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Ted Cummings Tells the Story of Jack Berquist The interview that was my first and only solo as well as my last interview of the project was Ted Cummings. His brother-in-law was a paratrooper that dropped in during the night before D-Day. He told me that dur...
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The Krotee Family Stories
Wednesday, June 18 th A part of this project is to interview World War II
veterans, but this year, another big part of this project has involved the sons
and daughters of those who served in the war and getting interviews from them. For today, Rachel, Mr. B...
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Ron Fithian: A Story of Okinawa
The last group interview I was part of before our own individual interview’s was with Rock Hall Town Manager and President of the Kent County Commissioners, Ron Fithian. His brother severed in the last year of the war as a Marine at the Battle of Okinawa. W...
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Time With Sy Ellenhorn
JR, Sy Ellenhorn, Nicolle, and Nancy One of our latest interviews has been by far one of the most
exciting for me out of all of the interviews I have done so far.  Sy Ellenhorn, a waist gunner on a B-24 based
out of Italy from 1943-45. During his service in...
Time With Sy Ellenhorn
Time With Sy Ellenhorn
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James Ireland: The Story of an MP
Going into the interview with Mr. James Ireland, I was both
excited and nervous. I had learned a great deal from watching Mr. Buckley
interview William Landis the day before. But this was the first interview that
JR and I were going to be participating in. ...
James Ireland: The Story of an MP
James Ireland: The Story of an MP
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An Afternoon At Levindale
Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital was a day
long endeavor for interviewing veterans, and meeting some unexpected new
resources. With the help of two employees of the hospital, John Otten and
Helene King, we set out to go room to room with a lis...
An Afternoon At Levindale
An Afternoon At Levindale
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Tuesday, June 17 th 2014 Today
was my first day working on the Oral History project for Washington College,
and it was definitely not what I expected. The rest of the group has been here
for a couple of weeks, (besides Rachel Brown who just joined also, but...
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The Life of a B-24 Pilot: Wilson A. Landis III
Going into our first group interview this summer; it was very exciting to finally get started. When we first arrived for the interview I noticed Mr. and Mrs. Landis had laid out various items of memorabilia including Mr. Landis’s flight jacket and a shadow ...
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Under and Up Again: Our Time with Edith Noordewier Foley
When we first arrived at the Foley household, we had
expected to obtain an interview about a young girl who lived in Nazi Germany,
and later wrote a book about her time in the country. Little did we know, we
were actually walking into a soon friendship with...
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Oral History Outside the Program
I'd
never been aware of or had a real interest in oral history before being
assigned to this project, but within the first couple weeks I came to realize
that the Oral History Project is one of the most important projects we could be
doing at the Starr Cent...
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