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    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall Papers
    • [Barrack B at NAS Seattle, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Barrack B building at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, can be seen through a small grove of trees. Writing on the back of the photograph indicates that this is where Janet M. Mead lived while stationed there from February 1945 to August 1946.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry at vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry in 1943, seated at a vanity and reflected in a mirror. She holds a pen over an open atlas and wears her WAVES dress blue uniform.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Henrietta Pearl Terry on a vanity, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal photo of Henrietta Pearl Terry, posed on a vanity with an atlas, in WAVES dress blue uniform in 1943.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [WAVES in snow storm, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Four WAVES in raincoats and havelocks stand in the snow at Smith College, Massachusetts, circa 1942.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry 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
    • [Four WAVES in front of fountain, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Janet M. Mead (second from left) and three fellow WAVES pose in front of a fountain, like in Seattle. They are all dressed in WAVES dress blue uniforms, black oxford shoes, and soft brims hats with white covers.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Janet Mead and Dick, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Janet M. Mead and a serviceman identified as Dick playfully pose in front of an unidentified building. Mead is dressed in the WAVES dress blue service jacket, skirt, and barracks cap; a navy enlisted sleeve insignia with radioman specialty mark can...
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Janet Mead in white service dress, ca. 1945]

    • 1945
    • Janet M. Mead poses in a WAVES service dress white jacket, white skirt, black oxfords, and soft brimmed service cap in front of an unidentified building and gated park.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Janet Mead in front of dining hall, ca. 1945]

    • 1945
    • Janet M. Mead stands in front of the dinning hall at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, where she was stationed from February 1945 to August 1946. She wears the WAVES service dress jacket, skirt, barracks cap, and handbag.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Henrietta Terry in snow, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Lt. Henrietta P. Terry, in WAVES raincoat and havelock, salutes the camera while standing in a snowstorm at Smith College, Massachusetts, circa 1942.
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Elizabeth Korn papers

    • 1944-10-26
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0282 Elizabeth Korn Papers
    • [NAS Seattle gatehouse, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marine gatehouse at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington. The road leading to the gate is lined with a retaining wall and yucca plants, and a car can be observed in the background.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to her mother, 26 August 1944]

    • 1944-08-26
    • Mead describes several inspections and a military review parade, and expresses pride at the admiration shown by civilians and military observing. She also tells of her roommates and how being in the navy is teaching them to show consideration for...
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to her mother, 20 August 1944]

    • 1944-08-20
    • Mead tells her mother how basic training is proceeding, including her near discharge for an episode of "nerves," the job selection process, her hope to attend radio school, being issued more new uniforms, going for sundaes, and seeing a performance...
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955

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