WV002. WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: WV 0127
Abstract Winifred E. Kuehn (1919-2011), of Wilmington, Delaware, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 until 1945.The collection includes a 1999 December oral history; "As You Were" magazine, 1994; Navy WAVES book by Elizabeth Allen Butler, 1988; Naval Reserve Midshipman's school song sheet copy; WAVES Sing-A-Long booklet from 50th Anniversary Celebration, circa 1992; photographs of Kuehn in WAVES uniform and gathering with local...
Dates: circa 1942 to 1945
Identifier: WV 0219
Abstract Lillian Mary Pimlott, a Trenton, New Jersey native, joined the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in March 1943 as an ensign and retired years later as a lieutenant commander in the navy.Correspondence, military papers, photographs, and printed material primarily document Lillian Pimlott's 1943-1946 service in the WAVES and her continued military service in the naval reserves. Letters to family and friends describe Pimlott's 1937 travels to England,...
Dates: 1937 - 1968