Lois M. Wilson World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Lois M. Wilson World War II Interview

Subject

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

Description

Interviewed on July 28, 2006, Lois M. Wilson talked about life in Kansas during the Second World War. Wilson was born in 1921. She attended the University of Kansas from 1939 to 1944. Her husband, Max Wilson, served in the Army for three years. He served in New Caledonia, New Guinea, Philippines, and Japan during Army of Occupation. He returned home in March 1946. He also served in the Korean War. Max passed away in 2002. Lois passed away on July 14, 2017.

Creator

Wilson, Lois M.

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

2006-07-28

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 also have interviews associated with this project, which was funded through a grant program passed by the Kansas State Legislature in 2005. 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/wilson-lois-wwii-oral-history
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

Wilson_Lois WWII Oral History

Coverage

Kansas
1939 - 1946

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

unknown

Interviewee

Wilson, Lois M.

Location

Douglas County (KS)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:49:29

Bit Rate/Frequency

221 kbit/s (audio)
2466 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Wilson, Lois M., “Lois M. Wilson World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed January 15, 2021, http://history.lplks.org/items/show/1812.

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