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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

JENNY BARKER PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Dorothy "Jenny" Barker (b. 1959) of Greensboro, North Carolina, served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1979 to 1988.


COLLECTION SUMMARY

Dress Blue Jacket, White Dress Shirt, Collar Tie, Dress Blue Skirts, Sweater "Wooly Pully", white dress uniform peaked cap, summer garrison cap, winter olive green garrison cap, shirt tabs, wool scarf, blue dress uniform jacket, pair of black dress shoes. photograph of "Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island SC Platoon 6A and 6B.


BIOGRAPHY

Dorothy "Jenny" Barker was born in 1959 and is a native of Greensboro, N.C. She served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1979 to 1988 and was a heavy equipment operator at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.


CONTENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
Item
Portrait of Jenny Barker, ca. 1979
Item # WV0417.6.001
From the Jenny Barker Papers
USMC Dress Blue Uniform, circa 1987
Item # WV0417.8.001
From the Jenny Barker Papers

ADDITIONAL CONTENTS:
"Wooly Pully" sweater, dress cover, summer cover, wool winter cover, dress shoes; copies of military papers; Woman Recruit Training Battalion Platoon 6-A and 6-B Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina Yearbook, 1979.