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Dorothy Williams Rogers enlisted in the Women Marines in 1944 and served until 1946. After training at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, she was stationed in Washington, D. C. for the rest of her military service. She worked in an office that dealt with building plans. She was born in Wichita, Kansas, on March 13, 1924, but her family moved to Holton when she was a child. She graduated from Holton High School in 1942. Her parents separated when she was a child and her mother's family was from Holton. Her husband was in the Navy during WWII and his interview is item 218614. She was interviewed by Suzette McCord-Rogers on Oct 15, 2007. 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 Doniphan County Historical Society (Troy) and through the Kansas State Historical Society.

Creator: Rogers, Dorothy
Date: October 15, 2007

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Item Number: 218613
Call Number: World War II Oral Histories Project
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 218613

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