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  • Item description: 1966
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    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Sandra Van Neel Ross, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Sandra Van Neel Ross poses during basic training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1966.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • Oral history interview with Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis, 1999

    • 1999-03-01
    • Primarily documents Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis's nursing education; service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II; and her career in nursing education, particularly her tenure as dean of the School of Nursing...
    • WV0047 Eloise Rallings Lewis Papers
    • [U.S. female military directors, 1966]

    • 1966-10
    • The directors of women for the four U.S. military branches pose together at a meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee On Women In The Service (DACOWITS) in Washington, D.C., in October 1966. Pictured (from left to right) are: Colonel Emily C....
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Members appointed to DACOWITS, 1966]

    • 1966-10
    • The newly-appointed members of DACOWITS (Defense Advisory Committee On Women In The Services) pose together in civilian clothing in Washington, D.C., in October of 1966. Pictured from left to right are: Grace E. Sloan, Mary A. Carey, Dr. Jeanette...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Women in the Navy Directors, 1966]

    • 1966-08
    • Five former Women in the Navy Directors (Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel for Women) pose together at the retirement party for Viola Brown Sanders (center, the 6th director) held at an officer's club in Bethesda, Maryland, in August of 1966. The...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Retirement ceremony for Viola Brown Sanders, 1966]

    • 1966-08-31
    • Viola Brown Sanders listens as Vice Admiral Benedict J. Semmes, Chief of Naval Personnel, reads the citation accompanying her Legion of Merit award at her retirement ceremony at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., on 31 August 1966. Behind her sits...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders arrives at her retirement, 1966]

    • 1966-08-31
    • Rear Admiral Daniel F. Smith Jr., Commandant of the Naval District of Washington, shakes hands with Viola Sanders upon her arrival at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., on 31 August 1966 for her subsequent retirement ceremonies. To the right of Sanders...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Mary Kate Bonds receives medal, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Mary Kate Bonds receives Joint Service Commendation medal in 1966. An unidentified officer pins the award to her uniform.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces pageant judges, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Possibly the four male and one female judge of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, held at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia in 1966.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [HQ European Command women, 1966]

    • 1966-07-29
    • All ten WAVES assigned to Headquarters European Command pose together around a cake commemorating the 24th anniversary of women in the U.S. Navy while at Camp des Loges, outside Paris, France, in July 1966. The front of photo reads "To Commander...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in dress blues, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother poses in her Army Medical Specialist Corps dress blue uniform with hat, gloves, and purse, circa 1966. Her sleeve insignia bears the rank of 2nd lieutenant. On the back of the photo, she notes that the uniform cost $132.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in field, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in fatigues, lies on her belly behind a bush, circa 1966. A note on the back of the photo reads,"'Combat' Ready!"
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Carol Johnson wins Miss Armed Forces, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, in her Army uniform, is handed a bouquet of roses as winner of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant. She is surrounded by three uniformed finalists from other branches, including an African American Marine and representatives...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson, Miss Armed Forces 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, holding a bouquet of roses and wearing the "Miss Armed Forces 1966" sash over her uniform, poses with an unidentified U.S. Navy captain.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers

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