Hawaii War Records Depository HWRD 2145


Hawaii War Records Depository HWRD 2145

Reference Number




c. 1945


From back of print: U.S. Naval Air Station, Puunene, Maui, Hawaii. Captain J.L. Cotton, U.S. Navy, commanding officer of this Navy Air Station, welcomes the first group of enlisted Women Accepted for Voluntary Military Service (WAVES) to serve here. The picture shows Captain Cotton on the left greeting Chief Yeoman Vera M. Pearson, of Ioda, Illinois; Aviation Machinist's Mate First Class Lee Snyder, Brooklyn, New York; Specialist Second Class Judith McFarland, Valley City, North Dakota; Yeoman Second Class Edith M. Pyper, Havre, Montana; Seaman First Class Effie Helen Scott, Beyte, California; Radioman First Class Lorraine Pellaton, Oakland, California; Seaman First Class Mary Pchelka, Dunkirk, New York; Radioman Second Class Colleen M. Luken, Granville, Iowa; Yeoman Second Class Hertha Ramsey, Daytona Beach, Florida; and Seaman First Class Mary L. Schoell, Miami, Florida.

Extent (Pages, Duration, Dimensions)

25.5 x 21 cm

Is Part Of

Hawaii War Records Depository, Archives & Manuscripts Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa Library


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