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[Navy Speaker at Memorial]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a what appears to be a U.S. Navy uniform speaking in the center of a crowd outdoors for some sort of memorial ceremony. Another woman in uniform can be seen to the right, and other uniformed personnel can be seen in the crowd.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Navy Speaker at Memorial #2]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a what appears to be a U.S. Navy uniform speaking in the center of a crowd outdoors for some sort of memorial ceremony. Another woman in uniform can be seen behind the speaker, and other uniformed personnel can be seen in the crowd.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Photograph of the USS Lexington]

Description: Photograph of the USS Lexington at sea. The handwritten inscription at the top of the photograph reads, "To: Eleanor Brown. Thank you for your interest in Lexington! Captain Paul M. Feran, Commanding Officer, USS Lexington, June 1986."
Date: 1986
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Instructions for Naval Gun Operation]

Description: A manual of operating procedures for naval gunnery, including a list of crew stations, their respective duties, loading, firing, controlling and directing fire, and other relevant information. No author or source is listed.
Date: 1920/1929%
Partner: Fort Worth Aviation Museum

[United States Navy Ribbon With Honorable Service Lapel, "Ruptured Duck", Pin]

Description: A piece of ribbon with the words "U.S. Navy" flanked by a flag and anchor on each side. Also on the ribbon is an Honorable Discharge pin, known as a "The Ruptured Duck." It is gold-colored metal, with an eagle facing right with wings spread perched within a ring which displays thirteen vertical stripes. The right wing of the eagle is behind the ring and the left wing is behind the ring. The "Ruptured Duck" was given to all Honorably Discharged military personnel, allowing them to wear their uniforms after leaving their service due to their inability to afford civilian clothes. At the same time, the pin let Military Police know that the wearer was not AWOL (Away Without Leave).
Date: [1943..1946]
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family
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