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  • Date: 195*
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    • [Women Marines at Parris Island, circa 1953]

    • 1953
    • Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney and a fellow Woman Marine, probably in summer service uniform, are seated outside a building at Parris Island, South Carolina, in 1953.
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with rifle, 1954]

    • 1954-10-12
    • 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...
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Two Women Marines shoot rifles, circa 1956]

    • 1956
    • 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.
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with rifle, 1956]

    • 1956-03-22
    • 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...
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with rifle, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • 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.
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Marine rifle team, 1955]

    • 1955-03-17
    • 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.
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with handgun, 1956]

    • 1956-03-19
    • 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.
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton receiving promotion, 1956]

    • 1956-05-08
    • 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...
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton, circa 1955]

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

    • 1954
    • 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...
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Third Recruit Battalion, Platoon 21-A, 1954]

    • 1954-01-27
    • 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....
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton walks beside Marine Corps Supply Forwarding Annex in San Francisco while stationed there between 1953 and 1957.
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [WAC hangs laundry at Fort Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • WAC Rose Belasco hangs laundry out to dry behind a row of barracks at Fort Lee, Virginia. She is wearing a WAC summer service uniform without a service jacket. This photograph was taken during basic training in 1950.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACs pose playfully at Ft. Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group of four WACs pose playfully during basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1950. Dorothy Linnell (top left) of Boston is on the shoulders of Eleanor Kurowski from Pennsylvania, while Joan Larson of California is on the shoulders of Billy...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Basic Training graduation Fort Lee, Virginia, 1950]

    • 1950
    • One company of WACs, four platoons, stands at parade rest during basic training graduation ceremonies at Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1950. Four barracks buildings can be seen in the background. All of the WACs are wearing service dress uniforms.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACS and soldiers next to cargo truck, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A parked M35 "deuce and a half" cargo truck is surrounded by service members, male and female, including WACs of the 2114th service unit. They are dressed in an assortment of field jackets, M-1 infantry helmets, and army Herringbone Twill caps....
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History

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