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  • Veteran's biography: James
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    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • [Portrait of Bonnie James Baxter, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Seated portrait of Bonnie James Baxter in SPAR gray and white seersucker work uniform with Storekeeper 3rd Class sleeve insignia and service hat, circa 1944.
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [Portrait of Bonnie James Baxter, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Bonnie James Baxter in SPAR gray and white seersucker work uniform with Storekeeper 3rd Class sleeve insignia and service hat, circa 1944.
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [Bonnie James Baxter in working uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bonnie James Baxter poses in front of a tree wearing the SPARs gray and white seersucker working uniform, matching garrison cap, and black leather gloves, circa 1944. Her sleeve insignia identifies her as a Storekeeper, 2nd Class.
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [Bonnie James Baxter beside tree, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bonnie James Baxter poses beside a tree with initials carved in it, circa 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform skirt, service cap with white cover, and a white shirt.
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • [Portrait of Bonnie James Baxter, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Bonnie Jame Baxter, circa 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform and matching garrison cap. On her sleeve is the patch for a storekeeper, 2nd class.
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [Four SPARs in photo studio, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four SPARs pose in front of a backdrop painted with a tropical scene while at a photography studio in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1944. All of the women wear the SPARs blue service dress uniform with service caps and hold their white gloves. Pictured...
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [SPARs in exercise suits at Palm Beach, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bonnie James Baxter (left) and three other SPARs pose in their exercise suits in Palm Beach, Florida, in summer 1944. The women hold various items including a large wooden box.
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [Two SPARS at WAVES recruiting station, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Bonnie James Baxter and a fellow SPAR, both in blue wool overcoats and service hats, stand in the snow in front of a WAVES recruiting station, circa 1945.
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [SPARs at Statue of Liberty, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Bonnie James Baxter (right) and two fellow SPARs stand in front of the Statue of Liberty, circa 1945. Baxter and the SPAR on the left wear the gray and white seersucker working uniform, service cap, black leather gloves, and black leather handbag....
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • [Volunteers for Victory soldier canteen, Palm Beach, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of the exterior of the Volunteers for Victory soldier canteen in the Butterfield Company building on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1944. A group of SPARS stand at the entrance of the building with a line of servicemen to their...
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Marian Smith, 1999

    • 1999-02-11
    • Primarily documents Margaret Marion Smith's service with the War Department and Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1947 and work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 through circa 1994.

      Smith primarily...
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Patsy James Letter

    • 1944-06
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0394 Patsy James Letter

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