Helen F. Bennett papers
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Mrs. Helen F. Bennett (also known as Mrs. Robert C. Bennett) served as Chairman of the Women's Section of the Navy League of the United States for Indiana and Comforts Committee. The Indiana section of the Comforts Committee and the Navy League was comprised of women from throughout Indiana who knitted garments for men on board the battleship U.S.S. Indiana.
The first U.S.S. Indiana (BB-1) served throughout World War I from May, 1917 to January, 1919 as a training ship for gun crews.
"United States Navy League, 1917-1918 (RG 137)." Connecticut State Library. Created in 2009. Accessed June 9, 2016. http://ctstatelibrary.org/RG137.html.
United States Navy. "U.S.S. Indiana (BB-1)." Updated July 29, 2009. Accessed June 9, 2016. http://www.navy.mil/navydata/ships/battleships/indiana/bb1-indiana.html.
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- Daughters of the American Revolution
- Indiana -- Societies and clubs
- Navy League of the United States
- Societies and clubs
- U.S.S. Indiana (Battleship : BB-1)
- United States. Navy
- World War, 1914-1918
- World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Indiana
- Helen F. Bennett papers
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