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Interview with Clara Margaret Fort, July 17, 1985

Part of Colonel Arthur L. Kelly American Veterans Project

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Title:
Interview with Clara Margaret Fort, July 17, 1985
Creator:
Clara Margaret Fort; interviewee. Col. Arthur L. Kelly; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1985
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Lieutenant Commander Clara Margaret Fort served with the WAVES for over 20 years, including active duty during both World War II and the Korean War. She was a master-at-arms at the Norfolk Navy Yard, a welfare officer at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station, and an education officer in Washington, D.C. Fort describes her duties and training, commenting on gender discrimination and the changing role of women in the military.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American, World War, 1939-1945--Participation, female, Women and the military--United States, United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve
Type:
sound
Source:
Colonel Arthur L. Kelly American Veterans Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7mgq6qzw2j/data/mets.xml
Rights:
This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the owning repository. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws. Please go to http://kdl.kyvl.org for more information.