Photo #: NH 53171
Navy Yeomen (F)
In New York City where they assisted in Navy recruiting and in putting the Victory Loan drive "over the top", 8 May 1919. These "Yeomanettes" were stationed in Washington, D.C.
Note advertising structure built to resemble a battleship's superstructure. In addition to its recruiting and Victory Loan signs, it features copies of the two Howard Chandler Christy recruiting posters: "I Want You for the Navy" and "Gee!! I Wish I Were a Man".
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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16 January 1999