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  • Veteran's biography: War
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    • Lorna W. Thigpen papers

    • Undated
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0004 Lorna W. Thigpen Papers
    • [Navy Squadron 13A, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Squadron 13A poses in front of the Link Trainer Building at the main base in Corpus Christi, Texas, Novemeber 1944. WAVES pictured are (first row, standing) Jane johnson, Ellen DeMorelle,", Sis Wright, Delancy, Marsh, Taylor, Smith, Foley, Tanner,...
    • WV0005 Margaret Grantham Sherry Photograph
    • [SPARS in Palm Beach, 1944]

    • 1944
    • SPARS Bessie Everstine and Mary Angelyn Giles pose in front of Coast Gaurd life preserver ring at training in Palm Beach, Florida, in 1944. Both wear a white blouse and navy skirt.
    • WV0006 Mary Angelyn Giles Kelly Photographs
    • [Receiving Pay Office staff, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Receiving Pay Office staff, in dress blues, pose at the U.S. Coast Guard base in Manhattan Beach, NY. Pictured are (back row:) Joe Darafy[?], Smokey Rhodes, Harold Garland, John Hood, Abner Annis, Kenny Engel; (front row) Mary Giles, Betty...
    • WV0006 Mary Angelyn Giles Kelly Photographs
    • [SPARS in Palm Beach, 1944]

    • 1944
    • SPARS Dot Cale, Mary McDowell, Shirley Gondaes[?], Bessie Everstine, and Mary [Angelyn] Giles, roomates at SK school in Palm Beach, Florida, pose outside unidentified building, 1944.
    • WV0006 Mary Angelyn Giles Kelly Photographs
    • [Cadet Nurse Corps blue dress, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Cadet Nurse Corps blue dress and white apron, with white Cadet Nurse Corps patch on gray and white cotton summer uniform, circa 1943. Worn with white cap. Patch has red oval in center with a white Maltese cross embroidered with "US" in...
    • WV0010 Florence Leonard Uniform
    • [Lynn Bechard, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lynn Bechard in forest green dress uniform seated on a brick wall, circa 1944
    • WV0011 Lynn Bechard Photographs
    • [Lynn Bechard, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Full-length photo of Lynn Bechard in U.S. Women Marines forest green winter dress uniform, circa 1944.
    • WV0011 Lynn Bechard Photographs
    • [Eunice Rountree, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Eunice Roundtree sits at a desk in Sick Bay at Naval Air Station (NAS) Anacostia, District of Columbia, circa 1944.
    • WV0012 Eunice M. Rountree Photographs
    • [Portrait of three SPARS,1944]

    • 1944
    • Virginia Van Dongen (top) and two fellow Coast Guard SPARS from the Atlantic City station pose in 1944.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [Virginia Van Dongen, 1944]

    • 1943
    • Virginia Van Dongen in dress blue uniform outside her mother's home, immediately following her enlistment with the SPARs in summer of 1943.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [WAVES unit, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES unit poses on steps, possibly at Hunter College, 1944.
    • WV0020 Rosemarie Dodd Papers
    • Oral history interview with Rosemarie Spagnola Dodd, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • Primarily documents Rosemarie "Marie" Spagnola Dodd's service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946.

      Dodd discusses her decision to join the WAVES in the spring of 1944, including her...
    • WV0020 Rosemarie Dodd Papers
    • [Elna Jones in nurse uniform, ca. 1946-47]

    • 1946
    • Elna Jones in Army Nurse Corps brown and white seersucker hospital uniform and cap at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey, circa 1946.
    • WV0023 Elna Allran Jones Papers
    • [Elna Allran Jones and friend, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Elna Allran Jones (right) and a Cadet Nurse Corps friend both wear the gray and white striped summer uniform and beret outside Charlotte Memorial Hospital, North Carolina, circa 1944.
    • WV0023 Elna Allran Jones Papers

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