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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 - Barbara Hayes 

    Hayes, Barbara (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-06)
    Barbara W. Hayes was born in 1939 on the Wye Plantation, in Queenstown, Maryland, where she lived for the majority of her childhood. She worked as a domestic for the Houghton Family, who owned the Wye Plantation, in addition ...
  • SQ 2016 - Cosmos Quattro 

    Quattro, Cosmos (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-06)
    In this interview, Cosmos Quattro talks about his experiences in the Army during World War II. He remembers his time training in both the United States, and England with Company I. He vividly describes his memories of ...
  • SQ 2016 - Ellicott McConnell 

    McConnell, Ellicott (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-22)
    After a grueling induction process into the army and a stint at basic training, Connecticut native Ellicott McConnell found himself halfway across the world in the mountains of India on an allied base. As a teletypist, ...
  • 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 - George Seymour 

    Seymour, George (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-28)
    George Seymour entered military service before the war ended, but only went overseas after the Japanese surrendered. He was stationed on then American-occupied Okinawa, and shares his experiences about being there. He also ...
  • 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 - Grove Miller 

    Miller, Grove (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Grove Miller, who was a hospital foreman in the Navy during World War II, remembers what it was like to take care of the enlisted men of the Navy and Marines. He talks about caring for men who are gravely wounded, and ...
  • 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 - Jack Foehrenbach 

    Foehrenbach, Jack (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-07-21)
    Jack Foehrenbach, born September 30, 1926, served on the USS Intrepid during WWII. He tells us numerous stories about his time aboard the ship, including his encounter with a tsunami and multiple kamikaze attacks. He also ...
  • 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- 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- 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- Wickes Westcott 

    Westcott, Wickes (C.V Starr Center, 2016-06-22)
    Wickes Westcott was born September 6, 1923 in Chestertown, Maryland. Having graduated high school as the war began, Wickes discusses his enlistment and service in the Pacific front, as well as a description of Chestertown ...