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Payton enlisted in the Women Marines in 1945 and served until 1946. Interviewed by Karen Bentley on May 26, 2003, Payton talked about military experiences in the Second World War. The 2005 Kansas Legislature passed a bill funding the WWII Veterans Oral History grant program. This transcript is from one of the community institutions receiving grants. The transcript of the interview is presented here; the original video copy of the interview is available through the Watkins Community Museum of History (Lawrence) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: Payton, Polly
Date: May 26, 2003

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Item Number: 212510
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212510

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