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  • Description: Catherine Kooyers was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan and comes from a family of veterans. After she got married, she was working at a local fair when she first encountered Vietnam veterans. From her experiences, Catherine quickly realized that work
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview PTSD Awareness and Veteran’s Programs Catherine Kooyers 1:17:05 Introduction (00:20)              Catherine was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She comes from a family
Kooyers, Catherine (Interview outline and video), 2012

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  • Description: Sarah Brooks is a long-time volunteer at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. In her interview, she discusses her volunteer work there, and some of her experiences with the veterans.
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Sarah Brooks (14:25) (00:20) Introduction • Born in August 1926. • Her father was a baker. • Attended school in Covert, Michigan. • Had to leave school in the 10th grade to care for her ailing
Brooks, Sarah (Interview outline and video), 2006

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  • Description: affect on him and other veterans of Vietnam. He also talks about how the Vietnam veterans were treated when they came home, and how it differs from how veterans are treated today.
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Notes Length: 13:56 Randolph Elbert Phillips Jr. Vietnam Veteran United States Navy, February 1963 to August 1968 A-Branch (00:26) Pre-enlistment/Family: • Due to poor grades
Phillips, Randolph Elbert (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Robert Daryll Burton (00:21:22) Childhood (Grand Rapids, MI) - Born Jan 21, 1959 - Burton JHS 9th Grade - Central HS Grad '76 - Cub Scout, Boy Scout, YMCA, Rocket Football, Camp - ROTC
Burton, Robert Darrell (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Description: Harry Bolthouse is a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army from 1948 to 1949. Although unable to recall much of his service experience, due to his cerebral hemorrhages, he was able to share pieces of his pre-enlistment and enlistment
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Name of War: Other veterans and civilians Interviewee name: Harry Bolthouse Length of Interview: (00:06:20) Pre-Enlistment  Background o Born in Grand Rapids, 1930.  Family o Had
Bolthouse, Harry R. (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Description: Jarvis Brink is a Cold War veteran from Zeeland, Michigan where he attended Holland High School and graduated from there in 1953. In 1954 he joined the Army and served for two years. He received basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans’ History Project Jarvis Brink Cold War Interview Length: 11 minutes 9 seconds (00:00:04) Early Life and Overview of Service -From Zeeland, Michigan -Attended Holland High School -Graduated in 1953 -Joined
Brink, Jarvis (Interview outline), 2013

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  • Description: Quincy Leslie is a WW II veteran from Cheboygan, Michigan who served in the U.S. Army after being drafted in 1942. He served in a radar unit on the New Jersey shore, and then as a supply officer in Hawaii until his discharge in 1946. After the war
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Quincy Leslie (00:28:00) (00:06) Introduction (00:14) Family and Childhood • Born in Northport, Michigan and moved to Cheboygan, Michigan in seventh grade. He lived with his
Leslie, Quincy (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Oral History Interview Veteran: Richard Jakubczak Interviewed by James Smither Transcribed by Grace Balog Interviewer: We are talking today with Mr. Richard Jakubczak of Holland, Michigan
Jakubczak, Richard (Interview transcript and video), 2011

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veteran’s History Project Air Force Shaun Davis Length of Interview (00:07:45) Background Born in 1960 Father was a salesmen and mother was a homemaker Has four sisters and one brother Younger brother served in the Army
Davis, Shaun (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veteran’s History Project Name of War: Vietnam War Name of Interviewee: Bert Jones II Length of Interview (00:22:38) Background (00:00:03)  Born on Sept 9, 1949  Served in Vietnam/Cambodia for the United States’ Army
Jones, Bert R., II (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Description: he completed 6 years he returned home and married another veteran.
  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Steve Collison (00:41:30) (15:27) Waldlake, Michigan • Born August 3 1961 • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac • Remembers the roads being dirt and having to wait for the cows to cross
Collison, Steven (Interview outline and video, 1 of 2), 2007

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  • Subject: Veterans History Project (U.S.)
  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview James Zegollari Cold War Total Time: 42:28 Pre-Enlistment (00:10) • • Born in 1960 in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan. Joined the Marines during his freshman year of college. Training
Zegollari, James (Interview outline and video), 2008