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  • Veteran's biography: Information
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    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Red Cross Mission team in Serbia, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • Members of a Red Cross Medical Mission Team pose outside of a building in Serbia. Pictured (from left to right) are: George "The Dalmation" [illegible]; Stojan, a Serbian;"Irish Stew," a.k.a Miss Lloyd; Lapham's chief, Dr. [Gressice?]; s Serbian...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Maxine Pierce, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Maxine Pierce poses in the WAVES gray and white seersucker work uniform and service cap with white cover, circa 1945. On her sleeve is the insignia of Yeoman 3rd Class Petty Officer.
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [U.S. Navy WAVES musical review, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • U.S. Navy WAVES perform a musical review, circa 1945. All the women wear the WAVES blue service dress uniform and matching garrison cap. There is a cartoon character holding a feather on the center microphone.
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [Jane Beetham Jones, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • Jane Beetham Jones poses in the Women Marines green and white seersucker summer service uniform, circa 1954. She has earned her Private 1st class stripe.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Two Women Marines, 1954]

    • 1954-06
    • Two female Marines, possibly including Jane Beetham Jones on the right, stand together in green and white seersucker summer service uniforms at the Marine Corps League Convention in June 1954.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Women Marines at convention, 1954]

    • 1954-06
    • Four women, including two in uniform, sit at a table of typewriters while attending the 5th Marine Corps League Convention in Detroit in June 1954.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Male and female Marine, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • A Woman Marine stands next to an unidentified male Marine at a rifle demonstration during the Brodhead Armory open house in Detroit, Michigan, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines green and white seersucker summer service uniform and garrison...
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Woman Marine at information booth, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • An unidentified Woman Marine stands an information booth for the 5th Infantry Battalion while a male Marine leans against it during an open house for Brodhead Armory in Detroit, Michigan, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines green and white...
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at information booth, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Jane Beetham Jones (right) and a fellow Woman Marine stand at an information booth for the 5th Infantry Battalion at an open house for Brodhead Armory in Detroit, Michigan, circa 1955. Both women wear the Women Marines green and white seersucker...
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at dock, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • A female Marine, likely Jane Beetham Jones, walks near a dock, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines summer service uniform and matching garrison cap. A ship can be seen in the background and bicycles are parked near the water.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Woman Marine at dock, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • An unidentified Woman Marine stands near a docked military ship, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines green and white seersucker summer service uniform, garrison cap, and brown leather handbag.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [WAVE in uniform, 1961]

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

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

    • 1962
    • Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis poses on a beach in her swimsuit while stationed at Long Beach, California, in 1962.
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers

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