The first African-American female Naval Academy Brigade Commander, Midshipman First Class Sydney Barber, has a chance to discuss today and yesterday with 1st Lieutenant Millie Bailey, one of the first African-American women in World War 2 to serve in the Women's Army Corps. She was born in 1918, during another pandemic. All participants were masked during the interview due to COVID and were 6-8 feet apart in the museum's conference room. The guest host is Captain Timika Lindsay, USN, and Naval Academy Class of 1992.
Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum
A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum
Guest Host: CAPT Timika Lindsay, USN
Date recorded: 11 December 2020