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Description

Oral history interview of Eva Harhai Jaroshevich. Interview conducted by Ashley Wilt at Orlando, Florida.

Log

1:19 Birthday and childhood; 1:58 Life during the Great Depression; 2:45 Young adult life; 4:30 Sibling veterans; 5:20 Patriotism; 6:05 Parents; 6:40 Women's Auxiliary Army Corps/other options for women wanting to serve; 7:40 Experience in Daytona Beach bootcamp; 8:40 Uniform mishap/bootcamp training; 9:57 Specialized training; 11:45 Length of service/end of the war; 12:50 Activities (extracurricular while serving); 13:40 Life after war; 16:30 Family welcome home reception; 16:50 Adjustment to life after war; 17:10 Continued contact with other veterans; 19:10 Explanations of pictures; 26:00 Final thoughts; 27:15 Activities during basic training; 27:45 Discipline of military; 31:00 Unity withing the country during the Depression; 34:45 Positive outlook on life and country

Date of Birth

1920-04-04

Place of Birth

Welty Town (Pa.)

Gender

Female

Race

White - Non Hispanic

Home State

Pennsylvania

War or Conflict

World War II

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1943-03-01

1945-11-26

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Army

Location of Service

Daytona Beach (Fla.); Harlington (Tex.)

Highest Rank

Sergeant; SGT

Prisoner of War

Unspecified

Service Related Injury

Unspecified

Medals

Good Conduct Medal; Honorable Discharge

Achievements

See the video

City of Birth

Welty Town

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Ashley Wilt

Interview Date

9-28-2010

Location of Interview

Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Jaroshevich, Eva H.; Women and the military -- United States; United States. Army

Collection Description

Contains logs, audio and video recordings of interviews with Central Florida's veterans as part of a history class project for the students at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF Community Veterans History Project(CVHP) started in fall 2010. It collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida's veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict. It is a collaborative endeavor supported by multiple departments and offices at UCF. The veterans' histories are archived and made digitally available through the UCF library and selected materials are contributed to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

RICHES; University of Central Florida

Length of Interview

40 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

MovingImage; Video

Rights

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview


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