Four WAVES unit formations and many male navy units stand at attention on a tarmac.
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [WAVES units pass in review, 1946]

    • 1946-04-13
    • Review ceremony at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas, on April 13, 1946. Two WAVES formations march on the tarmac, followed by units of male sailors. Three officers stand in a triangle formation in front. Two male and one female...
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Great Lakes Supply Department staff, 1943]

    • 1943-11-12
    • A formal group photograph of the Great Lakes Supply Department staff at U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, taken November 12, 1943.
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Supply School graduation class, 1943]

    • 1943-08
    • Half of the graduating class of the Navy Supply Corps School at Harvard's Radcliffe College pose for a formal photo in August 1943. The group is comprised of five rows of WAVES and three male sailors.
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Four WAVES and a sailor, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Five U.S. Navy members pose outside a building at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas, circa 1946. The WAVES are identified as colleagues of Francis B. Bailey, who worked in the base's dispersing and payroll offices.
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Frances Barringer Bailey with coworker, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Frances Barringer Bailey poses with a coworker, a sailor, on the steps of a building at the Naval Air Station at Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1946. Both carry pistols in holsters on their hips because Bailey is transporting the payroll.
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Frances Barringer Bailey in uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Francis Barringer Bailey poses in front of her home wearing the WAVES white summer uniform with officer's combination hat and a purse. The back of the photo reads, "Summer seersucker - seldom wore the jacket."
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Portrait of Frances Barringer Bailey, 1943]

    • 1943-06
    • A formal portrait of Frances Barringer Bailey taken upon completion of WAVES basic training in the summer of 1943. She wears a dark uniform with the combination hat.
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Frances Barringer Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-04-25
    • Documents Frances Barringer Bailey's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES in Massachusetts; Great Lakes, Illinois; and Corpus Christi, Texas; and her career in education.
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    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Two WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Two WACs, possibly including Florence S. Weil, stand in front of snow-covered steps on a windy day at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa, circa 1944. The WAC on the right wears a utility coat and Hobby hat.
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [Florence S. Weil on base, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Florence S. Weil walks on a road on base, circa 1944, as two other WACs smile in the background. All three women wear the WAC wool overcoat.
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [Portrait of Florence S. Weil, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Florence S. Weil, circa 1944. Weil is wearing the WAC olive drab service uniform with a port of embarkation sleeve patch and garrison cap.
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [Florence S. Weil on set, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC Florence S. Weil (right, in olive drab winter service uniform with port of embarkation patch) is pictured at a NBC studio set, circa 1944. A fellow soldier and a female civilian are also present. The set backdrop is a brick wall, supplemented...
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [Florence S. Weil accepts award, 1943]

    • 1943-07
    • Florence S. Weil shakes hands with a colonel while accepting a silver plate trophy for winning a July 1943 officer's tennis tournament.
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers

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