Women in World War I Yeomen - Recreational Activities



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Photo #: NH 53168

Yeomen (F)


Surround a bemused sailor, while being entertained by the League of Catholic Women at the Cardinal Farley Club, New York City.
250 of these Navy women, who had done excellent work at Washington, D.C., went to New York to aid in putting over the Victory Loan drive, 8 May 1919.
Note shoulder patch worn by the Yeoman (F) in the left center foreground: an anchor with the initials "Y" and "B".

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Photo #: NH 53169

Yeomen (F)


Take part in a game of pool, while being entertained by the League of Catholic Women at the Cardinal Farley Club, New York City.
250 of these Navy women, who had done excellent work at Washington, D.C., went to New York to aid in putting over the Victory Loan drive, 8 May 1919.

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Photo #: NH 53170

Yeoman (F) Eloise Fort
(left) and
Chief Yeoman (F) Lassie Kelly

Pose for a "Tall and Short" photograph, while visiting New York City, May 1919.
They were part of a contingent of 250 Yeomen (F) who were sent to New York from Washington, D.C., to take part in the Victory Loan drive.

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Photo #: NH 53173

Yeomen (F)


Rowing a small lap-strake boat while practicing for the Boston Regatta, off the Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, Maine, in 1918.
One of the women in the boat has been identified as Una Badger (Schurman).

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Photo #: NH 65570

Yeoman (F) Mabel N. Croft
(left)

On board the steamer Charles McAllester, bound from Washington, D.C., to Mount Vernon, Virginia, 1918.
Note her beret-type hat, with "U.S. Navy" ribbon.

Courtesy of Mrs. Mabel Croft Graham, 1968.

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Photo #: NH 65571

Yeomen (F) Cora Dell Croft, Mabel Nora Croft and Frances Gormley
(listed left to right)

Standing near the Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., December 1918.
They enlisted in the Navy on the same day, spent their entire service time together and were discharged at the same time.

Courtesy of Mrs. Mabel Croft Graham, 1968.

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Photo #: NH 65586

Yeoman (F) Cora Dell Croft, USNRF


Feeds a friendly squirrel on the Capitol Grounds, Washington, D.C., in late 1918.

Courtesy of Mrs. Mabel Croft Graham, 1968.

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Photo #: NH 65579

Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C.


Yeomen (F) Mabel N. Croft (left center) and Frances Gormley (right) with two of the hospital's patients, November 1918.
Note beret-type hat worn by Mabel Croft.

Courtesy of Mrs. Mabel Croft Graham, 1968.

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Photo #: NH 65580

Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C.


Patients outside the hospital, with Navy Yeoman (F) guests, 1918.
Yeoman (F) in right center is Mabel Croft.

Courtesy of Mrs. Mabel Croft Graham, 1968.

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