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    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • [Portrait of Bonnie James Baxter, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Seated portrait of Bonnie James Baxter in SPAR gray and white seersucker work uniform with Storekeeper 3rd Class sleeve insignia and service hat, circa 1944.
    • [Portrait of Bonnie James Baxter, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Portrait of Bonnie James Baxter in SPAR gray and white seersucker work uniform with Storekeeper 3rd Class sleeve insignia and service hat, circa 1944.
    • [Portrait of Bonnie James Baxter, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Portrait of Bonnie Jame Baxter, circa 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform and matching garrison cap. On her sleeve is the patch for a storekeeper, 2nd class.
    • [Bonnie James Baxter in working uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Bonnie James Baxter poses in front of a tree wearing the SPARs gray and white seersucker working uniform, matching garrison cap, and black leather gloves, circa 1944. Her sleeve insignia identifies her as a Storekeeper, 2nd Class.
    • [Four SPARs in photo studio, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Four SPARs pose in front of a backdrop painted with a tropical scene while at a photography studio in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1944. All of the women wear the SPARs blue service dress uniform with service caps and hold their white gloves. Pictured...
    • [SPARs in exercise suits at Palm Beach, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Bonnie James Baxter (left) and three other SPARs pose in their exercise suits in Palm Beach, Florida, in summer 1944. The women hold various items including a large wooden box.
    • [Volunteers for Victory soldier canteen, Palm Beach, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Photo of the exterior of the Volunteers for Victory soldier canteen in the Butterfield Company building on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1944. A group of SPARS stand at the entrance of the building with a line of servicemen to their...
    • [Bonnie James Baxter beside tree, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Bonnie James Baxter poses beside a tree with initials carved in it, circa 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform skirt, service cap with white cover, and a white shirt.
    • [SPARs at Statue of Liberty, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Bonnie James Baxter (right) and two fellow SPARs stand in front of the Statue of Liberty, circa 1945. Baxter and the SPAR on the left wear the gray and white seersucker working uniform, service cap, black leather gloves, and black leather handbag....

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