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    • Oral History interview with Donna Barr Brown

    • 2016-04-23
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Donna Barr Brown's service with the United States Women Marines.

      Brown recalls never regretting her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps because she saw it as a way to get out of her hometown, learn something different,...
    • [Maria Felger Wayne celebrating promotion, circa 1990]

    • 1990
    • WV0500 Maria Felger Wayne Oral History
    • This photograph shows Maria Felger Wayne celebrating her promotion by doing push-ups while being doused with water from a hose. She is dressed in BDUs (Battle Dress Uniform).
    • [Wendy Gellert in an initiation ritual, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Held hovering over a box full of water, Wendy Gellert appears to be participating in an initiation ritual. She wears the female version of the traditional United States Navy blue dress uniform without any footwear.
      " Text written on...
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • In a photograph taken during Operation Bright Star 1990, a line of shipping containers, construction equipment, tents, M-107A1 water buffalo trailer tanks, and several HMMWVs are visible in a desert landscape. The American flag and the Egyptian...
    • Oral history interview with Pamela Devine

    • 2009-03-11
    • WV0453 Pamela Devine Oral History
    • Pamela Devine tell of her early life, lengthy and varied career in the United States Navy, and personal life.

      Devine primarily discusses her experience in the United States Navy as an undesignated seaman, naval aviation mechanic, a recruit...
    • The coronet [November 1944]

    • 1944-11-10
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • Vol. I, No. 5 edition of The Coronet, newsletter of the 6720 WAC headquarters platoon in Italy, from 1 May 1945. from 10 November 1944. Front page articles are "Gift Shop a Success,"Shades of Civilian Life,"The Hot Water Situation Badd," and "Come...
    • [WAVE in swimsuit, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • WAVE lieutenant junior grade Carol Abackbank(", a Japanese American, poses in her swimsuit at Long Beach, California, in 1962. In the water behind her, many ships can be seen. The back of photo reads "we took this pin-up type so she could send a...
    • [Four female airmen by tank in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-05-09
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • U.S. Air Force members Howe, Ingrid Ruffin, Gina, and Katherine Mendez pose for a group photo in front of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle while they were stationed in Iraq in May 2003. The women are dressed in desert combat uniforms with boonie hats,...
    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • [WAACs digging, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Two WAACs with shovels dig under a building, while another turns the spigot of a water hose, circa 1943.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-03
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves is preparing to leave for her new assignment, and has spent the day teaching English to Chinese children. Other topics include a meal with "looly water" Australian beer; her pets, a cricket and a lizard; a variety show; and...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-17
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves notes that she has been assigned to a new club at the base due to a fight between its previous ARC staff members. She describes the club and other base facilities, including their day room, and explains the base's water problems. She also...
    • [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.
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • [Lucy Slade Libby washes her hair in Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • Ludy Slade Libby washes her hair outside her quarters at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in fall 1944. On a ledge in front of her is a helmet filled with water.
    • [Two nurses at water supply tank, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a fellow ANC nurse, both wearing summer work uniforms with turban-style head wraps, retrieve water from the supply tank at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in October 1944. Behind the women is a tent filled with cots.
    • Edith O'Neill Letter

    • 1918-10-14
    • WV0321 Edith O'Neill Letter
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.

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