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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.
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  • 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 mother. • Moved to Grand Rapids, ...
Brooks, Sarah (Interview outline and video), 2006

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Carolyn Burkholder for Joe Burkholder World War II Total Time: 34:00 Childhood (00:12) • • • • • • • Born in Miami, Oklahoma in 1932. Father owned a grocery store.
Burkholder, Carolyn (Interview outline and video), 2006

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Jack Valkenier (28:10) Born 1928 December 18th, in the Netherlands Anne Moene Falconeer Born 1925 August 13th Zeeland, near Belgium (00:00) Childhood - Father was a minister.
Valkenier, Jack and Anne (Interview outline and video), 2005

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Raymonde Richardson (00:46:44) (22:20) Background Information • Raymonde was born in Paris, France • Her father worked as an engineer and her mother stayed at home • She grew up during the depression and food was quite scarce • ...
Richardson, Raymonde (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Eleanor Cameron (00:30:40) Introduction: (:30) Born in Shaker Heights, Ohio. (1:00) She went to school in Miami University school of fin arts. (1:15) Met her husband her freshman year in Miami (1:20)She got a job as a fashion illustrat...
Cameron, Eleanor (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Name of War: World War II Name of Interviewee: Jeannette Rearick Length: (01:01:25) (00:30) Background Information • • • • • • • • Jeannette’s husband John fought in WWII; they had gotten married on November...
Rearick, Jeanette (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veteran’s History Project World War II Rosadell Galmish Wolf on Elvin Jay Galmish Background (00:00:00) 2nd Lieutenant, Army Air Corps Died September 5, 1944 in service of his country Born in Cochranton, Pennsylvania, May 19, 1921 Grew up on a farm Finished h...
Galmish, Elvin (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Description: ...Christine and Henry Vande Kerk are both World War II veterans who served their country in different capacities during the course of World War II. Christine Vande Kerk briefly discusses her pre-enlistment, enlistment as a nurse into the armed services, and her nursing experience while servin...
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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans’ History Project Name of War: World War II Interviewee’s Name: Christine and Henry Vande Kerk Length of Interview: 45 minutes Christine’s Interview Pre-Enlistment (02:09)   Childhood and Background (02:03) o Christine was born on Septemb...
Vande Kerk, Christine and Henry (Interview outline and video), 2008

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Lloyd and Grace Smock World War II Total Time: 1:06:30 Early Childhood and Birth (0:00:17) • • • • • • • • • • Grace Morley (now Smock) was born in Wyandot, Michigan in 1925. (00:31) Lloyd Smock was born i...
Smock, Lloyd and Grace (Interview outline and video), 2005

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview Jane Williams (22:58) (00:20) Background Information • • • • Born in Indiana in 1915 Jean was born during a flu epidemic Her grandfather died from the epidemic Her father was a farmer, but lost the farm in the depres...
Williams, Jane (Interview outline and video), 2007

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  • Text: ...Grand Valley State University Veterans’ History Project Name of War: World War II Interviewee’s Name: Myrtle Zietlow Length of Interview: 28 minutes Mrs. Zietlow’s Story (00:18)  Childhood (00:35) o  Myrtle Zietlow spent much of her grew up and went to school in Woodstock, Il...
Zietlow, Myrtle (Interview outline and video), 2009

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  • Text: Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project Interview World War II Grace Powers Length of Interview: 10:02 (00:02) XX (name of interviewer unknown): I’m going to start with just really simple questions to ask you.
Powers, Grace (Interview transcript and video), 2009