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    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with rifle, 1954]

    • 1954-10-12
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton poses with a rifle in front of a target on 12 October 1954. Her jacket shows her marksmanship awards won while a member of the Annex Team Two rifle team in the 12th Naval District. The patch on her pocket appears to be related...
    • [Two Women Marines shoot rifles, circa 1956]

    • 1956
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton (bottom) and fellow Women Marine Mae Van Hecke lay on their stomachs aiming rifles, circa 1956. The Marines are both wearing jackets with patches that signify their marksmanship awards.
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with rifle, 1956]

    • 1956-03-22
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton poses with a rifle in front of a mirror on 22 March 1956. The back of her jacket, with patches signifying her marksmanship awards won while a member of the 12th Naval District Annex Team Two rifle team, can be seen in the...
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with rifle, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton lies on mattress aiming her rifle, sometime while stationed with Department of the Pacific in San Francisco from 1953 through 1956.
    • [Marine rifle team, 1955]

    • 1955-03-17
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton (seated) is lone female among seven Marines with rifles on 17 March 1955. This is likely the 12th Naval District Annex Team Two rifle team.
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with handgun, 1956]

    • 1956-03-19
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton, with one arm behind her back, aims a handgun while at the Marine Corps rifle range at Camp Matthews, California, on 19 March 1956. She wears the Women Marines' forest green winter uniform and bell-crown hat.
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton receiving promotion, 1956]

    • 1956-05-08
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer, backed by the American and Marine flags, receives a certificate of promotion to sergeant on 8 May 1956. Kammer is wearing her Women Marines' spruce green and white summer dress uniform. The front of the photo reads, "To Sergeant...
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton stands outdoors in her Women Marines' olive green work shirt and garrison cap, circa 1955.
    • [Marines at Toys for Tots display, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton and two male Marines pose beside a barrel collecting gifts for the Toys For Tots program at a Shell Station, circa 1954. Kammer holds a doll, a Marine holds a large stocking full of toys, and the group is joined by a man who...
    • [Third Recruit Battalion, Platoon 21-A, 1954]

    • 1954-01-27
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Photo of the Women Marines Third Recruit Battalion Platoon 21-A, the Battalion Honor Platoon, at Parris Island, South Carolina, on 27 January 1954. Joan R. Kammer Horton is in the last row, third from left. In the front row are Staff Sergeant C.I....
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton walks beside Marine Corps Supply Forwarding Annex in San Francisco while stationed there between 1953 and 1957.
    • Oral history interview with Joan Kammer Horton, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Primarily documents Joan R. Kammer Horton's background; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the mid-1950s; and her life after her military service.

      Horton discusses growing up during the Depression; collecting metal,...

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