Photo #: 80-G-K-5793 (Color)
Yeoman 1st Class Marjorie Daw Adams, USNR(W)
Obtains a receipt from Mailman 2nd Class Wilbur L. Harrison, who is picking up classified mail for his attack transport, at Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, California, on 13 June 1945. He is armed with a handgun for security reasons.
Much of the official Navy mail going to the Pacific Fleet passes through the Fleet Post Office's Registry Office.
Note WAVES recruiting poster in the background.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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12 January 2001