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    • [Blanche Holt Gwyn]

    • 1943
    • Formal Potrait of Blanche Holt Gwyn
    • WV0031 Blanche Holt Gwyn Papers
    • [Jane Heins Escher, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Formal portrait of Jane Escher in WAVES uniform, taken in San Diego in late 1952 or early 1953.
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • [Recruit Training, Company 15, 1951]

    • 1951-08-15
    • Group photo of WAVES Company 15, Recruit Training (W) at the US Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Illinois, on August 15, 1951.
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Heins Escher, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • Interview primarily includes discussion of Jane Escher's childhood in North Carolina and her service as a cryptographer in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during the Korean War.


      Escher recalls moments...
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Hydes Council, 1999

    • 1999-06-16
    • Primarily documents Jane Hydes Council's service with the United States Women's Army Corps. Council discusses her desire to join the U.S. Women's Army Corps from a young age, the progress she felt she achieved while in the service, and her...
    • WV0093 Jane Hydes Council Papers
    • [Army nurses in Philippino marketplace, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army nurses Alice Clark (right) and Shirley "Corky" McCorquodale Lyle (left) at a marketplace in Mindanao, Philippines, 1945.
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • [General Eichelberger and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Eleanor Roosevelt, in Red Cross uniform, and Gen. Robert L. Eichelberger walk side-by-side in Rockhampton, Australia, in 1943. Behind Mrs. Roosevelt is Admiral Claud A. Jones.
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • [54th anniversary of the Army Nurse Corps, 1955]

    • 1955-02-02
    • Ten of Fort Monroe's eleven Army Nurses, including Shirley McCorquodale Lyle (center), pose around a table with a large cake at the tea they gave to celebrate the 54th anniversary of the Army Nurse Corps on 2 February 1955.
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Joycestane Brant Malcolm, 1999

    • 1999-12-02
    • Primarily documents Joycestane Brant Malcolm's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1954 to 1957, and her life after the war.

      Malcolm recalls growing up in Beaufort, South Carolina, near a...
    • WV0126 Joycestane Brant Malcolm Oral History
    • [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
    • [June Crowell on car, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Marine Margaret Helen "June" Crowel sits on the back of her car, a 1934 Plymouth that "made her popular at Henderson Hall" in Arlington, Virginia, where she was stationed from 1945 to 1950. She is wearing her green work uniform: a loose-fitting...
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Henderson Hall basketball team, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (center) takes a shot for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve Headquarters basketball team during a game with the WAC team from Walter Reed Army Hospital at Henderson Hall, circa 1945.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers

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