Mary Jean Spallino Interview Segment 14

Family background (ddr-manz-1-168-1) - 00:05:40
Memories of elementary school (ddr-manz-1-168-2) - 00:05:46
Attending high school, studying Latin (ddr-manz-1-168-3) - 00:06:45
The importance of education in the family (ddr-manz-1-168-4) - 00:07:17
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-168-5) - 00:08:45
Traveling to Asia with family before World War II (ddr-manz-1-168-6) - 00:11:36
Being recruited to teach at Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-168-7) - 00:06:17
First impressions of Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-168-8) - 00:07:38
A rare letter about experiences at Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-168-9) - 00:04:43
Methods of teaching in camp (ddr-manz-1-168-10) - 00:04:53
Memorable fellow teachers in camp (ddr-manz-1-168-11) - 00:09:05
Remembering camp administrators (ddr-manz-1-168-12) - 00:05:27
Taking flying lessons (ddr-manz-1-168-13) - 00:04:43
Taking a trip to Mexico (ddr-manz-1-168-14) - 00:07:06
Memories of Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-168-15) - 00:04:50
Remembering camp administrators (ddr-manz-1-168-16) - 00:07:13
Other memories of camp (ddr-manz-1-168-17) - 00:07:10
Social activities in camp (ddr-manz-1-168-18) - 00:12:49
Thoughts on being a young teacher at Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-168-19) - 00:06:40
Helping drive camp residents to Reno (ddr-manz-1-168-20) - 00:03:35
Living in Manzanar as it was closing down (ddr-manz-1-168-21) - 00:04:40
Looking back at years teaching at Manzanar (ddr-manz-1-168-22) - 00:09:44
Getting married (ddr-manz-1-168-23) - 00:05:49
Meeting with Japanese American friends after the war (ddr-manz-1-168-24) - 00:08:00
Preserving the Manzanar camp site (ddr-manz-1-168-25) - 00:06:41
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Taking a trip to Mexico

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May 20, 2015

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Mary Jean Spallino

Mary Jean Spallino Interview

02:52:52 — 25 segments

May 20, 2015

Lake Forest, California

Caucasian female. Born June 18, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Grew up in Los Angeles, California, and attended UCLA. During World War II, recruited to teach at the Manzanar concentration camp.

Rose Masters, interviewer; Kristen Luetkemeier, videographer

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