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  • Veteran's biography: aviation
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    • [WAVES on New York sidewalk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • A line of WAVES stands on a sidewalk in Bronx, New York, near Hunter College, in 1943. Some have suitcases; they were preparing to depart for another assignment.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Esther Williams at WAVES Training Center, 1949]

    • 1949
    • Actress and competitive swimmer Esther Williams walks underneath the sign at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center reading "Through these portals pass the women of the greatest navy on earth," while on a visit to the base in Illinois in 1949. Two men...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [HQ European Command women, 1966]

    • 1966-07-29
    • All ten WAVES assigned to Headquarters European Command pose together around a cake commemorating the 24th anniversary of women in the U.S. Navy while at Camp des Loges, outside Paris, France, in July 1966. The front of photo reads "To Commander...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [WAVES apartments in Bronx, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Apartment building where WAVES were billeted in Bronx, New York, near Hunter College, 1943.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Mary Kate Bonds in work uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Close-up, hand-colored photo of Mary Kate Bonds in WAVES work uniform, 1943. The uniform includes a navy blue shirt with ensign insignia on the collar and a light blue tie.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Esther Williams on diving board at Naval Station Great Lakes, 1949]

    • 1949
    • Competitive swimmer and actress Esther Williams (in civilian clothing) stands on the diving board at pool at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center in 1949. Williams is surrounded by a group of WAVES and holding an old bathing suit or tank top.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Esther Williams salutes, 1949]

    • 1949
    • Competitive swimmer and actress Esther Williams salutes a WAVE during her visit to Great Lakes WAVES Training Center in 1949.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Elizabeth Ann Carlin]

    • Undated
    • Elizabeth Ann Carlin during her first equatorial crossing, or Wog Day.
    • WV0559 Elizabeth Ann Carlin Papers
    • [Elizabeth Ann Carlin]

    • Undated
    • Elizabeth Ann Carlin is seen cleaning stations.
    • WV0559 Elizabeth Ann Carlin Papers
    • [Portrait of Elizabeth Ann Carlin, 2004]

    • 2004
    • Elizabeth Ann Carlin is seen here in a portrait taken during basic training in 2004. She is wearing her Service Dress Blue Uniform with a white cap.
    • WV0559 Elizabeth Ann Carlin Papers
    • [Elizabeth Ann Carlin]

    • Undated
    • Elizabeth Ann Carlin on watch.
    • WV0559 Elizabeth Ann Carlin Papers
    • [Elizabeth Ann Carlin]

    • Undated
    • Elizabeth Ann Carlin poses with others.
    • WV0559 Elizabeth Ann Carlin Papers

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