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Barbara B. Collier, interviewed by Elizabeth LaPierre


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Maine Women Veterans Oral History Project collected oral interviews with women veterans through a collaborative effort of the Maine commission on women veterans, the Maine Studies program at UMaine, and the Women Studies program at UMaine. Includes WWII, Vietnam, and Desert Storm.


  • Creation: 2000-2003


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From the Collection: 68 items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


NA3216 Barbara B. Collier, interviewed by Elizabeth LaPierre, December 9, 2000, in Collier’s home in Kennebunk, Maine. Collier, 83 at the time of interview, talks about serving as a 2nd class storekeeper in the Naval Air Unit of the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), the women's branch of the United States Naval Reserve, during World War II; serving at the Opa-locka Naval Air Force Base near Miami, Florida. Text: 24 pp. partial transcript. Recording: mfc_na3216_c2319_01, mfc_na3216_c2319_02 (C 2319). Time: 01:34:44. Restrictions: None.

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States