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United States. Coast Guard. Women's Reserve -- Uniforms

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Bonnie James Baxter Collection

Identifier: WV 0329
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 31 August 2005; correspondence to Bonnie with UNCG Women's Veterans Archivists 2005-2006; various photographs of Baxter and friends during her United States Coast Guard SPARs service, circa 1944-1946.

Dates: 1944-1946, 2005

Elizabeth Neely Collection

Identifier: WV 0705
Content Description

The collection includes Neely's Coast Guard uniform; a garrison cap; Coast Guard formal hat; slides for Kodak carousel; Coast Guard Reservist magazine article "SPARS' Golden Moment", written by Neely in 1992; history of women in the Coast Guard script, 1989; U.S.O. program; photographs and negatives; as well as photographs of service-related documents and an oral history interview recorded in June 2021.

Dates: 1983-1991

Irene Parsons Collection

Identifier: WV 0311
Content Description The collection includes a 2 August 2005 oral history transcript; a booklet titled "Alumni News: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro," Fall 1965; an article from the Topeka Paper titled "Luckily for 170,000 employes, she isn't typical boss-lady: North Carolina native holds highest personnel post ever held by woman," 5 September 1965; a booklet "Careers for the Veterans Administration," September 1973; a copy of Certificate for Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws, 4 June...
Dates: 1945; 1965-1973

Sherley Mae White Collection

Identifier: WV 0485

Sherley Mae White (1923-2014) served in the Women's Reserve of the Coast Guard (SPARS) from 1943-1945. She served as a drum major for the SPARS marching band at the Biltmore Training Station in Palm Beach, Florida. She later transferred to the Coast Guard Base in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Dates: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2010

Women Veterans General Textiles and Artifacts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WV 0001
Abstract Textiles and artifacts purchased by University Archives and Manuscripts on a continuing basis supplement and complement the individual veterans collections in the Women Veterans Historical Project. This collection includes full uniforms, individual uniform items, hats, shoes, and other artifacts from the Women's Army Corps, Women's Air force, WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service-Navy), Coast Guard SPARS, Women Marines, Army Nurse Corps, Navy Nurse Corps, American Red Cross,...
Dates: circa 1940-1999