Polk County


31 Women Leave to Join WAVES

This is the first large group of WAVES to depart for training from the Des Moines navy recruiting office. The 31 women left Thursday noon. Seventeen will attend the yeoman school at Oklahoma A. and M. college, Stillwater, Okla.; the rest will enter the storekeeper school at the University of Indiana, Bloomington, Ind.

Source: The Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, October 09, 1942