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  • SQ 2016 - Anna Ware 

    Ware, Anna (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-28)
    Anna Ware was a school teacher for most of the war and talked about her experience growing up in Sudlersville and teaching in Kent Island. She worked on her family farm, talked about her husband and his brothers who were ...
  • SQ 2016 - Arthur Wright 

    Wright, Arthur (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-14)
    Arthur Wright was born in 1940 on the Wye Plantation, in Queenstown, Maryland, where he lived for the majority of his childhood. He worked on the Houghton Family farm where he would work with his family to take care of the ...
  • SQ 2016 - Faith Seltzer 

    Seltzer, Faith (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Faith Seltzer shares artifacts from her father’s time in World War II, found after he had passed away. She describes his pictures and ship’s log, shares stories that he had told about being at Pearl Harbor when it was ...
  • SQ 2016 - Frances Miller 

    Miller, Frances (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-19)
    Frances “Francie” Miller, born October 15, 1937, was a child who lived in New Jersey and Florida during WWII. She discusses her father’s role as a PX in the Panama Canal and talks about the time that she spent on the ...
  • SQ 2016 - Genevieve Parylak 

    Parylak, Genevieve (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-21)
    Genevieve Parylak lived in the North of France during World War II. In this interview, led by her great-granddaughter, she discusses life in her village during the War, the hardships of life under German occupation, and ...
  • SQ 2016 - Ginny Parker 

    Parker, Ginny (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-22)
    Virginia Parker was born 1944 in England. Her father died in the Battle on Omaha Beach, prior to her birth. She talks about her mother and father during the war and recounts her experiences trying to track down and learn ...
  • SQ 2016 - James Murphy 

    Murphy, James (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-21)
    As an armorer charged with fixing the weapons on the iconic B-29 Bombers, Jim Murphy was stationed on Iwo Jima after the allies took the island. He describes dealing with the remaining Japanese forces on the island as well ...
  • SQ 2016 - Jane Hukill 

    Hukill, Jane (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-21)
    As a child during WWII, Jane Hukill remembers her father's and brother's service in the Pacific front. She also recalls the games she and her friends would play, and the food she ate during rationing in WWII. She remembers ...
  • SQ 2016 - John Smith 

    Smith, John (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-08-01)
    John Smith, born in 1930, lived in North East, Maryland during the war. His mother owned a boardinghouse that housed many workers from war-related industries, including munitions plants and construction workers. He talks ...
  • SQ 2016 - Millicent Wagner 

    Wagner, Millicent (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Millicent Wagner, born in 1923, served at a naval hospital in Philadelphia during the war. Millicent recalls tending to servicemen with a variety of wounds. She recalls bonding with several of the wounded sailors and ...
  • SQ 2016 -Pamela Widell 

    Widell, Pamela (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-15)
    Pamela Heyne Widell was born in 1941 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. When the war ended, Pamela moved with her family to Germany. Even at such a young age, she still has vivid memories of her childhood abroad. She describes ...
  • SQ 2016- James Block 

    Block, James (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-15)
    James Block gives us an insight to his father’s and grandfather’s experience in the Second World War. He does this through reading his dad’s letters and also by telling the stories of his father being aboard the most ...
  • SQ 2016- Louise Shearer 

    Shearer, Louise (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-07)
    Louise Shearer, born in 1944 in Teaneck, New Jersey, did not get to meet her father until she was 18 months old. Her father was stationed in the European in places like France and Germany. Due to this situation, Louise and ...
  • SQ 2016- Mary Vaughan 

    Vaughan, Mary (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-19)
    Born in Hillsboro, West Virginia in 1937, Mary Vaughan was a child during WWII. She lived on her farm near a small town with her six siblings. During the war rationing was not much of an issue due to the independence her ...
  • SQ 2016- Page Barroll 

    Barroll, Page (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-20)
    Page Barroll, who grew up in the Kent County area during World War II, was born in 1939. She was a young child during the war, however, she was able to give accounts of her father and uncle working for a grain company and ...
  • SQ 2016- Paul Hendrix 

    Hendrix, Paul (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-14)
    Paul Hendrix shares the stories of his father, Thomas Hendrix, and his involvement in the Navy during World War II. From his three years at sea, to a singular date that lead to his marriage, Thomas kept documents throughout ...
  • SQ 2016- Philip Norman 

    Norman, Philip (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    This is a collection of artifacts that Philip Norman bought from a family who was throwing away their family member’s, David A. Stearns’, World War II Army Air Force clothes, photos, and pins/metals. The man’s name was ...
  • SQ 2016-Betty Tait 

    Tait, Betty (CV. Starr Center, 2016-06-20)
    Betty Tait found herself thrust into the life of an army wife when her boyfriend, who was in the service, proposed to her on his way to report for duty. They married and she accompanied him to various bases around the ...
  • SQ 2016-Jack Francher 

    Fancher, Jack (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-05)
    Jack Fancher was still a young child by the end of World War II, but he still recalls several vivid memories. One of his earliest memories was of blackout drills in his native Binghamton, New York. He and his mother kept ...
  • SQ 2016-Joseph Gulick 

    Gulick, Joseph (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Joe Gulik is a coast guard veteran who shares his stories of life on a ship, and his work with radios, radars, and sonar on the Pacific front. In between battles he discusses fighting off boredom and writing letters to his ...