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Lois Lee Thompson WAVES scrapbook (ca. 1944-45)

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 2022-019

Content Description

Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) was established during WWII and authorized the U. S. Navy to accept women into the Naval Reserve as commissioned, enlisted officers. This scrapbook represents Lois Lee Thompson's experiences in WAVES during 1944-1945.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased from Tavistock Books on July 10, 2021

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1944 - 1945

Extent

0.776 Cubic Feet (1 container)

Inventory

1 scrapbook that contains: 50 leaves 32 greeting cards 25 news/magazine clippings 109 original b/w photos 15 postcards 3 letters Many loose or tipped in ephemeral items