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  • Item description: California
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    • [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
    • [Navy Public Information Officers, 1963]

    • 1963-08
    • 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...
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • [North Island Fleet Air Photo Lab, 1970]

    • 1970
    • A Group portrait of the United States Navy's Fleet Air Photo Lab, located in San Diego, California. Wendy Gellert, located fourth from the right, sits next to one of the commanding officers. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, with white...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Joyce A. Heflin receives Navy Commendation Medal, 1985]

    • 1985-02
    • A man in naval dress uniform with sleeve insignia, identifying him as both a United States Navy commander and line officer, shakes hands with Joyce A. Heflin. Heflin is attired in naval dress uniform and stands in a row with other officers.
      " ...
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • [Group photograph at All Navy Golf Championship, 1968]

    • 1968
    • A photograph taken during the 1968 All Navy Golf Championships at Naval Station Long Beach, California. Photographed individuals (Left to Right) are Lieutenant Commander Collins, Lieutenant Commander Ryder, Lieutenant Junior Grade Hudson,...
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • [Navy officers pool party, 1962]

    • 1962
    • 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.
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • [Woman Marine at the beach, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • A Woman Marine plays at a California beach, circa 1955.
      Credit: No. CP. Official Photograph "U.S. Marine Corps"
    • WV0513 Dolores M. Angel Hamrick Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, circa 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • Avery describes doing stalls, steep turns, and shot landings during flight training at Mather Field, California, and mentions top speeds of 350 to 450 mph. She notes that several men are now in their class training. She hopes she is able to...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Finnigan, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Avery recounts a harrowing flight from March Field in Riverside, California, to George Air Force Base in Victorville, California, where they were the first WASPs ever to land. She describes their greeting, quarters, and the base, and ponders what...
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Bachelor Officers' Quarters, Long Beach, 1962]

    • 1962
    • 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...
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • [Dietitians by fountain at Willow Glen Convalescence Center, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Caroline Morrison Garrett (center) and two companions, presumably fellow dietitians, pose for a photograph by a fountain while employed at Willow Glen Convalescent Center in San Jose, California, in 19458. All three women are hospital uniforms and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Caroline Morrison Garrett at Willow Glen Convalescent Center, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Caroline Morrison Garrett and a fellow dietitian pose by a flagpole outside of the Willow Glen Convalescent Center in San Jose, California. A domed structure with ionic columns can be seen in the background.
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Cheryl Lynn Brown, 1981-1982]

    • 1981-1982
    • Cheryl Lynn Brown in the barracks, likely at Defense Language Institute, Monterey, California, circa 1981-1982.
    • WV0482 Cheryl Lynn Brown Oral History
    • [Letter from Marie Cody to Don, 11 Apr 1945]

    • 1945-04-11
    • Cody discusses her plans for her furlough before transferring to California. She also mentions the whereabouts of a hometown friend and replies to comments from Don's recent letter.
    • WV0157 Marie Cody Papers
    • [Colonel Youmans in a parade, 1955]

    • 1955
    • Colonel Youmans rides in a convertible during a parade in San Diego County, California, in 1955. She had been named Miss Carlsbad. She wears her dress blue uniform and cap. A male Marine rides in front of her. In the background are spectators and a...
    • WV0513 Dolores M. Angel Hamrick Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History

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