Barbara Caruthers World War II Interview

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Title

Barbara Caruthers World War II Interview

Subject

World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
Kansas -- History.
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Oral history.

Description

Interviewed by Helen Krische on June 14, 2006, Barbara (Danley) Caruthers talked about growing up during World War II. Caruthers attended Baldwin High School from 1941 to 1945. Her mother was a housewife and her father worked as a house painter. She had seven siblings, including a brother, Albert, who served in the Navy. He was stationed at in Great Lakes, Illinois. Caruthers married Dale Caruthers, who served in the Navy during the war, in 1946. In this interview, Caruthers reflected on life in Baldwin City during and after the war. She passed away on April 23, 2019.

Creator

Caruthers, Barbara

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

2006-06-14

Contributor

Krische, Helen
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. This interview can be used freely for purposes beyond 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/caruthers-barbara-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

Caruthers_Barbara WWII Interview

Coverage

Baldwin City (Kan.)
1941 - 2006

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Krische, Helen

Interviewee

Caruthers, Barbara

Location

Baldwin City (Kan.)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:29:23

Bit Rate/Frequency

127 kbit/s (audio)
1626 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Caruthers, Barbara, “Barbara Caruthers World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed January 18, 2022, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/1730.

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