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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060


Papers of Captain
Louise K. Wilde,
1942-1979


Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, and histories of female naval personnel collected by Captain Louise K. Wilde. Wilde served as Assistant Chief of Personnel for Women from 1953 to 1957. As a retired officer, Wilde began writing a history of the WAVES program. Two preliminary chapters in that work were completed and are included in this collection.


Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as Papers of Louise K. Wilde, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


Extent

3 cubic feet


3 July 2003