WAVES and SPARS Directors Witness Oathtaking Ceremony

WAVES and SPARS Directors Witness Oathtaking Ceremony

Lieutenant Commander Mildred H. McAfee, USNR, Director of the WAVES (left), and Lieutenant Commander Dorothy Stratton, USCGR, Director of the SPARS, witness the oath-taking by 418 women who have joined the Navy and Coast Guard, circa early 1943. The ceremony took place in front of New York City Hall.

Photo size: 3000 × 2405
Photo source: Naval History and Heritage Command
Usage: Public Domain




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