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00:00:00 - Introductions 00:01:15 - Growing up 00:02:33 - Great Depression 00:03:26 - Growing up, continued 00:07:04 - Schooling 00:08:34 - Pearl Harbor 00:09:09 - Brothers enlisting 00:10:04 - Patriotism/wanting to serve 00:11:28 - Rural life 00:12:43 - War work/shipyards 00:13:06 - Goals 00:15:05 - Mother as feminist 00:16:38 - Working in the shipyards 00:17:44 - Why the WAVES? 00:18:18 - Family reaction 00:19:35 - Enlisting 00:20:15 - Boot camp (Hunter College) 00:25:51 - Meeting a Jewish WAVE 00:27:47 - Diversity in the WAVES 00:28:29 - Speciality training 00:30:59 - Oklahoma training 00:32:47 - Uniform 00:34:14 - Hopes for assignment 00:35:11 - On the base 00:37:08 - Reaction from military men 00:37:55 - Life on base 00:42:20 - Washington DC assignment 00:44:17 - VJ Day 00:45:40 - Transition to civil service 00:46:09 - Meeting her husband 00:47:59 - Brother-in-law captured by German troops 00:50:04 - Meeting her husband, continued 00:51:51 - Marriage and family 00:54:42 - Adopting a daughter 00:56:00 - Post-war work 01:00:16 - Divorce 01:01:39 - Remarriage 01:04:52 - WAVES National 01:07:33 - WAVES legacy 01:09:00 - More choices for women now