J. Gayle Gaymon Oral History Interview

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Title

J. Gayle Gaymon Oral History Interview

Description

J. Gayle describes working in the Navy as a hospital corpsman during the Vietnam War and her service to female veterans in recent years.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

J. Gayle Gaymon

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

8/27/2018

Contributor

J. Gayle Gaymon

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.007.003

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Michael Walsh

Interviewee

J. Gayle Gaymon

Location

Grinton I. Will Library

Original Format

MP3

Duration

29:54

Time Summary

00:40-Born and talk about family.
1:41-Living in North Carolina.
2:12-Interest in joining the military.
3:12-Work before joining the service.
4:46-Joins the Navy.
7:53-Becomes hospital corpsman.
9:11-Treating wounded soldiers returning from the Vietnam War.
10:46-Blood thrown on soldiers returning from Vietnam.
13:36-Feeling strengthened from joining the Navy.
14:00-Friends in the Navy.
15:30-Off-duty activities.
16;50-Feeling a sense of belonging in the Navy.
18:15-Married and creating a family.
20:33-Work at the Veterans Administration.
23:33-Starts works at the Post Office.
25:21-A busy retirement.
27:04-Receiving an award for work with female veterans,

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “J. Gayle Gaymon Oral History Interview,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed November 12, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/528.