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    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson taken in 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform and service hat with white cover.
    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson in the SPARs blue service dress uniform with matching garrison cap and white gloves, taken in 1945.
    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson taken while she was stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., in November of 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform with matching garrison cap.
    • [Three SPARs pose against backdrop, 1945]

    • 1945-02
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Laura Avis "Gibby" Gibson (top)"Ruthie" Groening (left), and Verda "Verdie" Smith (right) pose in a car at a photo studio in New York City in February of 1945. All the women wear the SPARs winter overcoat with matching garrison cap. All three have...
    • [Four SPARs on a street in Washington, D.C., 1945]

    • 1945-06
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Laura Avis Gibson (right, in white service dress uniform) poses on a sidewalk with three fellow SPARs in downtown Washington, D.C., in June 1945. Also pictured are Ruth Groening (left) and Avis' sister Mary Gibson (second from right). The three...
    • Oral history interview with Laura Gibson, 2005

    • 2005-08-19
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Primarily details Laura Avis Gibson's service with the Coast Guard during World War II, in addition to her youth on a farm and her work at Burlington Industries.

      Gibson briefly recalls her childhood on a farm in Randolph County and then...

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