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FEL-257821-18

Kathleen M. Ryan
University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO 80302-7046)

Women in the U.S. Navy During World War II: An Online Archive of the WAVES (“Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service”)

This project, an interactive online website, uses oral histories and archival photographs, film, and posters, to tell the story of the women who served in the Navy during World War II. They were the first group of women to be allowed into the Navy at the same rank and pay scale as men. The project these historical artifacts into a easily navigable virtual space, leading to a better understanding of an underrepresented area of American history.

Project fields:
American Studies; Journalism; Media Studies

Program:
Fellowships

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$50,400 (approved)
$50,400 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2018 – 6/30/2019