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    • The story of you in navy blue [1944]

    • 1944
    • 45-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944. Included are illustrated job descriptions; an illustrated day-in-the-life of a WAVE; a question and answer section; an index of recruiting stations; as well as details of recruit school...
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • [WAAC 5th Company, 3rd Regiment, 1942]

    • 1942-12-19
    • 5th Company of the WAAC 3rd Regiment is photographed at the Fort Des Moines Training Center on December 19, 1942.
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • WAVES song lyrics [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • 6 typed, mimeographed pages containing the lyrics to WAVES songs, circa 1945. Songs include "WAVES of the Navy"The Duration and Six Months"Ginny the Ninny"WAVES of America"We are the Women's Reserve" and "Bell Bottom Skirts."
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • [WAC convoy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A convoy of military vehicles driven by and transporting WACs pictured at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [A couple cut their wedding cake, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A couple who has just been married cut their wedding cake while the servicemen and women in attendance look on, taken at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1944. Lucy Slade Libby (right, in white ARC uniform with nurses' cap) served as the bride's...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Graduation photo of Cooks and Bakers Class XI, 1944]

    • 1944-09-29
    • A formal group photo upon the graduation of the Cooks and Bakers Class XI at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, New York on September 29, 1944. Elizabeth C. Hickcox is in the center of the back row. The women pictured are: Alice Reed, Glenda...
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • [Army unit with Al D'Amato, 1990]

    • 1990
    • A group of U.S. Army personnel, including Captain Linda L. Bray (front center) pose for a group photo with New York Senator Al D'Amato (in civilian clothing). All service members are dressed in army battle dress uniforms. The photo is signed "Dear...
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • [Gas drill, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A line of eight WACs marches through a wooded area at Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, wearing gas masks, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Servicemen and women in line at a buffet, 1945]

    • 1945
    • A line of servicemen and women get food from a buffet while attending a dance in Guam in late 1945. Army nurse Lucy Slade Libby may be second from the right.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [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
    • [Joyce A. Heflin receives Navy Commendation Medal, 1985]

    • 1985-02
    • A man in naval dress uniform with sleeve insignia, identifying him as both a United States Navy commander and line officer, shakes hands with Joyce A. Heflin. Heflin is attired in naval dress uniform and stands in a row with other officers.
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    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • [Nurses quarters in Guam, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A row of temporary buildings that served as the nurses quarters of the 204th General Hospital in Guam, as seen in December 1945.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • A row of tents, including the emergency medical tent (left, bearing the red cross), set up for Operation Bright Star 1990 in Egypt in fall of 1989. Three military vehicles, including a military transport, are also pictured.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [369th Station Hospital, Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • A servicewoman walks past two temporary structures, one serving as the Personnel Section for the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan, in fall 1944. The road that runs past the structure is muddy due to rainy season precipitation.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • A soldier stands in the foreground of the desert landscape next to a row of A-frame canvas tents and a mobile lightening device. A collection of vehicles and an additional row of canvas a-frame tents can be seen on an overlooking hill. This...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [WAF unit on parade, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • A squadron of WAFs march toward the camera while on parade at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi, circa 1951.
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • [WAVES company passing in review, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A WAVES recruit company marches in formation on a parade ground at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, in fall 1951. All of the women wear the WAVES service dress blue uniform with matching garrison cap.
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers

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