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De Carlo (Zilda) Personal Papers
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Box 01

Physical Description: 1. Envelope with De Carlo’s Military ID, immunization records, certificates of service, Women’s Memorial Foundation membership card, parachute inspection cards, and other miscellaneous. 2. U.S. Navy certificates, including “Enlisted Woman of the Year Award,” ranking appointment letters & hand-written paper with information on enlistment, and a small biography on a typed letter. 3. Includes a “Service Women’s Guide” booklet, an “Army, Navy & Marine Corps Insignia” booklet, and a Navy Guide for Retired Personnel. 4. Includes a “19th National WAVES Reunion” program, a Naval Air Station, Los Alamitos newspaper with article about De Carlo, “The Inner Jib” Summer Accelerated Training cruise book (De Carlo photo, page 6), and the “Honor Roll Album” San Fernando Valley book dedicated to the men and women serving in the WWII Armed Forces (De Carlo photo, page 57). 5. “Island Breeze” (12 January 1945), “Conning Tower” U.S. Naval Training School handout (March 1943), “Casu Forcaster” packet (July 5, 1945), and the “Pearl Harbor Banner” Navy newspaper (August 25, 1945). 6. “The Airship” Naval Air Station, Lakehurst, New Jersey newspapers (2) from 1943, and and “HABIT” Naval Air Station, Hutchison, Kansas packets (10) from 1943-1944, some addressed to De Carlo’s parents. 7. “The Ford Islander” Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor, T.H. newspapers (16) from March to October, 1945. 8. Newspaper Clippings and Photographs #1-42. 9. Photographs #43-110. 10. Photographs #111-160.

Box 02

Physical Description: 1. Four newspapers: “Honolulu Star-Bulletin,” August 10, 1945; August 13, 1945; and September 1, 1945; “The Honolulu Advertiser,” August 15, 1945. 2. United States Navy WAVES book, “Anchors Aweigh” (De Carlo photo page 87). 3. The Bluejackets’ Manual 1940. 4. “My Life in the Service” De Carlo diary. 5. 29th Annual Convention American Legion, Large Digitized Photograph #154.