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Shirley M. Tillson Collection

Identifier: WV 0302
Abstract Shirley M. Tillson of Manchester, New Hampshire, served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in April 1944.Letters, chiefly from Port Blakely, Washington, document Tillson's daily life with the WAVES. Subjects include her dates and social activities, particularly the USO (United Service Organization), a Women's Service Club, dances, and athletics; her family; the status of the war, including the death of Franklin Roosevelt and the German surrender; WAVES...
Dates: 1945

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  • Names: United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve X
  • Names: Tillson, Shirley, M. X
  • Subject: United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve -- Uniforms X
  • Subject: Women sailors -- United States X