Born in Rome, Georgia in 1921, Mary McJunkin quit school to care for her younger siblings after her mother’s death. At 20, she married a serviceman who was transferred to a military base in California. McJunkin worked the night shift at an airplane factory outside Los Angeles. She followed her husband to bases around the country until he went overseas in 1944. McJunkin lives in Rome, Georgia. She recorded her oral history interview at Kennesaw State University in March 2016.
Mary McJunkin Interview, 2016-03-29, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
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