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Ruth Elaine Hawkins collection, 1945–1946

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Collection Scope and Content

The collection consists of Hawkins’s official U.S. Navy discharge papers and ephemera, Navy literature, a few documents related to Hawkins’s speciality while serving, and a photograph (scanned reproduction) of her in uniform.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ruth Hawkins was a Maine native who enlisted in the WAVES in 1945 and was discharged in 1946.