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    • Baumgart, Jacqueline Mattson (Interview transcript and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); Video recordings; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League--Personal narratives; Baseball for women--United States; Baseball; Sports for women; World War, 1939-1945; Baseball players--Illinois;...
    • Jacqueline Baumgart (nee Mattson) was born in Waukegan, Illinois. She grew up in Waukegan area and played with the neighborhood boys. She played outfield positions as a kid. In 1942, her family moved to Milwaukee, WI where she played with as a...
    • Blair, Maybelle (Interview transcript and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); Video recordings; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League--Personal narratives; Baseball for women--United States; Baseball; Sports for women; World War, 1939-1945; Baseball players--Illinois;...
    • Maybelle Blair was born in 1927 in Longvale, California. Before joining the All American Girl’s Baseball League she played baseball with her brothers at the age of nine and then later in 1942 at age twelve began playing organized softball. At...
    • Burkovich, Shirley (Interview transcript and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); Video recordings; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League--Personal narratives; Baseball for women--United States; Baseball; Sports for women; World War, 1939-1945; Baseball players--Illinois;...
    • Shirley Burkovich was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She played softball with the neighborhood boys and her brother throughout her childhood. She first heard about the All American Girls Professional Baseball League one day when she was reading...
    • Caden , Mary Lou (Interview transcript and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); Video recordings; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League--Personal narratives; Baseball for women--United States; Baseball; Sports for women; World War, 1939-1945; Baseball players--Indiana;...
    • Mary Lou Caden (née Studnicka) was born in Oak Lawn, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. She grew up in the Oak Lawn area and started playing softball with the neighborhood kids and transitioned to playing for local teams. She played as a short-stop in...
    • Cione, Jean (Interview transcript and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); Video recordings; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League--Personal narratives; Baseball for women--United States; Baseball; Sports for women; World War, 1939-1945; Baseball players--Illinois;...
    • Jean Cione was born in Rockford, Illinois in 1928. She grew up in the Rockford area and played softball with the neighborhood boys and then also played with the local industrial teams. When the Rockford Peaches made Rockford their headquarters,...
    • Dearfield, Norma (Interview transcript and video), 2010

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); Video recordings; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League--Personal narratives; Baseball for women--United States; Baseball; Sports for women; World War, 1939-1945; Baseball players--Illinois;...
    • Norma Dearfield was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania in 1928. She talked her parents into giving her a baseball glove for Christmas when she was twelve, and played on local girls’ teams while in high school. She saw an ad in the newspaper for...
    • DeVries, Milton; Dykstra, Andrew; Lobbezoo, Albert (Interview outline and video), 2007

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American;
    • Milton was born in Wyoming, Michigan and worked at General Motors until he was drafted. Albert was from Caledonia, Michigan and he worked on a farm. Andrew grew up in Kellogsville and he too was a farm hand for many years. Like Milton and...
    • Doucette, William (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army Air Forces
    • William Doucette first began his military career in the Civilian Military Training Corps at the age of 15. Leaving after two year to find work in Chicago, Doucette eventually came back to join the Aviation Cadet Program. After making it to his...
    • Faut, Jean (Interview transcript and video, 2010)

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); Video recordings; All-American Girls Professional Baseball League--Personal narratives; Baseball for women--United States; Baseball; Sports for women; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives,...
    • Jean Faut was born in East Greenville, Pennsylvania, in 1925. As a teenager, she shagged flies and pitched batting practice for a men’s semipro team, and was spotted by an AAGPBL scout and recruited into the league. She played from 1946 through...
    • Forum, volume 036, number 05

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 036, number 05, published on 2011-09-26. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 036, number 32

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 036, number 32, published on 2012-04-23. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 038, number 20

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 038, number 20, published on 2014-02-10. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 11, number 06

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 14, number 10

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 14, number 09

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 15, number 07

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 16, number 10

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 17, number 41

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 18, number 31

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.

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