Sherley Mae White (b. 1923)served in the Women's Reserve of the Coast Guard (SPARs) from 1943-1945. She served as a drum major for the base band and then as line in charge at the Biltmore Training Station in Palm Beach, Florida. She later transferred to the Coast Guard Base in Ketchikan, Alaska.
The May 2010 oral history interview has not yet been transcribed. The collection also contains a scrapbook about her time in service in Palm Beach, Florida and another scrapbook about her time in service in , insignia, patches, medals, ribbons, newspapers, 2 copies of The Bowsprit. photographs, correspondence, souvenirs, and military papers.