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  • Veteran's biography: 10
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    • [Frances M. Hobbins and Dorion Tam, 1997]

    • 1997
    • Frances M. Hobbins poses with Dorion Tam, the man she "Freed to Fight," in Honolulu for the National WAVES Convention in 1997.
    • WV0054 Frances M. Hobbins Papers
    • Oral history interview with Frances Madden Hobbins, 1999

    • 1999-03-18
    • Primarily documents Frances Madden Hobbins's pre-war family life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Hawaii during World War II; and her post-war career in computers.

      Early topics focus...
    • WV0054 Frances M. Hobbins Papers
    • [Gretchen Davis, circa 1975]

    • 1975
    • Portrait of Gretchen Davis in Army dark dress uniform with beret, circa 1975.
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • [Gretchen Davis, circa 1975]

    • 1974
    • Portrait of Gretchen Davis in Army mint green uniform and black beret, 1974.
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • Oral history interview with Gretchen C. Davis, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Gretchen Davis's experiences at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and U.S. Army from 1973 to 1993.


      Davis details her parents' education and...
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • [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
    • 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

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