Weiss, Elma (Interview transcript and video, 2010)

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Weiss, Elma (Interview transcript and video, 2010)

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Elma Weiss was born in Columbus, Ohio in 1923. She attended Ohio State University and then enlisted in the Navy in 1943. She served in Oakland, California during the war and subsequently attended the University of California and was playing in a softball league in the area when she was recruited for the All American Girls Professional Baseball League. She played for parts of two seasons with the Peoria Redwings and Rockford Peaches, including a barnstorming tour of the south, and was a reserve outfielder. After her time in the league, she continued her education, received a doctorate and was a Professor of Physical Education at Phoenix College in Arizona.

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2010-08-07

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Contributor

Smither, James (Interviewer)

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

Identifier

RHC-58_EWeiss

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mp4
pdf

Type

Moving Image
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Language

eng

Date

2017-10-02

Citation

Weiss, Elma, “Weiss, Elma (Interview transcript and video, 2010),” Digital Collections, accessed January 23, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29706.
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