Photo #: 80-G-23754
Female Officer Training School, Hunter College, New York City
Commissioning ceremonies at the new training school for female Navy (WAVES) and Coast Guard (SPARS) Officers, circa early 1943.
Standing in front are (left to right):
Fiorello La Guardia, Mayor of New York City;
Lieutenant Commander Mildred McAfee, USNR, Director of the WAVES; and
Rear Admiral Randall Jacobs, USN, Chief of Naval Personnel.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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17 December 1999