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Calvin Moret and the Tuskegee Airmen helped break down racial barriers. They did not realize at the time that they were...
June Tinker's mother started worrying about the impact of the war on her sons soon after Pearl Harbor. Tinker's two...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
William Harvey was stationed on a big island named Burrwood [Annotator's Note: Burrwood, Louisiana]. The United States...
Walter Imahara thinks that future generations can learn from the internment of Japanese-Americans. There is a lot of...
James Jeter was drafted in 1944 but did not pass the physical examination at Fort Humbug [Annotator’s Note: in...
[Annotator's Note: Lauren Swinney was a student at Northwestern University and worked as an entertainer for troops...
During the war years, Diana Belliard was in the United States. She lived in Chicago until 1940 then left to go to...
It is George Kearney's opinion that the exhibits at the museum [Annotator's Note: The National WWII Museum in New...
Calvin Moret and other Tuskegee Airmen were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2007 in Washington by President...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow explains his ideas on the contingent market concept. Contingent markets could have softened the...
Lauren Swinney went to Northwestern University. The nuns had taught her to type when she was in boarding school and...
Calvin Moret was born in the first house built on the square. His family would be the only black family in a...
June Tinker's older sister went to Patterson Field, Ohio for defense work training. Tinker went to Charleston, West...
Mildred Aupied worked on three Liberty ships at Delta [Annotator’s Note: she was a welder at the Delta Shipbuilding...
Francis Higgins had a stroke. Prior to that, he fell and broke his hip in three places. The corrections were made by...
Lloyd Duncan remained in the service for 90 days after the war ended. He continued flying every day. He was one of only...
[Annotator's Note: George Kearney grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana and was an employee of Higgins Industries from 1937...
Rosemary Elfer does not recall having any real issues while she was in the service. One issue that occurred at the end...
June Tinker was born in Coal City, West Virginia in July 1925. She grew up there until she was six years old then moved...
Adelaide Benjamin was born in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1932. She had a comfortable life and enjoyed outdoor activities...
Zeno St. Cyr was born in 1922 in St. Louis, Missouri. Although his family was from New Orleans, at the time of St. Cyr'...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow was born in the United States of ancestry which had emigrated from Rumania. He was born in New York...
Dr. Hans Courant was born in 1924 in Göttingen, Germany and lived there until he was nine. He had one bother and two...
Linda Hope was born in 1939 [Annotator’s Note: She is the daughter of Bob and Dolores Hope]. She never realized the...
Life in Hawaii was wonderful for Lydia Grant before the war. The island was at its pristine best at that time. Grant...
Calvin Moret was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on 15 August 1925. His parents, Adolph, Sr. and Georgette had five boys...
Lloyd Duncan was born in 1926 in Coffeyville, Kansas. His father worked for the Sinclair Refinery. Duncan had one...
William B. Hughes was born in April 1927 in Nashville, Tennessee. Nashville was a country town at that time. His father...
Dorothy Decker Ehlers was born in December 1931 in Long Beach, California and grew up there during the depression years...
Fredrick Hollis was born in January 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. The Great Depression started in October 1929 and his...
Catherine Long was born in 1924 in Dayton, Ohio. That was the home of her mother’s family. She soon moved to Pittsburgh...
Norman Mineta was born in 1931 in San Jose, California. He had a great childhood in the agricultural community. His...
William Harvey grew up in Algiers near New Orleans, Louisiana. His family never went hungry because his father worked...
Constance Negrotto was born on 8 August 1924 to Ralph and Inez Hinkel. When she was five years old, the family moved to...
Delano Roosevelt Brister was born in Sieper, Louisiana in 1933. The town was an old logging camp area. Trains were used...

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