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    • Oral History interview with "BJ" A. Kramer, 2015

    • 2015-04-22
    • Primarily documents the life of "BJ" Kramer and her service with the Army Nurse Corps.

      Kramer recalls her introduction to the Army Nurse Corps and the training she received during nursing school. She also describes her reasons behind...
    • WV0582 "BJ" Kramer 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
    • [Carol Johnson receives rank patch, ca. 1966]

    • 1966
    • Army Secretary Stanley Resor promoting Johnson from Private First Class to Specialist 4 and attaching a rank patch to her uniform. Johnson is wearing the army green service uniform.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in 1910-era costume, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Two WACs, including Carol Alban Johnson (right), dress in period clothing from 1910 for the Star Spangled Pageant in 1967.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson 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
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants walk abreast, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966 Carol Alban Johnson (center) and finalists from the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Marines, walk side-by-side down the sidewalk in front of the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Participants in the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, including winner Carol Alban Johnson (front row, center), pose for a group portrait.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces finalists, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966, Carol Alban Johnson of the U.S. Army, is surrounded by the pageant's runners up from (left to right) the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Alban Johnson in dress white uniform, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Portrait of Carol Alban Johnson in WAC dress white uniform, holding a book about Italy. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army, ca...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [WACs around globe, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Five WACs--(l to r:) Pat Rice, Linda Gundy, WAC Director Colonel Mildred Bailey, Carol Alban Johnson, and Barb DePue--stand around a large globe in a promotional photo for the Star Spangled Pageant in 1967. The women all wear the WAC olive green...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in 1830s costume, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Director Mildred Bailey and Linda Gundy pose for a 1967 "Star Spangled Pageant" publicity photo wearing 1830s-style dresses. Colonel Bailey (left), in the day attire, and Gundy, in evening wear, pose in front of a backdrop depicting a man...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in Civil War dress, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WACs Pat Rice (seated, in evening wear) and Linda Gundy (in day attire with parasol) pose for a photo wearing Civil War-era dresses and standing in front of backdrop of horseman. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Linda Gundy in period clothing, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Linda Gundy poses in a black and white vertical striped dress, perhaps an example of a bustle dress from the late eighteenth century, in a publicity photo for the Star Spangled Pageant in 1967." in front of a drawing of horses pulling a steam...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Alban Johnson in 1911 hobbleskirt, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Carol Alban Johnson, wearing a white hobbleskirt with red trim and holding a feather, poses for a photo in front a large drawing of a horse. Johnson is modeling 1911 fashion for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring WAC exhibit in 1967.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Mildred Bailey in WWI-era dress, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Director Colonel Bailey, dressed in green velvet suit with fur trim, spats, and a velvet hat, poses in front of a drawing of a WWI-era plane in 1967. Bailey is modeling 1916-1918 civilian fashion for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Four WACs in WWI uniforms, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Four WACs pose in WWI-era uniforms in a publicity photo for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army in 1967. They are (left to right): Pat Rice (far left) in a taupe Marine Corps...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [WACs dressed as flappers, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WACs Linda Gundy (left) and Barb DePue (right) pose in front of a Model-T Ford backdrop wearing 1920s costumes for the Star Spangled Pageant, 1967. Gundy wears a powder blue flapper dress, hat, and pearl necklace, while DePue is in a red fringe...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Libby Christmas dressed as flapper, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Libby Christmas dresses as a flapper in a red fringe dress, pearl necklace, red feather headdress, and garter, with a cigarette holder. Christmas is modeling 1920s fashion for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers

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