Polk County

Sybil Gajkowski



Doris Erickson (right), 1169 Twenty-second st., a former teacher at Brooks school, lights cigarets for her fellow WAVES from Des Moines (from left): Sybil Gajkowski, 4319 Franklin ave.; Vivian Phillips, 1314 Jefferson ave. and Roberta Carper, 1149 Twenty-eighth st. The picture was taken on the train en route to Hunter college in New York City where the four Des Moines girls will get their "boot" training.

Source: Des Moines Tribune, March 10, 1943 (photo included)