Monroe County

Kay Barron



Four Iowa WAVES off Duty hiked to this church near the naval air station for a picnic. They are, back row, left to right, Leta Steffen of Laurens and Roberta Meyer of Dubuque; front row, left to right, Kay Barron of Lovilia and Lucille M. Norell of State Center. Other popular recreation for Ottumwa's WAVES includes their own softball games and movies at the air base.

Source: The Des Moines Register, August 15, 1943(photo included)