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PowerPoint presentation by Danielle Porter. Associated with Danielle Porter's lesson plan, "Women's Equality in Wartime."
Decade: 2010s
 
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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; 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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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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Two photographs, with captions, clipped from newspaper, showing WAVES working on airplanes.
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 and brief profile of WAVES instructor-in-training Frances Rich. Advertising focus on the slacks she is wearing.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Page of clippings featuring three newspaper articles about women marines.
Decade: 1940s
 
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Several newspaper clippings about WAVES from March and April, 1943.
Decade: 1940s
 
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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