EKU Military and Veterans Affairs Oral History Project

Date

2021

Description

The following collection includes interviews that were conducted on behalf of the EKU Office of Military and Veterans Affairs (OMVA) and in conjunction with the William H. Berge Oral History Center's resident oral historian. The included interviews tell the life histories and perspectives of accomplished Veterans who have connected with EKU OMVA and its offered programs and services. Interviews will be added as processing times and resources permit.

Title

EKU Military and Veterans Affairs Oral History Project

Collection Items

The first in a series of three interviews, MSG Elizabeth Anne Helm-Frazier, United States Army (Retired) shares details on her service record of more than 25 years. Having served from coast-to-coast and across the globe, MSG Helm-Frazier comments extensively on her upbringing and family history, her path to the Army, her multiple overseas…

The second in a series of three interviews, MSG Elizabeth Anne Helm-Frazier, United States Army (Retired) shares additional details about her time in service and life after she retired from the Army in 2006. In particular, she comments at great length about her involvement in memorializing the women of the SixTripleEight, "the only all-Black and…

The third in a series of three interviews, MSG Elizabeth Anne Helm-Frazier, United States Army (Retired) recaps her involvement in the efforts to memorialize the SixTripleEight, "the first and only all-Black and all-female unit to deploy to the European Theater of Operations during World War II". The unrehearsed video interview followed an EKU…
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