Did you know that during World War II, Mount Holyoke hosted a Naval Midshipmen School for training women to be officers in the Marines?


Women Marines in training::Mount Holyoke College Archives & Special Collections Digital Images::1943

Pinning on the Bars at a Marines commissioning ceremony::Mount Holyoke College Archives & Special Collections Digital Images::circa 1943-44

Women Marine cadets::Mount Holyoke College Archives & Special Collections Digital Images::circa 1944

Practice Drill of Women Marines::Mount Holyoke College Archives & Special Collections Digital Images::1943