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    • [Entrance of General Littleton Waller, 1944]

    • 1944-08-30
    • General Littleton W. T. Waller and his Marine Reserves attendants walk past saluting women who line the sidewalk during his visit on August 30, 1944. On the left side of the photo, an all-male Marine brass band is playing.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern 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
    • [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
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-18
    • Pozyck hasn't had mail for three days, but has heard news of men killed in action. She also mentions a visit from a doctor who taught Pozyck in basic training.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-09-04
    • Pozcyk has received a letter written after Louis' visit with her parents and is glad to know he is well. She wants to come home and settle into married life.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-26
    • Goddard mentions her wedding anniversary and speaking to her husband on the phone. She discusses a visit from her parents, her father's health, and packages she received.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-01-10
    • Goddard writes of her visit to the dentist, a letter from her parents, and new rules with strict repercussions at Rapid City AAB. She plans to go home to her husband for the weekend and discusses the menu for her visit.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-03-21
    • Goddard writes of her weekend with her husband and how much she misses him. She tells of a gardening project, a visit to friends in the hospital, and practical jokes the women play on each other. She hopes that Germany will fall in the spring as...
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-07-11
    • Carol writes that the medical WACs are leaving on Friday for Sioux Falls, and hopes that she will get down there to visit her husband for the weekend. She's making plans for shipping her belongings home, and mentions doing laundry.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cox to Bob, 1944]

    • 1944-09-14
    • Kay Cox describes the difficulty of training three new recruits, an amusing visit from an officer, and the army's ever changing recruitment policies. She reprimands Bob for a depressing comment in a previous letter and confirms their mutual...
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie, 13 Feb 1918]

    • 1918-02-13
    • Glory Hancock writes to a Favie to congratulate him on his engagement and asks for more details. She says she will try to visit in May and is getting leave to go retrieve her diplomas and pin from Paris.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918]

    • 1918
    • After a period of leave, Hancock describes the environment aboard the ship taking her back to her station. She fondly recalls a recent visit with her family and misses them greatly.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Helen Bolling Potts to Mary Channing Coleman, 1944]

    • 1944-09-18
    • Letter written by recent graduate Helen Bolling (Potts) to her former professor Mary Channing Coleman on 18 September 1944. This letter discusses the difficulties that the Red Cross Clubmobile or "donut wagon" women faced while serving in France...
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • [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 Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-06-12
    • Reeves wishes her Daddy a Father's Day. She also notes a visit from the area recreation director, the club getting a lot of patronage, the somewhat lazy detail men assigned to it, new furniture in her room, and movies she has seen.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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