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Photo of Norma Jean Walton in uniform showing a display of cloud formations

AF752-WWII_WALTON, NORMA JEAN, 5-18-1944.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Norma Jean Walton in uniform showing a display of cloud formations

Subject

WWII
World War II
WAVE
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Walton, Norma Jean; Article on back of photo; "Cloud formations displayed at the U. S. Naval training School, Hunter college, New York city, interest WAVE apprentice seaman Norma jean Walton, daughter of Mrs. Fedora Walton, 1158 N. Church St. Miss Walton was a member of the second contingent of the Inez J. Bender WAVE Platoon. She attended high school in Decatur and worked for the Staley Manufacturing company prior to her enlistment. she will be sent either to a Navy training specialty school or assigned to a Naval base when she completes here 'boot' training. The charts and cloud formations are used as visual aids in the training of WAVES for work in the field of aerography."

Creator

U. S. Navy Official Photo

Source

New York, N. Y.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

5/18/1944

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF752

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"

Citation

U. S. Navy Official Photo, “Photo of Norma Jean Walton in uniform showing a display of cloud formations,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 1, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1310.