Mahaska County

Ruth McVay



Capt. E.S. Root, Chicago, Ill., officer in charge of naval officer procurement for the 9th naval district, congratulates Ruth McVay of New Sharon, Ia., after she had been sworn int the WAVES in a mass enlistment of 23 at Waterloo, Ia.

Source: The Des Moines Register, May 30, 1943 (photo included)