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    • Oral history interview with Laura Gibson, 2005

    • 2005-08-19
    • Primarily details Laura Avis Gibson's service with the Coast Guard during World War II, in addition to her youth on a farm and her work at Burlington Industries.

      Gibson briefly recalls her childhood on a farm in Randolph County and then...
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson taken in 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform and service hat with white cover.
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson in the SPARs blue service dress uniform with matching garrison cap and white gloves, taken in 1945.
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson taken while she was stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., in November of 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform with matching garrison cap.
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Four SPARs on a street in Washington, D.C., 1945]

    • 1945-06
    • Laura Avis Gibson (right, in white service dress uniform) poses on a sidewalk with three fellow SPARs in downtown Washington, D.C., in June 1945. Also pictured are Ruth Groening (left) and Avis' sister Mary Gibson (second from right). The three...
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Three SPARs pose against backdrop, 1945]

    • 1945-02
    • Laura Avis "Gibby" Gibson (top)"Ruthie" Groening (left), and Verda "Verdie" Smith (right) pose in a car at a photo studio in New York City in February of 1945. All the women wear the SPARs winter overcoat with matching garrison cap. All three have...
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Bethany Gibson in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Bethany Gibson, in three-color desert combat uniform, sits in an inflatable structure surrounded by boxes while stationed in Iraq in 2003.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Female airmen with rifles in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-04-14
    • U.S. Air Force members Bethany Gibson (left) and Kenny Jo pose back to back holding their M16 rifles while stationed in Iraq in April 2003. Both women are dressed in three-color camouflage desert combat uniforms; Gibson's has staff sergeant [E5]...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Bethany Gibson in Iraq,  2003]

    • 2003-04-14
    • Bethany Gibson is pictured at a U.S. military installation in Iraq while stationed there in April 2003. She wears the desert combat uniform with staff sergeant rank insignia and caries an M16 rifle, a boonie hat, and a rucksack with angle head...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Portrait of four WACs in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946-11
    • Four members of the WAC Detatchment at the European Theater Intelligence School in Oberammergau, Germany, pose for a portrait in November 1946. From left to right are: 1st Lt. Jane Brister, T/Sgt. Anne Manjak, Sgt T3. Sallye Gibson, S/Sgt. Evelyn...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999

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