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    • Oral History interview with Rhonda Lynn Crawford Sloan

    • 2016-01-29
    • Primarily documents the life of Rhonda Lynn Crawford Sloan and her service with the United States Army.
      Sloan recalls being inspired to join the U.S. Army by seeing her three older sisters prosper in their military careers, the many duty...
    • WV0602 Rhonda Lynn Crawford Sloan Papers
    • [Willa Walker Bean, portrait photo, circa 1954]

    • 1944
    • Willa Walker wears the postwar blue outdoor uniform. On her lapel is the standard Navy Nurse Corps Insignia. She appears to have on a WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S.Navy) officer's cap which may be out of regulation.
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [WAVES battalion photo, Bethesda, Maryland]

    • Undated
    • Written on the front page of theis photograph is "Company Battalion 2, U.S.N. [Navy] Hospital Corps School (Women's Reserve), Bethesda, Maryland." The women standing in formation are WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S....
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [WAVES on parade ground at Hunter College Navy Training Base]

    • Undated
    • In this photo likely members of WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S. Navy) Company 68-44 Battalion Two, U.S. Navy, are marching on the parade ground at Hunter College in Bronx, New York. They wear the standard WAVES white...
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [Willa Bean and a unidentified U.S. Navy solider]

    • Undated
    • Willa Bean wears the navy blue service and dress uniform and black oxford shoes. The patch located on her right arm, mid-shoulder, indicates the rank of third class petty officer. The man in the photo has on the dark blue dress uniform of the U.S....
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [Willa in group shot of WAVES, Bronx NY, 1945]

    • 1945
    • The women in the photograph wear a combination of WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S. Navy] clothing that is outside of standard regulation. They have on the standard WAVES white t-shirt and blue tie. This is combined with...
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [WAVES group photo]

    • Undated
    • This is a candid shot; women in the photograph are wearing the regulation pinstriped gray working uniform, Lisel stockings, oxford work shoes, blue cover hat, and matching blue cap ribbon. On the lapels is a patch of the traditional WAVES (Women...
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [Walker and fellow WAVES obverse traditional quilt making]

    • Undated
    • Walker and the other women in this photograph (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service—U.S.Navy)wear the enlisted gray pinstriped working uniform, and the regulation cap with identical cover for the gray uniform. The clear view positioning...
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • [Retirement plaque, circa 1992]

    • 1992-09-25
    • A plaque lists Wendy Gellert's duty stations and announces her honorable retirement.
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert on first assignment, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Seaman Wendy Gellert fulfills her first job in the United States Navy, painting bathrooms." Text written on photograph:"[Wendy Gellert's] first job in [the United States} Navy painting heads.
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Candid photograph of Wendy Gellert]

    • Undated
    • Wendy Gellert smiles in this candid photograph. The two stripes located on her shoulder indicate the rank of seaman apprentice. In this photograph, she wears the traditional United States Navy white cap and dark blue dress uniform, with white...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert in an initiation ritual, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Held hovering over a box full of water, Wendy Gellert appears to be participating in an initiation ritual. She wears the female version of the traditional United States Navy blue dress uniform without any footwear.
      " Text written on...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Portrait photograph of Airman Wendy Gellert, 1967]

    • 1967
    • In this portrait photograph Wendy Gellert wears the dark blue uniform of the United States Navy. Her cap, with a blue cover, is standard for the U.S. Navy, as are her matching lapel patches, white undershirt, and tie. The three stripes located on...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert reenlists, 1968]

    • 1968
    • This is a photograph of Wendy Gellert's official reenlistment. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, white undershirt, and tie of the United States Navy. The patch on her left arm indicates the rank of petty officer third class.
      Text...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert receives congratulations for reenlisting, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Wendy Gellert (right) receives congratulations from the recruiter for reenlistment in the United States Navy. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, white undershirt, and tie of the United States Navy. The patch on her left arm indicates the...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert receives Expert Pistol Medal, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Wendy Gellert receives the expert pistol shot medal. The figure standing on the right is probably J.P. Cullen. Gellert wears the United States Navy blue dress uniform, with white undershirt, and blue tie.
      " text written on photograph:"Receiving...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [United States Navy official portrait of Wendy Gellert, 1969]

    • 1969
    • In this portait, Wendy Gellert wears the dark blue United States Navy dress uniform, with white undershirt, and dark blue tie. The patch on her right shoulder indicates the rank of petty officer second class." text written on photograph:"official...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [North Island Fleet Air Photo Lab, 1970]

    • 1970
    • A Group portrait of the United States Navy's Fleet Air Photo Lab, located in San Diego, California. Wendy Gellert, located fourth from the right, sits next to one of the commanding officers. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, with white...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers

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