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    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Oral history interview with Sylvia Kenny Swink, 2003

    • 2003-02-05
    • Primarily discusses Sylvia Kenny Swink's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as well as her pre- and post-war personal life.

      Swink discusses growing up during the Depression in Minnesota, and her...
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • [Gayle Lewis works with computer, 1985]

    • 1985
    • Gayle Lewis works on a computer for the United States Navy Selection Board. She wears the traditional white uniform of the United States Navy without the standard cap. The three yellow stripes located on her shoulder marks indicate the rank of...
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • [Inez Stroud at desk, 1951]

    • 1951-12
    • Cpl. Inez Stroud works at her desk in the post chapel at Fort Lewis, Washington, in December 1951.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [Captain Naomi Scully at desk, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Commanding Officer Captain Naomi Scully works at her desk at Rapid City Air Force Base, circa 1943. She is wearing the WAC khaki service uniform shirt and tie and a civilian cardigan.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at desk, circa 1965]

    • 1965
    • Jane Beetham Jones works at a desk, circa 1965. She wears the Women Marines winter service uniform with the insignia of a sergeant.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at desk, circa 1965]

    • 1965
    • Jane Beetham Jones works at her desk, circa 1965, wearing the Women Marines winter service uniform with sergeant stripes. On the desk are piles of papers, binders, reports, a telephone, cup, and cigarette burning in an ashtray.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dean and Jimmie, 1943]

    • 1943-04-06
    • Katopes describes life at Fort Oglethorpe to her sister and brother-in-law, including her improved living quarters and bathroom facilities, listening to the marching band practice next door to where she works, and a WAAC receiving a disability...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents discussing daily life in the service. She describes her relations with the other women she works with as well as the fit of her uniform.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Donna Barr Brown, 1972]

    • 1972
    • Donna Barr Brown works on a projection machine, 1972.
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers

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