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  • Collection summary: June
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    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Oral History interview with Ruth Heavner Sheperd, 2015

    • 2015-06-20
    • Primarily documents the life of Ruth Heavner Shepherd and her service with the United States WAVES.

      Shepherd recalls growing up during the Great Depression, the sacrifices she and her family were forced to make, and the food relief that...
    • WV0587 Ruth Heavner Sheperd Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Mary Galster Layton Starkey

    • 2016-06-11
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Galster Layton Starkey and her service with the Women's Army Corps and United States Army.

      Starkey recalls her desire to prove herself to her family by completing U.S. Army Airborne School, and the...
    • WV0614 Mary Galster Layton Starkey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion, 2014

    • 2014-12-09
    • Primarily documents Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion's service with the United States Navy WAVES. Champion recalls her childhood and growing up in Los Angeles, California, her desire to join the service as a way to be self-sufficient, travel, and...
    • WV0574 Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Papers
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Jester Poteat, 2010

    • 2010-06-30
    • Cheryl Jester Poteat tells of her early life and career, basic training and duties in the United States Air Force as an imagery interpreter specialist, involvement with veterans' groups, including Women in Military Service for America, and...
    • WV0494 Cheryl Jester Poteat Papers
    • [Recruit Brigade Review, 1976]

    • 1976
    • Recruit Brigade Review at the Naval Training Center in Orlando, Florida, June 18, 1976.
    • WV0574 Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Papers
    • [Denise Champion and friend]

    • Undated
    • Denise Champion, on right, poses with a friend.
    • WV0574 Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Papers
    • [Denise Champion]

    • Undated
    • Photograph of Denise Champion at Naval Air Station Lemoore, California.
    • WV0574 Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Papers
    • [Denise Champion]

    • Undated
    • Photograph of Denise Champion at Naval Air Station Lemoore, California.
    • WV0574 Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Papers
    • [A Building at NAS Lemoore, CA]

    • Undated
    • Photograph of a building at Naval Air Station, Lemoore, California.
    • WV0574 Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Papers
    • [Letter of appreciation, June, 1986]

    • 1986-06-20
    • A letter of appreciation from B.A. Butcher, commanding officer of the naval Air Station, Pennsacola, Florida, to Wendy Gellert expressing appreciation for her participation in the seventy-fifth anniversary of Naval Aviation. This letter accompanied...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert 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

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