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    • Oral history interview with Lucille Ingram Pauquette, 1999

    • 1999-02-15
    • Primarily documents Carolina Lucille Ingram Pauquette's service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1945 to 1946 and her life after World War II.

      Pauquette discusses her decision to join the Marines and the influence of having four...
    • WV0037 Lucille Ingram Pauquette Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [Women Marines summer uniform, circa 1950s]

    • 1955
    • Green and white pinstriped summer uniform dress and jacket for Women Marines, designed by Mainbocher and introduced in 1952. The uniform is made of Dacron and nylon material with green piping around collar lapels, shoulder straps, and on sleeves of...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [Women Marines summer garrison cap, circa 1950s]

    • 1950
    • Women Marines garrison cap, worn with the green and white summer uniform. Includes green piping and the Marine Corps insignia. The curtain around the brim of the cap was new to the Mainbocher style garrison cap introduced in 1952.
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [El Toro Marine Air Station tower staff, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Dorothy "Dottie" Griffin Rice (second from right) and fellow flight clearance, tower operator, and aerologist staff pose in front of a propeller plane on the tarmac at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, California, in 1945.
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • [Denver Marine Recruiting Office staff, 1944]

    • 1944-06
    • Group photo of Dorothy "Dottie" Griffin (second from left) and the staff of the Marine Recruiting Office in Denver, Colorado, in June 1944.
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rice, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • Primarily documents Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice's experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the Korean War and her life as a Marine wife.

      Topics related to Rice's service in the Women Marines include her parents'...
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Boileau Hester, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • Primarily documents Boileau Hester's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point during World War II and her life after leaving the Women Marines.

      Hester describes learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor;...
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • [Marine Corps Women's Reserve forest green hat, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Marine Corps Women's Reserve forest green bell-crown hat with Marine Corps anchor and globe emblem in the center, red cord with tassels attached by embossed buttons, and tapered back. Worn with forest green winter uniform. This hat worn by Helen...
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • [Marine Corps Women`s Reserve herringbone garrison cap, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Marine Corps Women's Reserve twill herringbone garrison cap with globe and anchor insignia on left front flap. Worn with green work uniform. This hat worn by Helen Boileau Hester from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • [Marine Corps Women's Reserve forest green uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Marine Corps Women's Reserve forest green winter uniform, 1943. Blouse has two welted bodice pockets, two side pockets without flaps, three bronzed buttons embossed with the Marine Corps emblem, shoulder straps, and Marine Corps lapel insignia....
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • [Three Women Marines at El Toro USMC Base, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (center) poses with two friends in front of a bus while stationed at El Toro USMC Base in Santa Ana, California, from 1950 to 1953. The women wear white short-sleeve summer uniforms and spruce green garrison caps.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Women Marines marching at Parris Island, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel's U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve company at Parris Island, South Carolina, marches in formation circa 1960. The Marines wear white short-sleeve summer uniforms and spruce green garrison caps.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [June Crowell and friend at Camp Lejeune, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (on left) poses with a fellow Marine behind a barracks at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during basic training in summer 1945. Both women wear olive-drab long-sleeved fatigue shirts over overalls with daisy mae hats.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Women Marines company at Henderson Hall, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel's U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve company at Henderson Hall, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1946. The women wear white short-sleeve summer uniforms and spruce green garrison caps.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Women Marines at work, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Six Marine Corps Women Reserves, including Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (4th from left), pose with mops and a mower during basic training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in summer 1945. The women wear olive-drab long-sleeved fatigue shirts, work...
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Women Marines in work uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel poses with five fellow Marine Corps Women's Reserves during basic training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in summer 1945. Crowel, on right, wears a long-sleeve olive-drab fatigue shirt over her olive-drab overalls and...
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers

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