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When he left Paris, Hans Courant went to the Berkeley labs. He stayed there for a while then went to CERN [Annotator's...
At the time Rosemary Elfer's two brothers and a sister were serving in the military. Her brother Edward fought on Wake...
William Harvey served on a converted yacht named the USS Onyx (PYc-5). Onyx was 125 feet long with two diesel driven...
Lydia Smith Grant was born in Bath, Maine. Her grandfather was a banker as was her father. Her stepfather was in the...
Edwin McAuliffe was in Covington [Annotators Note: Covington, Louisiana] visiting friends. The news came across the...
Even though he was a small boy, William Hussey was aware that there was a fear that the Japanese would invade Hawaii....
Isabella Karle's research involved isolating a purer form of plutonium. The laboratory was getting the oxide from Oak...
Murray Glass went to Poland in 1933 with his family. They visited relatives there. The summer was spent in Ostrołe̜ka,...
Norman Mineta followed his father's lead following his military discharge. Mineta's father had made a career in the...
Following World War 2, Dr. Kenneth Arrow pursued his PhD in Economics from Columbia University. During this time, the G...
Murray Glass hated the Nazis. For years after the war, he had no use for Germans. The German denial of the Holocaust...
Calvin Moret was still a 19 year old teenager when his mother pinned his wings on him. The war in the Pacific ended...
William B. Hughes drove trucks after the war. He was proud of his safe driving record. His brother was in the Battle of...
Catherine Long went to LSU because she did not want to go back to the New Jersey College for Women. Her best friend in...
Frederick Hollis was drafted in August 1952. He had 16 weeks of Army basic training in Fort Bliss, Texas, eight weeks...
Rosemary Fagot remembers the difficulties she had translating for the United Fruit Company because of the cultural...
After he was discharged, Lloyd Duncan returned to Coffeyville, Kansas and went to junior college on the GI Bill. He...
Coleen Landry was surrounded by soldiers at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She felt that her...
Norman Mineta visited relatives while he was stationed in Japan [Annotator's Note: during the Korean War]. The...
Isabella Karle worked at the University of Chicago labs during the year 1942. She and her husband ended their tenure...
George Allen still hears from his bombardier. He was his closest friend on the crew. He has no idea where the rest of...
Calvin Moret admired his brother [Annotator’s Note: Adolph Moret, Jr. was Moret’s eldest brother. With his brother’s...
Hans Courant and the others went back to Los Alamos where he was told that he would be released to go back to college....
Walter Imahara was into sports and attended the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. He learned that some of the politicians...
Richmond Hamilton was born in October 1921 in Richmond, Virginia. His father was self-employed as a paper wholesaler...
[Annotator's Note: From December 1940 until 1949, Marie Rankart worked for the General Motors Company facility in...
When Edwin McAuliffe was a kid during the war there were things everywhere that reminded people that there was a war...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow witnessed racial discrimination in the South during his service in the United States Army Air Forces...
Edwin McAuliffe remembers everyone having a Victory garden during the war. The McAuliffes also had chickens. McAuliffe'...
Norman Mineta attended a cabinet meeting on Thursday, 13 September [Annotator's Note: two days after the 11 September...
Dr. Kenneth Arrow shared the Nobel Prize in Economics with John Hicks in 1972. The prize had only been awarded for four...
Rosemary Elfer does not recall any instances of discrimination either while working for Higgins Industries or while...
Murray Glass had a resentful band master who took offense at Glass not playing the French horn according to his MOS [...
Norman Mineta became involved in the Asian-American Caucus when President Clinton [Annotator's Note: President William...
Lauren Swinney had complications with her pregnancy and was admitted to the hospital over Christmas. The baby was born...

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