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The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project

WILLA WALKER BEAN PAPERS

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BIOABSTRACT

Willa Walker Bean (b. 1919) of Columbia, South Carolina,served as a pharmacist in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service U.S. Navy) from 1944-1945.


COLLECTION SUMMARY

June 2010 oral history interview audio recording, one photograph, digitized copies of six other photographs and copies of military papers.



CONTENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
Item
Willa Walker Bean, portrait photo, circa 1954
Item # WV0491.6.001
From the Willa Walker Bean Papers
Willa in group shot of WAVES, Bronx NY, 1945
Item # WV0491.6.005
From the Willa Walker Bean Papers
Walker and fellow WAVES obverse traditional quilt making.
Item # WV0491.6.007
From the Willa Walker Bean Papers
WAVES battalion photo, Bethesda, Maryland
Item # WV0491.6.002
From the Willa Walker Bean Papers
WAVES on parade ground at Hunter College Navy Training Base
Item # WV0491.6.003
From the Willa Walker Bean Papers
WAVES group photo
Item # WV0491.6.006
From the Willa Walker Bean Papers
Willa Bean and a unidentified U.S. Navy solider
Item # WV0491.6.004
From the Willa Walker Bean Papers