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In her January 20, 2015 interview with Michelle Dubert-Bellrichard, Jeuel Bannister Esmacher details her time at Winthrop from 1940-1944. Shared are the memories of professors in the music department, her opinions on the expectations of students, and going to school during WWII. Esmacher recalls stories of the Army Air Corps Cadets on campus, and the courses offered by the U.S. government that led Esmacher to a career as a Japanese and Russian cryptographer. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
1 hour, 37 minutes
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Alumni, World War II
Class of 1944, music department, The Swanks, the Great Depression, WWII, the Cold War, cryptography, ciphers, codes, Japanese, Russian, Arlington Hall
Esmacher, Jeuel Bannister, "Interview with Jeuel Bannister Esmacher" (2015). Browse All Oral History Interviews. OH 144.
LC Subject Headings
Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women -- Alumni and alumnae, College students -- Social life and customs, Music -- Instruction and study, Band directors -- Training of, Cryptography -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Cryptography -- Study and teaching, World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography, World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female, United States. Army. Air Corps cadets