New York City New Deal Schools - Photo #20 - New Deal Schools in the Bronx

Walton High School (far left) in 1943, seen from its next-door neighbor Hunter College, which served as the US Navy WAVES Basic Training center 1943-45. The Navy was was also able to use Walton High School's auditorium for assemblies and the nearby Eighth Regiment Armory (now the Kingsbridge Armory) for drill parades and regimental reviews[1]. Photo: National Archives.
  1. Evelyn M. Cherpak, Rhode Island Waves in World War II, Rhode Island History, V.61,N.1, Winter/Spring 2003, Rhode Island Historical Society.