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    • Oral history interview with Jane Beetham Jones, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney's memories of growing up during World War II; her experiences in boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; and her married life, particularly after her husband, also a Marine, was diagnosed with...
    • [Male and female Marine, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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...
    • [Woman Marine at information booth, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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...
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at information booth, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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...
    • [Women Marines at convention, 1954]

    • 1954-06
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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.
    • [Jane Beetham Jones, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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.
    • [Two Women Marines, 1954]

    • 1954-06
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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.
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at desk, circa 1965]

    • 1965
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • Jane Beetham Jones works at a desk, circa 1965. She wears the Women Marines winter service uniform with the insignia of a sergeant.
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at dock, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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.
    • [Woman Marine at dock, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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.
    • [Jane Beetham Jones and coworker, 1968]

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

    • 1965
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • 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.
    • Oral history interview with Therese Lambert, 2009

    • 2009-07-22
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Documents Therese Lambert's childhood in Muskegon and on Lake Harbor, Michigan during the Depression and her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1950-1953.

      Lambert begins by describing her childhood in Muskegon, Michigan during the...
    • Real Victims of Violence

    • 1969-02-07
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 27, 1969 editorial published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, discusses the true victims of violent action as related to the civil rights movement. Reflecting on recent riots around the country from Detroit...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-12-10]

    • 1979-12-10
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of five pages from the December 10, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP). One article discusses the history of the Ku Klux Klan and related populist and anti-Communist movements...

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