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  • SQ 2016- Darla Downer 

    Downer, Darla (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-08)
    Darla Downer, born in 1938, lived in New Jersey during the war. Darla discusses her father’s work as a welder, her family’s victory garden, her experience on V-J Day, and technological advancement during and after the War. ...
  • SQ 2016- Linda Hall 

    Hall, Linda (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-08)
    Linda Hall was a six-year-old living in southern Ohio at the start of the war. She witnessed the effect of a distant war on her small town and watched as it changed the American way of life. Her stories include memories ...
  • Reihl-SQ 2015 

    Reihl, Patsy (C.V. Starr Center, 2015-06-16)
    Mr. Reihl spoke about her uncle Preston, who had died in the war. He had died in May but they were not notified until June. They could not send the body back, and he had been buried in 4 different places until he was ...
  • SQ- Van Dyke #2 

    Van Dyke, Ralph and; Van Dyke, Ralph and Leona (C.V. Starr Center, 2015-07-09)
    Leona spoke more about the munitions plant explosion and the complications it had on her family. They described the plant in greater detail and told a story of a worker who was caught drinking on the job. Ralph later ...
  • Van Dyke SQ-2015 

    Van Dyke, Ralph and Leona (C.V. Starr Center, 2015-06-01)
    Ralph and Leona spoke about a variety of events and experiences they went through on the homefront. Ralph reported possible sabotage that happened at the Elkton Armory, and he also talked about the munitions plant explosion ...

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