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  • Veteran's biography: veteran
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    • [Ruth Kent Petker holding hands with serviceman, 1943 ]

    • 1943
    • Ruth Kent Petker, in the WAVES service dress blue uniform and service hat, holds hands with an unidentified soldier in downtown Norman, Oklahoma, where she attended mechanics training in 1943.
    • WV0125 Ruth Kent Petker Papers
    • [Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford during a day out and about in Philadelphia while stationed at Children's Hospital; 1944.
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • [Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford during a day out and about in Philadelphia while stationed at Children's Hospital; 1944.
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • [Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, left, poses with others in Meridian Hill Park in Washington D.C.; 1944. Caption reads: Caroline, Mary and Howard Jr.
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • [Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, right, poses with others in Meridian Hill Park in Washington D.C.; 1944. Caption reads: Beulah, Howard Jr. and Caroline Bradburn.
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • [Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, center, poses with family members; 1944. Caption reads: Grandmama's. Ridge, MD. Johnny Delozier - cousin, Caroline, and Howard P. Bradburn Sr. - father.
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • [Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford playfully poses with her cousin; 1944. Caption reads: St. Michael's Catholic Church Carnival. Ridge, MD. Norman Delozier - cousin - and Caroline Bradburn.
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • [Portrait of Irene Parsons, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Irene Parsons, circa 1945, in the SPARs blue service dress uniform with collar insignia and officer's service hat with white cover.
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Women Marines summer garrison cap, circa 1950s]

    • 1950
    • Women Marines garrison cap, worn with the green and white summer uniform. Includes green piping and the Marine Corps insignia. The curtain around the brim of the cap was new to the Mainbocher style garrison cap introduced in 1952.
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [Women Marines summer uniform, circa 1950s]

    • 1955
    • Green and white pinstriped summer uniform dress and jacket for Women Marines, designed by Mainbocher and introduced in 1952. The uniform is made of Dacron and nylon material with green piping around collar lapels, shoulder straps, and on sleeves of...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • Irene Parsons sits with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at the...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • Irene Parsons shakes hands with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Shamburger, 1999

    • 1999-03-16
    • Chiefly documents Elizabeth Shamburger’s service as a dietitian in the army during World War II and her work in Veteran’s Administration (VA) Hospitals after the war.
    • WV0051 Elizabeth Shamburger Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Petker

    • 1999-12-01
    • Primarily documents Ruth Kent Petker's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1945.

      Petker chiefly discusses airplane mechanics training in Norman, Oklahoma, and her service at...
    • WV0125 Ruth Kent Petker Papers

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