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  • Veteran's biography: Information
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    • Oral history interview with Betty Baker, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • Primarily documents Betty Baker's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC); her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in Miami, Florida, and Karachi, India, during World War II; and her personal life after the...
    • WV0042 Betty Baker Papers
    • [Maxine Pierce's retirement, 1964]

    • 1964-09-16
    • Maxine Newcom Pierce is read a citation by a U.S. Navy captain at her retirement ceremony at Moffett Field, California, on 16 September 1964. Pierce, at the top of the stairs, wears the WAVES blue service dress uniform, officers cap, and white...
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [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
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • 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
    • [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 desk, circa 1965]

    • 1965
    • Jane Beetham Jones works at a desk, circa 1965. She wears the Women Marines winter service uniform with the insignia of a sergeant.
    • 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
    • [Jane Beetham Jones and coworker, 1968]

    • 1968-05
    • Marine Corps Reservist Jane Beetham Jones points to something in a report held by a serviceman smoking a cigarette in May 1968.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at desk, circa 1965]

    • 1965
    • Jane Beetham Jones works at her desk, circa 1965, wearing the Women Marines winter service uniform with sergeant stripes. On the desk are piles of papers, binders, reports, a telephone, cup, and cigarette burning in an ashtray.
    • 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
    • Oral history interview with Jane Beetham Jones, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • Primarily documents Jane Beetham Jones's service from 1952 to 1980 with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for twenty-eight years and her military and civilian career in public information and journalism.

      Jones discusses her high education and...
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers

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