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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
    • [WASP beside sign, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A WASP poses with a sign that reads "Women Trainees Only In This Area," circa 1944. She wears the WASP leather A-2 jacket with Fifinella patch.
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • [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
    • [Army nurses in Tokyo, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Agnes Cantwell (right) and a fellow nurse stand in front of a large billboard that announces their entrance into Tokyo,"Home of the Cavalry Division," in 1946.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Agnes Cantwell in jeep, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Agnes Cantwell drives an army vehicle in the Philippines in 1945. The pant legs and shirt sleeves of her work uniform are rolled up.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Agnes Cantwell in ANC uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Agnes Cantwell in Army Nurse Corps olive drab jacket and khaki skirt, at home before leaving for overseas, 1945.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [WACs at Philippines field hospital, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Agnes Cantwell's WAC co-workers are seated on steps in front of an army hospital in the Philippines in 1945. The seated WACs wear service uniforms with pants while a soldier and a nurse in the cotton seersucker field uniform stand above them.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell 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
    • [Army Nurse Corps seersucker cap, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army Nurse Corps brown and white striped seersucker army nurse cap laced and tied in the back. Worn with brown and white seersucker hospital uniform. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack in the 1940s.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap with gold and black piping, with rank insignia on left front flap and caduceus on right front flap. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack during World War II.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk removing helmet, 1984]

    • 1984
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kuchaarczyk removing her helmet after seventy minutes of flight over Germany, May 1984. Caption on back reads: Back O.K. Even look like I know what's going on!
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, 1998]

    • 1998
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk as 361st TRS Commander at Seppard Air Force Base, Texas, 1998.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, 1989]

    • 1989
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk at her desk, as 363rd Equipment Maintenance Squadron (EMS) Commander, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, 1989.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, 1986]

    • 1986
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk at Shaw Air Force Base open house and air show, Sumter, South Carolina, 1986.
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003

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