Medical Check-Up

As WAVES were leaving the service, one of the first things they would get was a medical check-up to make sure they were still in tip-top shape. Here, a pharmacist’s mate assists WAVE Helen Kiley in the final medical exam at the separation unit in New York City.

It comes from The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

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