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NOAA Photo Library Image - theb2993

WEMS - The Women's Emergency Map Service. WEMS started as a joke passed to press that ran national article. Although never a formal service, women functioned in many C&GS jobs during war. By war's end, there was more truth to WEMS than cartoonist had visualized

Image ID: theb2993, NOAA's Historic Coast & Geodetic Survey (C&GS) Collection
Location: Washington, D.C.
Photo Date: February 1943
Credit: Coast and Geodetic Survey Society

Category: War Service/World War II/C&GS Service/Home Front/

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