World War II era WAVES - Quarters (Part II)



This page features views related to World War II era WAVES' quarters, and provides a link to images of their meals.

Overivew images of WAVES of the World War II Overview and Special Images


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Photo #: 80-G-40631

Ensign Emma D. Shelton, USNR(W)


Receives a salute from a Marine sentry as she enters an apartment building that served as temporary WAVES quarters, circa 1943.
Note revolver worn by the sentry.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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Photo #: 80-G-40630

WAVES receive mail


From Postmistress Mrs. Jan Phillips, circa 1944.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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Photo #: 80-G-1010910

Seaman 2nd Class Mary Garrell, USNR(W)


Mans the switchboard at WAVES Quarters "D", Washington, D.C., August 1943.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

 
Photo #: 80-G-41038

U.S. Navy enlisted WAVES


Registering in the liberty log, at the Master-at-Arms' office of a Naval facility, April 1943. The Master-at-Arms is seated in left center, wearing the badge of her position.
Location may be the U.S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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Photo #: 80-G-207704

Specialist (S) 3rd class Aspasia Phoutrides, USNR(W)


Inspects a WAVE barracks at the Advanced Naval Training Station, Lake Union, Seattle, Washington, 18 September 1943.
One of the occupations covered by the Specialist (S) rating was Master at Arms (WAVE).

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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Photo #: 80-G-86844

WAVE Seaman 1st Class C. Reed


Arrives at ACORN Training Detachment, Port Hueneme, California, with a wardrobe and no place to stow it, 15 October 1943.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

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Photo #: 80-G-297443

Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Harriet Ida Pickens
(left) and
Ensign Frances Wills

Packing following graduation from the Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School (WR) at Northampton, Massachusetts, circa December 1944.
They were the Navy's first African-American "WAVES" officers and graduated with the Northampton school's final class.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives.

Online Image: 84KB; 590 x 765

Reproductions may be available through the National Archives

 


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