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    • Oral history interview with Mary McLeod Rogers, 1999

    • 1999-12-20
    • Primarily documents Mary McLeod Rogers's family, education, and pre-war life in North Carolina; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Arlington, Virginia, during World War II; and her personal life after the war. ...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary McLeod Rogers poses in front of Barracks 3 at Henderson Hall, in Arlington, Virginia, in 1945. She wears the Marines white short-sleeved summer uniform and spruce green bell-crown hat with gloves.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Portrait of Mary McLeod Rogers, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Mary McLeod Rogers in Marines white short-sleeved summer uniform and spruce green bell-crown hat, taken in 1945.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Women Marines platoon, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Group photo of the "simple six," members of Mary McLeod Roger's boot camp platoon at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in spring of 1944. Marines (seated left to right) Frances Stir, Mary McLeod, Jeanne Sincerbeaux, Rosemary Keeleher, Marcia Moore, and...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Women Marines platoon, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Group photo of the "simple six," members of Mary McLeod Roger's boot camp platoon at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in spring of 1944. Marines (standing left to right) Frances Stir, Jeanne Sincerbeaux, Mary McLeod, Rosemary Keeleher, Marcia Moore,...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary McLeod Rogers stands on the steps of Henderson Hall in the summer of 1945, wearing the Women Marines white long-sleeved uniform and spruce green bell-crown hat. The edge of the photo reads,"This picture will be in computer - Women in Military...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Portrait of Mary McLeod Rogers, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Mary McLeod Rogers in Marines forest green winter uniform with forest green bell-crown hat in 1945.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers and Frances Steube, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mary McLeod Rogers (left) and fellow Marine "Frannie" Stir Steube pose on a park bench at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, circa 1944. Both women wear forest green winter uniforms, forest green bell-crown hats, and dark brown gloves. Steube has a...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Two Marines and a WAVE, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary McLeod Rogers (left) poses with her friends Mary Chenery and Alice Gauin, circa 1945. The two Marines wear forest green winter uniforms with bell-crown hats. The woman in the middle appears to be a U.S. Navy WAVE in belted coat and enlisted...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary McLeod Rogers poses outdoors in 1945, wearing her forest green overcoat and winter service cap.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers at Camp Lejeune, N.C., 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Mary McLeod Rogers poses in front of a barracks at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in 1944. She wears a forest green winter uniform with bell-crown hat and gloves.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers playing tennis, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marine Mary McLeod Rogers, with tennis racket in hand, poses on the Henderson Hall tennis court in 1945. Rows of gravestones in Arlington National Cemetery can be seen behind her. Rogers wears a one-piece seersucker "peanut suit" exercise uniform.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers behind barracks, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary McLeod Rogers stands with a mop behind a barracks during cleaning duty at Henderson Hall in 1945. She wears a green work uniform of bibbed trousers (overalls) and a white shirt.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Portrait of Irene Parsons, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Irene Parsons, circa 1945, in the SPARs blue service dress uniform with collar insignia and officer's service hat with white cover.
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • Irene Parsons sits with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at the...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • Irene Parsons shakes hands with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nicolle M. Brossard, 2012-2014

    • 2012-05-29;2014-03-16
    • Conducted in two parts (Part 1 in 2012 and Part 2 in 2014), the interview primarily documents Nicolle Brossard's upbringing in Oregon; her service with the United States Army; and her education after service.

      Brossard discusses growing up in...
    • WV0535 Nicolle M. Brossard Collection, 2000-2014

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