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Three newspaper clippings of images with captions describing the visit of Madame Chiang Kai-shek to the Wellesley College campus, guided by college president Lieut. Commander Mildred H McAfee, WAVES Commander. Mdme. Chiang, the first lady of China, graduated from Wellesley in 1917.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Photograph clipped from a newspaper depicting WAVES in an organized march.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Two newspaper clippings showing girls in training to be WAVES from Mount Holyoke College and Radcliffe College. The second is titled "Trampling on Tradition" and is accompanied by a short caption about the women treading ground formerly reserved exclusively for Harvard men.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Two newspaper clippings. The first, a classroom of WAVES receive instruction. The second is a comic strip that depicts a young girl who wishes to become a WAVE.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Newspaper clipping. Image and caption of WAVE Lucille Henderson learning about the workings of an airplane engine.
Decade: 1940s
 
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A cover of The New Yorker magazine depicting WAVES among a crowd of Navy officers.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Advertisement from TIME Magazine informing the reader of how to become a WAVE or a SPAR.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Newspaper clippings about WAVES. Includes articles "'Our Mike' Would Protect WAVES from Wolves--Clare Luce Says 'Pfooie'" and "WAVES Overseas Service Bill Has Rough Voyage in House"
Decade: 1940s
 
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Newspaper clippings; Madame Chiang Kai-shek "On the Way to Wellesley" and "WAVES Get First Taste of Tear Gas."
Decade: 1940s
 
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MBS writes to her parents announcing that, due to an inability to find a Chinese dean for the women's college, she will be forced to step in for at least a year as acting dean. She also gives an update on relations between the University and the women's college.
Decade: 1930s