Polk County

Loretta Brayton



Loretta D. Brayton, seaman, second class, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Clyde Brayton, 1422 Sixth ave., is stationed at the naval training base at Chicago, Ill. She recently finished her boot training at Hunter college, N.Y.

Source: The DesMoines Tribune, October 6, 1943


Pictured here are thirteen ex-WAVES who are preparing for careers in the business world or civil service. They are attending A.I.B., Iowa's largest and most distinguished business training school. Left to right, front row: Geraldyne Burke Turner, Des Moines; Thelma Accord, Riverton; Alma Tappan, Chelsea; Marie Rosburg, Maxwell. Middle Row: Delores De Wees, Harlan; Roberta Callison, Newton; Barbara L. Osmond, Creston; Lillian Prusha, Chelsea; Loretta Brayton, West Des Moines. Back Row, Mary Elizabeth Austin, Clarion; Helen Rock, Des Moines; Martha Davis, Oskaloosa; Lucy Crabtree, Des Moines.

Source: The Des Moines Register, September 8, 1946 (photograph included)