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Elizabeth Hickcox: Sewing Factory

Elizabeth Hickcox describes her first job after high school.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: Standard Oil Company

Elizabeth Hickcox describes her work life at Standard Oil during the first years of World War II.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: The WAVES

Elizabeth Hickcox explains her reasons for joining the Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service or WAVES, the women's branch of the Navy, during World War II.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: "Victor Mature's sitting on my lap!"

Elizabeth Hickcox describes the cultural opportunities available to women serving in the Navy.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: National Youth Administration

Elizabeth Hickcox describes her work through the National Youth Administration or NYA while she was a student in high school.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: Getting Out of Trouble

Elizabeth Hickcox describes how she avoided punishment for a cooking error in the Navy kitchen.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: Running a Boardinghouse

Elizabeth Hickcox describes how she helped her grandmother run a New Jersey boardinghouse in the 1930s.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: "My uniform fit perfect!"

Elizabeth Hickcox describes uniforms for women in the Navy during World War II.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: "I want a job!"

Elizabeth Hickcox explains how her grandfather got a job through the Works Progress Administration or WPA during the Depression.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: Victory Celebrations

Elizabeth Hickcox describes events following the end of the war.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: Cooks and Bakers School

Elizabeth Hickcox explains her decision to become a cook in the Navy during World War II.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: Men's Attitudes

Elizabeth Hickcox describes how she was treated unfairly by some men in the Navy.

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Elizabeth Hickcox: "We marched, we marched, we marched!"

Elizabeth Hickcox describes her basic training in the Navy at Hunter College in New York.

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