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  • Veteran's biography: reenlisted
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    • Oral History interview with Rhonda Lynn Crawford Sloan

    • 2016-01-29
    • Primarily documents the life of Rhonda Lynn Crawford Sloan and her service with the United States Army.
      Sloan recalls being inspired to join the U.S. Army by seeing her three older sisters prosper in their military careers, the many duty...
    • WV0602 Rhonda Lynn Crawford Sloan Papers
    • Oral History interview with Jeannine Marie Franz

    • 2016-05-15
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeannine Marie Franz, and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Franz recalls the satisfaction she received from teaching junior marines to take initiative and become more independent thinkers, and...
    • WV0612 Jeannine Marie Franz Papers
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Rhoden, 2000

    • 2000-06-06
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Rhoden's early life and her service with the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Topics from Rhoden's early life include her parent's life in Jamaica; life in New York City;...
    • WV0171 Myrtle A. Rhoden Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • Oral History interview with Lisa Gibbs Potts

    • 2016-05-14
    • Primarily documents the life of Lisa Gibbs Potts and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Potts recalls the inspiring leadership she had throughout her time in the U.S. Marine Corps, and the lessons she learned along the way,...
    • WV0610 Lisa Gibbs Potts Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Oral History Interview with Vanessa Sharpe Bennett

    • 2016-07-17
    • Primarily documents the life of Vanessa Sharpe Bennett and her service with the United States Army.

      Bennett describes basic training, how she felt she had more maturity as a result of her life experiences, and her realization that everyone...
    • WV0621 Vanessa Sharpe Bennett Papers
    • [Three Women Marines at El Toro USMC Base, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (center) poses with two friends in front of a bus while stationed at El Toro USMC Base in Santa Ana, California, from 1950 to 1953. The women wear white short-sleeve summer uniforms and spruce green garrison caps.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Women Marines marching at Parris Island, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel's U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve company at Parris Island, South Carolina, marches in formation circa 1960. The Marines wear white short-sleeve summer uniforms and spruce green garrison caps.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [June Crowell and friend at Camp Lejeune, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (on left) poses with a fellow Marine behind a barracks at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during basic training in summer 1945. Both women wear olive-drab long-sleeved fatigue shirts over overalls with daisy mae hats.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Women Marines company at Henderson Hall, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel's U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve company at Henderson Hall, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1946. The women wear white short-sleeve summer uniforms and spruce green garrison caps.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Women Marines at work, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Six Marine Corps Women Reserves, including Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (4th from left), pose with mops and a mower during basic training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in summer 1945. The women wear olive-drab long-sleeved fatigue shirts, work...
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Women Marines in work uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel poses with five fellow Marine Corps Women's Reserves during basic training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in summer 1945. Crowel, on right, wears a long-sleeve olive-drab fatigue shirt over her olive-drab overalls and...
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [June Crowell on car, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Marine Margaret Helen "June" Crowel sits on the back of her car, a 1934 Plymouth that "made her popular at Henderson Hall" in Arlington, Virginia, where she was stationed from 1945 to 1950. She is wearing her green work uniform: a loose-fitting...
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Henderson Hall basketball team, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (center) takes a shot for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve Headquarters basketball team during a game with the WAC team from Walter Reed Army Hospital at Henderson Hall, circa 1945.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [June Crowel receives an award, circa 1946.]

    • 1946
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel, in Marine Corps Women's Reserve winter uniform, receives an award at Henderson Hall circa 1946.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [U.S. Marine Corps women's bowling team, 1971]

    • 1971
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (far right) and the other four members of the USMC women's bowling team pose for a photo at the 1971 WIBC tournament in Atlanta.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Henderson Hall softball team, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Group photo of the Marine Corps Women's Reserves Headquarters softball team at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, circa 1946. Margaret Helen "June" Crowel stands in the back row on the far right.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [June Crowel with service flag, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel, seated in her parents' backyard in Ohio after joining the Marine Corps Women's Reserves in 1945, displays their service flag with two stars - one each for herself and her brother.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers

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