Oral history ; Life ; Living conditions ; Garlinton family ; Johnson family.
Ms. Elva Diona Garlinton Johnson talks about her life and the lives in her family. [41 min.] Ms. Johnson talks about her grandparents, her parents and her children giving some details about where they came from and how they lived. She has 8 kids,...
Oral history ; Hughes family ; Fronville family ; Ration stamps ; Defense plants ; The Draft
Ms. Fornville talks to her granddaughter about her family during WWII. [30 min.] Living in Fort Chaffee, Ark when the US became involed in the war, Ms. Fornille tells stories of her brothers plane crahs over England and about her POW...
Ms. Goree talks to her granddaughter about her grandparents and family. [ 39 min.] She lived on a farm and remembers canning from the garden, the meats they processed and bathing in the local spring and No. 3 wash tub.
Ms. Bradley remembers how food and clothes items were rationed and stamps were needed to purchase even shoes. [24 min.] She remembers button underwear because elastic went to the war effort. (Erin's voice can not be heard)
Ms. Arrington lived in West Texas during the start of the war and remember a black out air raid in Dallas when she was 15 years old. [20 min.] Her Uncle was one of the soilders that raised the flag on Iow Jima and she talks about him.