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    • Craven County Cemetery Survey Records

    • 1937
    • Compiled cemetery tombstone records created by the Historical Records Survey of North Carolina.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration; Historical Records Survey of North Carolina;
    • Gee!! I Wish I Were A Man--I'd Join the Navy

    • 1917
    • Poster of a young woman in a Navy uniform. Text: "Be a man and do it. United States Navy Recruiting Station, Martin & Wilmington Streets, Raleigh"
    • Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952
    • Lewis C.F.C. Laesch Naval Diary

    • 1864-01-01; 1864-05-20
    • This is the Naval Diary of Naval Engineer Lewis C.F.C. Laesch, who served aboard the U.S.S. Pequot, during the first half of 1864, and kept a daily diary of activities, from January 1, 1864, until May 20, 1864. Lewis Laesch was born in the German...
    • Laesch, Lewis C.F.C.
    • What the Navy Is Doing--They Found Their Mark

    • 1917; 1918
    • Black-and-white photograph of gun crew loading a gun. Text: "This remarkable photograph was taken during a submarine attack on the U.S.S. Pocahontas, just as the guns were firing at the enemy. Note the steadiness of the gun crew itself, as if at...
    • I Want You for the Navy

    • 1917
    • A young woman in Navy uniform jacket and cap. Text: "Promotion for anyone enlisting. Apply any recruiting station or postmaster"
    • Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952
    • I Want You for the Navy

    • 1917
    • Poster featuring a young woman in Navy uniform jacket and cap. Text: "Apply any recruiting station or postmaster"
    • Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952
    • Uniform Insignia--United States Navy

    • 1942
    • Depicts all the different insignia for navy officers and enlisted men. Text explains the difference between commissioned and warranted officers, chief petty officers and petty officers, and seamen, firemen, and mess men. Printed at bottom...
    • Dish It Out with the Navy

    • 1942
    • Depicts a gun crew firing during a battle as another man gets ready to load the next round. Text: "Choose now while you can. Go to your nearest Navy recruiting station today." Printed on bottom "Order No. 4NRB-33508-9-17-42-125M
    • Barclay, McClelland.
    • Your Job in the Navy--How to Tell It! What it Means!

    • At top of poster, several ships are featured with the insignia of five types of naval officers drawn above the ships. Text explains numerous navy jobs, gives their civilian equivalent, and encourages enlistment in the Navy. Printed at bottom...
    • Murphey, Matt.
    • What the Navy Is Doing--The Homecoming of the Victory Makers

    • 1917; 1918
    • Several black-and-white photographs of Navy vessels, officers, and a parade in New York. Text: "Here they are--back from the scrap, victors of the Boche. From Admiral to lamplighter they did their valiant trick and brought honor to the Navy and the...
    • Help Keep It Great

    • 1942
    • Depicts a large American flag above text encouraging college freshmen and sophomores to consult their navy V-1 faculty advisor about staying in college and becoming a naval officer. Printed at bottom "NRB- 32620-6-3-42-15M"
    • The President's Call--Will You Answer It?

    • Photograph of gun crew with caption, "We are not afraid of submarines." Text: "Join the Navy now. Your country needs you now. Our first line of defense. Apply at Navy Recruiting Stations Raleigh, Asheville, Charlotte, Winston-Salem, Wilmington,...
    • Will You Supply Eyes for the Navy?

    • 1917
    • Poster showing a captain on deck at sea, blindfolded and reaching out. Text: "Navy ships need binoculars and spy-glasses. Glasses will be returned at termination of war, if possible. One dollar will be paid for each one accepted. Tag each article...
    • Grant, Gordon, 1875-1962
    • Letter: Wiley P. Killette to Mother, July 20, 1918

    • 1918-07-20
    • Sgt. Wiley Pearson Killette (1894-1951), of Wilson (Wilson County), N.C., served in Company H, 322nd Infantry, 81st Division of the U.S. Army during World War I. He was the son of Leanne Elizabeth (Pearson) and Edwin Franklin Killette, Sr., who was...
    • Killette, Wiley Pearson.


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