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dc.contributor.authorLanger, Adina.
dc.contributor.otherBenowitz, Judy.
dc.coverage.spatialWalton County (Ga.)
dc.identifier.citationJudy Benowitz Interview, 2021-12-16, Legacy Series Oral History Program, 2013-, KSU/14/05/03/001, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.
dc.descriptionBorn in Monroe, Georgia, in 1949, Judy Coker Benowitz was raised by two World War II veterans. Her mother, Ivah Ree Harris Coker, was a WAVE who served in the U.S. Navy in Washington, D.C. Her father, Daniel Coker, served in the U.S. Army, primarily in North Africa. A memoirist and actor, Benowitz discusses the ways in which she has used personal testimony and primary documents to piece together her parents’ wartime stories and shares some of her preliminary research into her family’s roots on a small 1825 plantation, the William Harris homestead, in Walton County, Georgia. Benowitz also discusses her experiences with the anti-war protest movement during the Vietnam War and reflects on her interfaith (Christian-Jewish) family. Benowitz recorded her Legacy Series testimony at the Museum of History and Holocaust Education on December 16, 2021.
dc.description.abstractOral history interview with Judy Benowitz who was raised by two WWII veterans.
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dc.subjectLanger, Adina.
dc.subjectBenowitz, Judy.
dc.subjectVideo recordings
dc.subjectOral histories.
dc.subjectWorld War, 1939-1945
dc.subjectUnited States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve
dc.subjectUnited States. Army
dc.subjectProtest movements--Vietnam War
dc.subjectCountry life
dc.titleJudy Benowitz Interview
dc.typevideo recording

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