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Uniformed Women in the Great War

Helen Stewart Doane

U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation

Helen Stewart Doane served stateside as a volunteer with the U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation, a government-owned corporation charged with building and operating a merchant fleet in support of the war effort. She worked as part of the organization’s large administrative and clerical staff.

Helen Stewart Doane
Courtesy of the National Archives

Uniform worn by Helen Stewart Doane
Gift of Helen Stewart Doane through The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America