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Newspaper clipping about the visit of Madame Chiang Kai-shek to the Wellesley College campus. Mdme. Chiang, the first lady of China, graduated from Wellesley in 1917. The caption notes that her donning of slacks during the visit prompted the school to lift the ban on slacks for their students.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Several newspaper clippings about WAVES from March and April, 1943.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Page of clippings featuring three newspaper articles about women marines.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Two clipped newspaper articles about women training for the WAVES, from the Star (June 6, 1943) and the New York Times (June 17, 1943).
Decade: 1940s
 
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Photograph clipped from a newspaper showing a WAVE and several of her compatriots getting set to row on the Charles River in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Photograph clipped from a newspaper of a Marine with a female typist in the foreground. Caption reads "In the Marine Corps, where the service of every Woman Marine means another fighting Marine behind a rifle."
Decade: 1940s
 
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Newspaper clipping; continuation of article shown in Item #1476, from the Frederick Post on August 19, 1943, about the WAVES graduation.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Newspaper clipping; full first page of article about WAVES graduation shown in Item #1476, from the Frederick Post on August 19, 1943.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Newspaper clipping from the Washington D.C. Star. Full article, with image and caption, from clipping visible in Item #1476 about the formation of the first women band in the Marines. Article published on July 15, 1943.
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