World War I era Women Yeomen Group Photographs
Washington, D.C.



This page features, and provides links to, group photographs of Women Yeomen in Washington, D.C., and provides links to group photos taken in other locations.

Other group photos of Women Yeomen in Washington, D.C.

Group photographs of World War I era Women Yeomen in other locations

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Photo #: NH 65622

Yeomen (F), Navy Department, White House Grounds, Washington, D.C., February 1919


Left side of a panoramic photograph of Navy Yeomen (F) posed on the Ellipse, Washington, D.C., with the White House in the distance.
Rear Admiral Victor Blue, Chief, Bureau of Navigation, is standing at the extreme left. Josephine Mitchell was assigned as his Chief Yeoman.

Collection of Mrs. Josephine Mitchell Brousseau, 1968.

NHHC collection

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Photo #: NH 65623

Yeomen (F), Navy Department, White House Grounds, Washington, D.C., February 1919


Right side of a panoramic photograph of Navy Yeomen (F) posed on the Ellipse, Washington, D.C., with the White House in the distance.
Chief Yeoman (F) Josephine Mitchell (then assigned as Chief Yeoman to Rear Admiral Victor Blue, Chief, Bureau of Navigation) is standing at the extreme right. The Commander to her right is Hayne Ellis, to who she was first assigned in April 1918. He was the Discipline Officer.

Collection of Mrs. Josephine Mitchell Brousseau, 1968.

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Photo #: NH 105367

Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department


Personnel of the Bureau of Navigation pose in front of the Pan-American Union Building, Washington, D.C., on 15 January 1919. Among those present is a large number of Yeomen (F).
Panoramic photograph by Schutz, 613 14th St., Washington, D.C.
From a camera location on 17th Street, NW, this photograph sweeps through approximately 180 degrees: looking south on the left, west in the center and north on the right. The northeast corner of the then-newly completed Main Navy Building is in the left background. In the right background is the south face of the Daughters of the American Revolution building.
In the front row, center, above the letter "A" in "Navy", is Captain Harris Laning, Assistant to the Bureau Chief. A short distance to the right, marked with a small "x", is Yeoman First Class Edith M. Giovannoni, USNRF.

Donation of Catherine L. Ambrogi, daughter of Edith Giovannoni Ambrogi, 2004.

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Photo #: NH 105368

Bureau of Navigation, Navy Department


Bureau of Navigation personnel pose in front of the Pan-American Union Building, Washington, D.C., 15 January 1919. Among those present is a large number of Yeomen (F).
Panoramic photograph by Schutz, 613 14th St., Washington, D.C.
The northeast corner of the Main Navy Building is in the left background.
In the front row, center, above the word "Dept.", is Captain Harris Laning, Assistant to the Bureau Chief. A short distance to the right, holding the arm of the lady in the light-colored coat, is Yeoman First Class Edith M. Giovannoni, USNRF.

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Photo #: NH 65457

Personnel of the Office of the Chief Cable Censor


Posed in front of the Pan-American Building, Washington, D.C., during World War I.
The group includes a British Royal Navy Officer (front center) and several Yeomen (F) (at right).
Autographs of those present are seen in Photo #: NH 65457-A.

Courtesy of Mrs. W.L. Franklin (nee Thelma Mae Weber), 1968.

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Photo #: NH 65457-A

Personnel of the Office of the Chief Cable Censor


Autographs of those seen in seen in Photo #: NH 65457. Copied from the reverse of the original print for that photo.

Courtesy of Mrs. W.L. Franklin (nee Thelma Mae Weber), 1968.

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Photo #: NH 105391

U.S. Navy Yeomen (F)


In formation wearing white uniforms, circa mid-1918 or mid-1919. Location is probably the Washington, D.C. Ellipse, as the building in the left center distance is the Willard Hotel.
One of those present is probably Edith Giovannoni, who was a Yeoman Second Class in 1918 and a Yeoman First Class in 1919.
Women paraded in the right background appear to be members of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Donation of Catherine L. Ambrogi, daughter of Edith Giovannoni Ambrogi, 2004.

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Online Image size: 69KB; 740 x 485

 


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