Photo of Cora Jane Wasson, fourth from the left, with six other WAVES standing in front of a building in Hawaii

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Title

Photo of Cora Jane Wasson, fourth from the left, with six other WAVES standing in front of a building in Hawaii

Subject

WWII
World War II
WAVES
Decatur, IL.
Illinois

Description

Herald and Review Library: Wasson, Cora Jane; Article on back of photo; "Local WAVE Stationed In Hawaii; These seven WAVES from Illinois, have reported for duty in the Hawaiian Islands. They are, from left; Miss Caroline H. Musser, storekeeper, second class, Woodstock; Miss Doris G. Elam, storekeeper, second class, Litchfield; Miss Virginia M. Welch, pharmacist's mate, second class, Macomb; Miss Cora Jane Wasson, yeoman, third class, Decatur; Miss Irene C. Leben, specialist second class, Peoria, Miss Agnes F. Brenneman, aviation machinist's mate, second class, Canton; Lorraine Charlotte Nelson, aviation machinist's mate, second class, Calumet City, Miss Mary C. Marlowe, seaman, first class, of Peky, and Miss Vera Margaret Drabok, yeoman, second class, LaGrange, were not present to appear in the photograph." Article in the Herald and Review; "Cora Jane Wasson, yeoman, third class, fourth from left, is shown with seven Waves from Illinois who have reported for duty in the Hawaiian Island. Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. R. Wasson of 1432 West Forest avenue, Yeoman Wasson was the first girl recruited from Decatur by the civilian Wave recruiter here. Former student at Millikin university, she received boot training at Hunter college, new York and was later assigned to the navy pre-flight school in Iowa City, Ia."

Creator

Official U. S. Navy photo

Source

Hawaii

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, Il.

Date

6/30/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF756

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10"

Files

AF756-WWII_WASSON, CORA JAMES, (4TH FROM LEFT), 6-30-1945.jpg

Citation

Official U. S. Navy photo, “Photo of Cora Jane Wasson, fourth from the left, with six other WAVES standing in front of a building in Hawaii,” Decatur Illinois Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 23, 2017, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1313.