1. Mary McJunkin describes her reasons for quitting high school after her mother's sudden death.

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  2. Mary McJunkin recounts her week-long bus trip to California to be with her husband during World War II.

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  3. Mary McJunkin describes her difficulty finding a place to stay overnight after arriving in Los Angeles, California.

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  4. Mary McJunkin describes her reasons for skipping most events hosted by the United Service Organizations (USO) on her husband's military base in Los Angeles.

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  5. Mary McJunkin describes her job in an airplane factory outside Los Angeles, California.

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This channel includes video clips from Mary McJunkin's oral history interview, in which she describes her experiences working on the home front in World War II.

Born in Rome, Georgia in 1921, Mary McJunkin quit school to care for her younger siblings…


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This channel includes video clips from Mary McJunkin's oral history interview, in which she describes her experiences working on the home front in World War II.

Born in Rome, Georgia in 1921, Mary McJunkin quit school to care for her younger siblings after her mother’s death. At 20, she married a serviceman who was transferred to a military base in California. McJunkin worked at an airplane factory outside Los Angeles. She returned to Georgia when her husband went overseas in 1944.

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