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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

Willa in group shot of WAVES, Bronx NY, 1945

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Object ID: WV0491.6.005

Description: The women in the photograph wear a combination of WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S. Navy] clothing that is outside of standard regulation. They have on the standard WAVES white t-shirt and blue tie. This is combined with the non-striped dress of the WAVES gray working dress. They all have on the standard WAVES service cap, some with white or blue hat covers.

Collection: Willa Walker Bean Papers

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