Marcena Sherlock World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Marcena Sherlock World War II Interview

Subject

World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
United States -- History, Military.
United States. Navy -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States.

Description

Interviewed as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Marcena Sherlock talked about her experiences during the Second World War. Sherlock was born on April 14, 1928. She married Earnest Sherlock in 1945. Earnest served in the United States Navy on the USS Gatling. Marcena shared photographs, uniforms, and memorabilia from her husband’s service. He passed away on May 24, 2002. Marcena passed away on December 8, 2009.

Creator

Sherlock, Marcena

Source

Kansas Veterans of World War II Oral History Project / Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project

Publisher

Lawrence Public Library (Lawrence, Kan.)

Date

unknown

Contributor

unknown
Kansas State Historical Society

Rights

The original copy of this video is available through the Lawrence Public Library. The Watkins Museum of History and the Kansas State Historical Society may also have interviews associated with this project. Researchers are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions for uses other than educational or scholarly research. Contact the Watkins Museum of History for additional information: https://www.watkinsmuseum.org/

Relation

To access the video recording of this oral history, go to: https://archive.org/details/sherlock-marcena-wwii-interview
The Watkins Museum of History also holds items related to this collection.
Other resources for interviews with World War II veterans are available through the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project: https://www.loc.gov/vets/vets-home.htm

Format

MP4

Language

eng

Type

Oral History

Identifier

Sherlock_ Marcena WWII Interview

Coverage

Baldwin City (Kan.)
1941 - 1945

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

unknown

Interviewee

Sherlock, Marcena

Location

Baldwin City (KS)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:46:52

Bit Rate/Frequency

221 kbit/s (audio)
1839 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Sherlock, Marcena, “Marcena Sherlock World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed January 15, 2021, http://history.lplks.org/items/show/1809.

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