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  • Service branch: marines
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    • Share a proud tradition [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for women in the U.S. Marine Corps. Identifies opportunities for education and self-improvement and describes uniforms; recreational opportunities; living quarters; benefits; and requirements for service. Front and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Adventure in living [1953]

    • 1953-02-28
    • Fold-out pamphlet advertises life as a Woman Marine. Highlights opportunities for travel; adventure; educational opportunities; chic Woman Marine uniforms; and being part of Marine Corps traditions. Briefly describes requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The woman officer [1955]

    • 1955-02-28
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages female college students to become for officers in the United States Marine Corps. Topics include Marine officer training programs; uniforms; recreation; available fields; and basic requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Be a Marine…free a Marine to fight [1943]

    • 1943
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring a Woman Marine imposed over a scene of men in combat. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Past voices - future journeys [1997]

    • 1997-10-18
    • This poster displays different roles for women in the armed services throughout history and is captioned,"Women In Military Service for America Memorial." Marj Watson is credited as the illustrator.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Past voices - future journeys [1997]

    • 1997-10-18
    • This poster describes the roles of women in military service throughout history. Time periods and conflicts include the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the 1970s and 1980s, and the...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out [1994]

    • 1994
    • Side one of a two sided 1994 recruiting poster for women for the United States Marine Corps includes a photograph of three women Marines in dress uniforms with the caption,"After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out."
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out [1994]

    • 1994
    • Side two of a two sided 1994 recruiting poster for women for the United States Marine Corps with the caption,"After years of fitting in maybe it's time to stand out." Marines wear battle dress uniforms [BDUs} in woodland camouflage.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Elite women Marines [1952]

    • 1952
    • This United States Marine Corps recruiting poster from 1952 includes a drawing of a women Marine in cap with the caption,"Elite Women Marines." The drawing is signed by George(" Potter.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Be a Marine [1943]

    • 1943
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve encourages women to free a male Marine to fight. Includes brief description of the advantages of being a Marine; the necessary qualifications; the pay and rank of Women Marines;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • So proudly we serve [1944]

    • 1944-02-18
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve that encourages women to become a Marine to release a male Marine "to drive that tank...man that gun...down that plane." Includes detailed description of boot camp; the benefits...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Chowan leatherneck [1944]

    • 1944-09-05
    • This newsletter, entitled The Chowan Leatherneck, was published by the U.S. Marine Corps. This particular issue includes articles on Colonel Ruth Cheney Streeter's visit to Edenton and mastering depression, plus sports highlights, news, a crossword...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The word [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Twelve page, black and white booklet on the recreation program for Women Marines at Camp Pendleton, California, circa 1945. Topics include descriptions of offered sports, fine arts, and other recreational activities; details of the reception center...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [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
    • [Portrait of Margaret Marian Smith, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Formal portrait of Margaret Marian Smith in Marine Corps Women's Reserve summer service (green and white seersucker) uniform, 1945-1946.
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Marian Smith, 1999

    • 1999-02-11
    • Primarily documents Margaret Marion Smith's service with the War Department and Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1947 and work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 through circa 1994.

      Smith primarily...
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers

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