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Adelaide Benjamin remembers the first Christmas tree the family had out there [Annotator's Note: in El Paso, Texas]....
George Kearney really enjoyed working for Higgins Industries. Durbins [Annotator's Note: unsure of spelling] was in...
One of George Kearney's friends, who lives not far from him, was a ban saw operator who cut the notches for the keel...
Frederick Hollis saw the mood of the country after Kasserine Pass as being very negative. With many ships lost at Pearl...
After working at the PBY facility [Annotator’s Note: Constance Negrotto was a technical illustrator at the PBY Catalina...
When Calvin Moret was at Godman Field near Fort Knox [Annotator’s Note: Kentucky], he noted that Italian and German...
At Northwestern University, Lauren Swinney's speech fraternity, Zeta Phi Eta, was sent to Glenview Naval Air Station....
Francis Higgins had a business on Canal Street. It was originally Canal Marine owned by Lewis Waggoner and his brother...
Norman Mineta grew up in California where the Alien Land Law existed. It stated that if one was not a citizen of the...
World War 2 changed Lavenia Breaux. Before the war Breaux had the chance to talk to a woman in her neighborhood who, in...
Lois Meyer now lives in Washington. Her sons reminded her that it would be easier for them to take care of her in...
Isabella Karle was born of Polish immigrants in Detroit, Michigan in 1921. Her father was a Detroit city employee who...
One time, Geraldine Nyman was on a trip going back east and had to land at the closest airport. Nyman was able to get...
William B. Hughes was sent to Merchant Marine boot camp in St. Petersburg, Florida. Afterward, he went to New Orleans...
Calvin Moret accumulated about 250 hours in cadet training. He would go on to have about 250 hours in the P-40 [...
Lloyd Duncan was quartered in Oceana, Virginia. They reported in every day and flew missions when ordered to. Three...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow was doing research into statistical fitting with WACs [Annotator’s Note: Women's Army Corps] during...
Geraldine Nyman thought that Cochran [Annotator's Note: Jacqueline Cochran] was independent. Nancy Love had started the...
Walter Imahara was four years old when he went into the camp. They were first sent to an assembly center in Fresno...
Hans Courant does not recall which year that happened [Annotator's Note: when he was drafted]. After reporting in he...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax served in the 298th Infantry Regiment which was a National Guard unit in federal service....
While Constance Negrotto worked at the PBY plant [Annotator’s Note: Negrotto was a technical illustrator at the PBY...
Virginia Hamilton wanted to go visit some German POWs [Annotator's Note: prisoners of war] at a work camp. The POWs...
Clarence Herbert Weatherwax was in the town of Bad Ems, Germany. They located some alcohol and he got intoxicated. He...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Siena in the 1990s. Arrow had always been interested in...
Edwin McAuliffe graduated high school the year the war ended. When he started his first year of college at Southeastern...
[Annotator's Note: The interview begins with the interviewer explaining to Marie Rankart how the interview will take...
George Kearney was living on Magazine Street [Annotator's Note: in New Orleans, Louisiana] when he went to work for...
For Diana Belliard, life in Berlin, Germany was wonderful. It was an easy life for a child. She was home schooled and...
Herbert Weatherwax [Annotator's Note: Mr. Weatherwax's name is actually Clarence Herbert Weatherwax] was born in...
Lavenia Hickman Breaux was born in Slidell, Louisiana in 1917. Breaux did not realize she was living through a...
[Annotator's Note: This segment begins with the interviewer asking Walter Imahara to describe what is hanging on the...
Lydia Grant describes recreation and life as a young girl in the Navy Yard at Pearl Harbor. As a young girl, she...
Norman Mineta and his family were transferred to the Japanese-American internment camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming [...
Constance Negrotto and her friend Dorothy Toups worked at a hospital after her shift at the PBY plant [Annotator’s Note...
Francis Higgins recalls the story of how Philippine mahogany wood was secured to build the PT boats. He [Annotator's...

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