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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 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- 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- Martha Wright 

    Wright, Martha (C.V. Starr Center, 2016-06-15)
    Martha Wright grew up near Rock Hall, Maryland and was 16 when the war started in 1941. She moved to different places for work and lived in Chester, Pennsylvania during the war - working at a shipyard. She gives insight ...
  • 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-Mary Jane Rambo 

    Rambo, Mary Jane (CV. Starr Center, 2016-06-23)
    Mary Jane Rambo, born in Elkton, MD, was 15 years old when the war started. In this interview, she tells of her experiences working with the War Manpower Commission, which, in her words, “was designed to move people to ...