Photo of Seaman Elizabeth Freeman Drexler in uniform discussing her shoes with a U. S. Naval cobbler

Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Seaman Elizabeth Freeman Drexler in uniform discussing her shoes with a U. S. Naval cobbler

Subject

WWII
World War II
Women in Military
Decatur, IL.
Navy
WAVES

Description

WWII - Herald and Review Library; Drexler, Elizabeth Freeman/ 2/22/1944. Article on back of photo: Seaman Elizabeth Freeman Drexler, former auditor's clerk at the Caterpillar Military Engine Co., finds that she wears out shoes 'faster than I ever have in my life,' she tells the cobbler at the U. S. Naval training school, Bronx, N. Y., where she is taking her boot training as a member of the original Inez. J. Bender, Wave platoon. She is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Harry Freeman, Newark, IL. A second contingent of the Decatur Waves platoon is being formed now by Wave personnel stationed in the Illinois Power Co. offices."

Creator

U. S. Naval Training School, Bronx, NY

Source

Bronx, NY

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

2/22/1944

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public for more information.

Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF172

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

10 x 8"

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/25656/archive/files/19b25719bebbdd4ddf0f01b21da48045.jpg

Citation

U. S. Naval Training School, Bronx, NY, “Photo of Seaman Elizabeth Freeman Drexler in uniform discussing her shoes with a U. S. Naval cobbler,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed November 17, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/167.