Ruth Cambric Kropp enlisted in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service - Navy) in October 1942 and worked in communications and decoding at various installations until her discharge in November 1944.
This collection consists of five WAVES artifacts used by Ruth Kropp during her World War II service.
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Gift of Ruth Kropp in November 2003.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Ruth C. Kropp Collection, Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project, Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC, USA.