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    • [Dancing at Foreign Officer party, 1962]

    • 1962-08-15
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Two couples, including Shirley Thacker Lewis (left) and her naval officer partner from Oklahoma City, dance while a band performs at a party she helped organize for U.S. and Argentine officers visiting the Long Beach Naval Station in August 1962.
    • [Shirley Thacker in swimsuit, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis poses on a beach in her swimsuit while stationed at Long Beach, California, in 1962.
    • [Bachelor Officers' Quarters, Long Beach, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Bachelor Officers' Quarters at U.S. Naval Station Long Beach, California, in 1962. WAVE Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis lives on the third floor halfway behind that structure in the center of the building. She notes "The building is two rooms wide and...
    • [WAVE in swimsuit, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • WAVE lieutenant junior grade Carol Abackbank(", a Japanese American, poses in her swimsuit at Long Beach, California, in 1962. In the water behind her, many ships can be seen. The back of photo reads "we took this pin-up type so she could send a...
    • [Navy Public Information Officers, 1963]

    • 1963-08
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • A group of U.S. Navy public information officers stationed at Long Beach, California, is pictured in August 1963. Pictured (left to right) are Public Information Officer (PIO) Cress, Assistant PIO Shirley Ann Thacker (Lewis), Commanding Officer...
    • [Navy officers pool party, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • A U.S. Navy officer and his date are served punch at a pool party honoring visiting foreign officers at Naval Station Long Beach, California, in 1962.
    • [Shirley Thacker outside barracks, 1961]

    • 1961-10
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Shirley Thacker Lewis stands outside the WAVE officer quarters wearing her blue service uniform while at Officer Candidate School in October 1961.
    • [Foreign Officers at pool party, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Two foreign naval officers and two women in cocktail dresses chat while seated in lawn chairs at a pool party at U.S. Naval Station Long Beach in 1962.
    • [WAVE in uniform, 1961]

    • 1961
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • An unidentified WAVE poses outside the female officers' quarters while at Officer Candidate School in 1961.
    • [Navy wedding, 1963]

    • 1963-06
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Wedding portrait of naval officers Sylvia Cass and Jack Reid, attended by maid of honor Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis and an unidentified man (possibly chaplain J.D. Cox), in Long Beach, California, in June 1963.
    • [Military medding, 1963]

    • 1963-06
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Newly married naval officers Sylvia Cass Reid and Jack Reid prepare to walk through the arch of swords following their wedding in Long Beach, California, in June 1963.
    • Oral history interview with S. Ann Thacker Lewis, 2008

    • 2008-02-29
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Primarily documents Ann Thacker Lewis' education at Woman's College and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1961 to 1965.

      Lewis briefly discusses her childhood and family. She also describes her time at Women's College (now UNCG), including ...
    • Servron one hosts officers' party [1963]

    • 1963-01-11
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Article in the U.S. Naval Station Long Beach newsletter, the Seahorse, describing an "international gala" held for visiting members of the French Navy in January 1963.

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