Eleanor Greentree was a high school student in West Virginia when the U.S. entered World War II. During air raid drills, Greentree acted as a messenger for the local Civil Defense. She also worked, after school hours, as a typist for the Ration Board. In this interview she describes the changes the war wrought for her family and community. Greentree describes victory gardens, recruitment offices, conservation measures and a nearby POW Camp.
Transcript Number 015
Title: Eleanor Greentree: Remembering World War II
Interviewee: Eleanor Greentree
Interviewer: Kitty Marath
Date of Interview: August 12, 1998
Location of Interview: Wilmington, North Carolina
Description: 1 VHS Cassette Tape (c. 47 min.): sd., col.
Documentation: 1 Typed Transcript
Series: World War II Remembered
Series: Voices of Experience