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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
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Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060

Papers of
Eunice C. Dessez,

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the memoirs and associated materials of Eunice Dessez. Much of the collection consists of bound scrapbooks containing information on women who served in various armed forces unites during World War I. Included in the scrapbooks are letters, notes, envelopes, and lists of women in uniform. The collection also holds a copy of Dessez's 1956 book The First Enlisted Women, 1917-1918.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Eunice C. Dessez, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--History--Sources.
World War, 1914-1918--Women.
Women and the military.


3.5 cubic feet

13 August 2002