Smith, Helen "Gig" (Interview transcript and video), 2009

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Smith, Helen "Gig" (Interview transcript and video), 2009

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Helen "Gig" Smith was born on January 5, 1922 in Richmond, Virginia. She began playing softball at the age of 13. She joined the Women's Army Corps after Pearl Harbor and later was attached on special assignment to the Pentagon to decrypt Japanese codes. In 1947, she joined the AAGPBL's Kenosha Comets and then in 1948 played for the Grand Rapids Chicks. During her time in the league she played the infield. In 1948, she left the league to pursue teaching art in Virginia.

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2009-09-26

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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_HSmith

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mp4
pdf

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Moving Image
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Language

eng

Date

2017-10-02

Citation

Smith, Helen , “Smith, Helen "Gig" (Interview transcript and video), 2009,” Digital Collections, accessed January 24, 2018, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/29710.
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