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Boating safety film

Boating safety film
Date: Unknown
A short film about boating safety.


Coast Guard at Saipan, Japan

Coast Guard at Saipan, Japan
Date: Between June 15, 1944 and July 09, 1944
This black and white photograph shows a number of United States Coast Guard Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel, (LCVP's), navigating the waters near Saipan, Japan after the Battle of Saipan.


Coast Guard at Saipan, Japan

Coast Guard at Saipan, Japan
Creator: United States Coast Guard
Date: Between June 15, 1944 and July 19, 1944
This black and white photograph shows the United States Coast Guard at the controls of a LCVP boat filled with U.S. Marines near the waters of Saipan, Japan. The Marines are showing the "V" for Victory" sign after the Battle of Saipan that cost nearly 10,000 American casualties.


He didn't wear his life jacket. Wear yours!

He didn't wear his life jacket. Wear yours!
Date: Between 1939 and 1945
World War II era poster of a drawing of an arm sticking out of the water. The poster depicts a man drowning and encourages people to wear life jackets.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Duncan, Beulah
Date: August 18, 2003
Duncan enlisted in the SPAR: Coast Guard Women's Reserve in 1942. Interviewed on Aug 18, 2003, Duncan 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.


Interview on experiences in World War II

Interview on experiences in World War II
Creator: Rose, Robert (Bob)
Date: November 9, 2007
Rose enlisted in the Coast Guard and served on the LST207. Interviewed by Nancy Porter on Nov 9, 2007, Rose 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.


Jacob Roenbaugh interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Jacob Roenbaugh interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Roenbaugh, Jacob Byron
Date: November 09, 2009
This is an interview with Jacob Roenbaugh, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Jacob talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


Josephine Elizabeth Yeager Holm

Josephine Elizabeth Yeager Holm
Date: Between 1943 and 1946
Two photographs of Josephine Elizabeth Yeager Holm, who was born on November 25, 1919 in Green, Kansas. She was the daughter of Joseph H. Yeager and Mable M. Murphy Yeager. Josephine graduated from Green High School and Kansas State College for Normal Training. She taught for four years in a rural school. On March 13, 1943, Josephine enlisted in the United States Coast Guard (SPARS), entered active service on June 11, 1943, and received basic training at Palm Beach, Florida. She served in New York and attained the rank of Storekeeper First Class. Josephine was discharged from service on May 17, 1946, and she returned to Kansas where she worked for Kansas Power and Light Company and John Morrell and Company. She married Harlan D. Holm and they had two sons.


Michael B. Gaynor to his father

Michael B. Gaynor to his father
Creator: Gaynor, Michael B. d.1918
Date: 1918 ?
Michael B. Gaynor writes his father while at sea during World War I. Gaynor was killed in October 1918.


Not here! No photographing in this area!

Not here! No photographing in this area!
Date: Between 1939 and 1945
World War II era poster showing a drawing of hands holding a camera with a black X across it. The United States Coast Guard apparently produced the poster to designate areas in which photography is restricted.


Robert Weidenheimer interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas

Robert Weidenheimer interview, WWII oral history, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Weidenheimer, Robert Russell
Date: March 19,2009
This is an interview with Robert Weidenheimer, part of an oral history project entitled "Patchwork of Dependency: The Effects of WWII on Edwards County, Kansas" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Robert talks of his family, education, military career, and the home front during WWII.


United States Shipping Board to Michael B. Gaynor

United States Shipping Board to Michael B. Gaynor
Creator: United States. Shipping Board. Recruiting Service.
Date: August 10, 1918
This letter from the U. S. Navy Shiiping Board informs Michael B. Gaynor of his admittance to the Marine Engineering School. Gaynor subsequntly wrote a brief history of his service on the back of the letter. Gaynor was a member of the crew of the S. S. Lucia and was killed October 18, 1918.


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