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Instructing Yeowomen

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KR1814327287

After the U.S. entered World War 1, the Naval Coast Defense Reserve began recruiting women to be "utilized as radio operators, stenographers, nurses, messengers, chauffeurs, etc. and in many other capacities in the industrial line." The new enlisted women were able to become yeomen, electricians (radio operators), or any other ratings necessary to the naval district operations. The majority became yeomen and were designated as yeomen (F) for female yeomen.

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Color Black & White
Keywords naval reserve, U.S. Navy, women in the military, World War 1, yeomen, yeowomen
Credit King Rose Archives / GIW Photos
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Image ID:
KR1814327287
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