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New England Hurricane, 1938

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Sylvia MacEldowney, interviewed by Ann Mills

Abstract 1091 Sylvia MacEldowney, interviewed by Ann Mills, November 18, 1976, Orono, Maine. MacEldowney discusses important events of the 1930s and 1940s; how her family survived during the Great Depression; her experiences as a female engineer after WWII; college education at Rhode Island State College and the scarcity of male students due to WWII; American entry into WWII and the attitudes of her peers in high school; her decision to return to college in her fifties; radio programs of the 1930s;...
Dates: 1974-1980