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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 - 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 - David Shearer 

    Shearer, David (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-07)
    David Shearer lived in the town of New Brighton, PA throughout the war. Born in 1937, David talks about growing up during WWII and discusses schooling, entertainment, and popular culture during the war. He also tells of ...
  • 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 - Jane Martin 

    Martin, Jane (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-21)
    Jane Martin was a child growing up in West Virginia during The War. She talks about how the main railroad ran though her town and gave her the opportunity to experience propaganda in person from famous actors/actresses and ...
  • 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- Carol Wolle 

    Wolle, Carol (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Carol Wolle was born in 1934 and grew up during the war. She tells us about her childhood, her memories of the Pearl Harbor attack, and how rationing affected her life.
  • 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 discussed her father’s work as a welder, her family’s victory garden, her experience on V-J Day, and technological advancement. She also discusses her ...
  • SQ 2016- Fred Israel 

    Israel, Fred (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-28)
    Fred Israel had the unique perspective of being both a citizen on the home front and a naval reservist during the war. Attending college at the age of 16 in New York City, Mr. Israel was one of the few men on campus as the ...
  • 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- Joe Swajkowski 

    Szwajkowski, Joe (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-13)
    Joe Szwajkowski was born in 1936 in Bridgesburg Philiadelphia. He was a young child during the war and describes coming of age during and after the War. He describes how much he enjoyed his childhood and the parades and ...
  • SQ 2016- Kay Starkey 

    Starkey, Kay (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-14)
    Kay Starkey was a native World War II era Chestertown. Ms. Starkey is the daughter of a former Sheriff of Chestertown, who occupied that position during the war. In this interview, Ms. Starkey describes what it was like ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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- Madelyn Hollis 

    Hollis, Madelyn (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-14)
    Madelyn Hollis gave us a unique perspective of the experience of African Americans during the war. Living in a segregated town in Virginia, her brother was drafted into an all-black unit. While she was keeping in contact ...
  • 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 ...