COLLECTION

Over Here, Over There

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Identifier
FA 480 (local)
Date
1996 - 1997 (Inclusive dates)
Summary

This collection, consisting of 28 interviews conducted by Laura Harper Lee and David
Baxter between 1996-1997, focuses on the interviewee’s memories about the World War II era
homefront and, for those who served, their military experience and their combat memories
specifically. Topics covered include rationing, entertainment, communications, segregation,
combat experiences, war propaganda, and information about the Bowling Green area.

BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
FA OVER Here, Over There 1996-1997
480
Collection contains recorded interviews and
transcriptions conducted by David Baxter and Laura
Harper Lee. The interviews contain information about
the war effort at home and, for those who served, their
experiences with the military and their combat
experiences specifically.
4 boxes. 29 folders. 57 items. Cassette tapes
and typescripts.
2010.27.24

SUBJECT ANALYTICS
African Americans B1,F3-5; B2,F1-2,4,6; B3,F1,4,6,8-9; B4,F1,4
Baird, Nancy (Disher), b. 1938 (Informant) B1,F2
Baxter, David (Interviewer) B1,F3-7; B2,F1-2,4-5; B3,F2,4,6- 9; B4,F1-6
Bernot, Ann (Adams) (Informant) B1,F3
Bibbs, Walter Youree (Informant) B1,F4
Curry, Nell (Benedict) (Informant) B1,F5
Depressions, 1929 and after – Comments about B1,F2-F5; B2,F1-3,6, B3,F4,6,8-9; B4,F4
Dinning, Elizabeth (Informant) B1,F6
Durbin, Julian Vance, b. 1921 (Informant) B1,F7
Gant, Anna Lou (Brown) (Informant) B2-F1
Grider, John (Informant) B2,F2
Hagerman, Thomas Bartley, b. 1924 (Informant) B2,F3
Haner, Christine (Informant) B2,F4
Haner, Earl D. (Informant) B2,F5
Harrison, Lowell Hayes, b. 1922 (Informant) B2,F6
Haynes, Martha Louise (Barr) (Informant) B3,F1

Integration and segregation, Racial – Attitude towards, 1941-1945 B1,F4; B3,F6,9-10;
B4,F1,6
Jarboe, Brown (Informant) B3,F2
Leach, Wendell (Informant) B3,F3
Leatherman, Ethel (Ray) (Informant) B3,F4
Lee, Laura Harper, b. 1946 (Interviewer) B1,F2; B2,F3,6; B3,F1
Miller, Curtis (Informant) B3, F5
Moxley, Frank Otha, 1908-2004 (Informant) B3,F6
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946 –
Comments about B1,F6
Oglesby, Gerald (Informant) B3,F7
Oldham, Herbert A (Informant) B3,F8
Owmby, Frances (Informant) B3,F9
Paris, Gus E (Informant) B3,F10
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 1941 – Comments about B1,F2-7; B2-F1-2,4-6; B3,F1,6,7,9 ; B4,F1,5
Prisoners and prisons – World War II, 1939-1945 B2,F4-5; B3,F1
Ragland, Cliff (Informant) B4,F1
Reese, Ed (Informant) B4,F2
Richards, Frances, 1893-1991 – Mentioned B2,F6
Smith, Iona (Informant) B4,F3
Starks, Alice (Informant) B4,F4
Turnipseed, Frances (Jenkins) (Informant) B4,F5
Turnipseed, Jesse (Informant) B4,F6
U.S. Army – Relating to, 1939-1945 B2,F3,5-6; B3,F2-3,5,9; B4,F1,2,6
U.S. Marine Corps – Relating to, 1939-1945 B3,F10
Victory gardens B1,F2; B2,F2,6; B3,F1
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 B1,F4
Western Kentucky State Teachers College – Comments about B2,F6
World War II, 1939-1945 – Home front B1,F2-7; B2,F1-6; B3,F1-2,4,6,8-9; B4,F1-3,5-6
World War II, 1939-1945 – Military life B1,F7; B2,F3,5-6; B3,F2-3,5,9-10; B4,F1,2,6
World War II, 1939-1945 – Pacific Ocean area B1,F7; B3,F9
World War II, 1941-1945 – Rationing B1,F2,6; B2,F2,4-6; B3,F4,6,9; B4,F3-5
World War II, 1939-1945 – War work B4,F3
 

Creator and/or Contributor
Laura Harper Lee (interviewer), David Baxter (interviewer), Nancy Disher Baird (interviewee), Ann (Adams) Bernot (interviewee), Walter Youree Bibbs (interviewee), Nell (Benedict) Curry (interviewee), Elizabeth Dinning (interviewee), Julian Vance Durbin (interviewee), Anna Lou (Brown) Gant (interviewee), John Grider (interviewee), Thomas Bartley Hagerman (interviewee), Christine Haner (interviewee), Earl D. Haner (interviewee), Lowell H. Harrison (interviewee), Martha Louise (Barr) Haynes (interviewee), Brown Jarboe (interviewee), Wendell Leach (interviewee), Ethel (Ray) Leatherman (interviewee), Curtis Miller (interviewee), Frank Otha Moxley (interviewee), Gerald Oglesby (interviewee), Herbert A. Oldham (interviewee), Frances Owmby (interviewee), Gus E. Paris (interviewee), Cliff Ragland (interviewee), Ed Reese (interviewee), Iona Smith (interviewee), Alice Starks (interviewee), Frances (Jenkins) Turnipseed (interviewee), Jesse Turnipseed (interviewee)
Language
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
African Americans (Local)
Depressions, 1929 and after - Comments about (Local)
Integration and segregation, Racial - Attitude towards (Local)
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany 1945-1946 (Local)
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 1941 - Comments about (Local)
Prisoners and prisons - World War II (Local)
U.S. Army - Relating to, 1939-1945 (Local)
U.S. Marine Corps - Relating to, 1939-1945 (Local)
Victory gardens (Local)
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 (Local)
Western Kentucky State Teachers College - Comments about (Local)
World War II, 1939-1945 (Local)
World War II, 1939-1945 - Home front (Local)
World War II, 1939-1945 - Military Life (Local)
World War II, 1939-1945 - Pacific Ocean area (Local)
World War II, 1939-1945 - Rationing (Local)
World War II, 1939-1945 - War work (Local)
Richards, Frances, 1893-1991 - mentioned (Local)
Temporal Coverage
1939 - 1945 (Also, 1961-1975)
Related Entities:
Laura Harper Lee (interviewer)
David Baxter (interviewer)
Nancy Disher Baird (interviewee)
Ann (Adams) Bernot (interviewee)
Walter Youree Bibbs (interviewee)
Nell (Benedict) Curry (interviewee)
Elizabeth Dinning (interviewee)
Julian Vance Durbin (interviewee)
Anna Lou (Brown) Gant (interviewee)
John Grider (interviewee)
Thomas Bartley Hagerman (interviewee)
Christine Haner (interviewee)
Earl D. Haner (interviewee)
Lowell H. Harrison (interviewee)
Martha Louise (Barr) Haynes (interviewee)
Brown Jarboe (interviewee)
Wendell Leach (interviewee)
Ethel (Ray) Leatherman (interviewee)
Curtis Miller (interviewee)
Frank Otha Moxley (interviewee)
Gerald Oglesby (interviewee)
Herbert A. Oldham (interviewee)
Frances Owmby (interviewee)
Gus E. Paris (interviewee)
Cliff Ragland (interviewee)
Ed Reese (interviewee)
Iona Smith (interviewee)
Alice Starks (interviewee)
Frances (Jenkins) Turnipseed (interviewee)
Jesse Turnipseed (interviewee)