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  • 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 - 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 - Gerald McDonald 

    McDonald, Gerald (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-28)
    Gerald McDonald was born August 25, 1938 in Cincinnati, OH. His father worked as town manager for two of America’s “green towns,” towns built during the New Deal by the Resettlement Administration to house struggling ...
  • SQ 2016 - Helen "Betty" Seymour 

    Seymour, Helen "Betty" (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-28)
    Helen “Betty” Seymour was born in 1932. She has lived on the Eastern Shore her entire life. She has childhood memories of life during World War II. She tells us about what she doing on V.E. day and how she and her friends ...
  • 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 - Nancy Dick 

    Dick, Nancy (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-27)
    Nancy Dick, born in 1940, lived in Chestertown, Maryland throughout the war. In her interview, she discusses her father’s job as the only surgeon in Kent and Queen Anne’s counties. She also paints a picture of 1940s ...
  • 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- 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- Martha Holland 

    Holland, Martha (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-20)
    Martha Holland speaks about her time spent across the eastern coast of the United States, as well as her life in the Panama Canal Zone. She tells stories about the fun she and her friends would have, as well as what it was ...
  • 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- Nancy Dick 

    Dick, Nancy (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-27)
    Nancy Dick, born in 1940, lived in Chestertown, Maryland throughout the war. In her interview, she discusses her father’s job as the only surgeon in Kent and Queen Anne’s counties. She also paints a picture of 1940s ...
  • SQ 2016- Nancy Morris 

    Morris, Nancy (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-29)
    While somewhat sheltered as a child growing up during the war in the tightknit Chestertown community, Nancy Morris still felt the presence of the conflict. The movie theatre that her father owned was a gathering point for ...
  • 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- Patricia Gates 

    Patricia, Gates (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-27)
    Patricia Gates recalls World War II as a “fearful time”. She remembers the frequent air raid and blackout drills in her hometown of Titusville, Pennsylvania where the local oil refineries and steel mills were seen as a ...
  • SQ 2016-Douglass Gates 

    Gates, Douglass (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-27)
    Douglas Gates was five years old and lived in Wilmington, Delaware when the United States entered World War Two. In his interview Doug Gates gives a glimpse into what it was like to be a child during World War Two. His ...
  • 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-John K. Smith 

    Smith, John K. (CV. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    John Smith, born October 10, 1930, lived in North East, Maryland at the time of the war. Because he was a child, his memories include time spent playing and riding bikes in his home town. During his interview, he talks ...