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White, Luisa Costagiola


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Luisa Costagiola White oral history transcription, 1996

Identifier: MSC-382- Item OH 222
Scope and Contents

White, Luisa Costagiola, 1924-. Reminiscences of a WAVE Link Trainer Instructor in WWII; Includes youth in Providence; Employment at Shepards Department Store; Pearl Harbor attack; Patriotism, enlistment and publicity; Training at USNTS (WR), Bronx, N.Y.; NAB Atlanta, Ga., for training; Assigned to NAS Lake City, Fla., as Ground School Trainer; Social life; Marriage in 1945; Discharged in 1945; ImĀ­ pact of WAVES on her life; Postwar life and work; Membership in Ocean State WAVES.

Dates: 1996