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Oral History Transcriptions
Amling, Fred- Oral History
Dr. Fred Amling is a member of the Baldwin Wallace Class of 1948. He was a member of the Navy V-12 Unit stationed at Baldwin Wallace.
Ankrom, Helen- Oral History
Helen Ankrom, nee Reed, attended Baldwin-Wallace in the early 1940s, majoring in Business, was very active on campus, and married a BW football player when he returned from military service. She graduated in 1944.
Arnold, Janice-Oral History
Janice Arnold came to Baldwin-Wallace in 1944 from Buffalo, New York. Ms. Arnold majored in English.
Baker, Richard- Oral History
Dick Baker attended Baldwin-Wallace before the war and returned after serving in the Navy. He was a member of the Navy V-12 and has been a resident of Berea for the majority of his life.
Oral History Transcriptions. Addtional transcriptions will made available as they are transcribed.
Servicemen and Civvies: Oral History Project
The decade of the 1940s was a critical one for private colleges in the US because young people were either serving in the military or were employed in defense industries. Some, like Baldwin-Wallace were fortunate to be selected for the Navy’s V-12 program that paid colleges to train officer candidates. Following the war B-W served GI Bill veterans. The mix of military personnel, veterans, and “regular” students who attended the college at that time changed the institution and left their imprint for decades to follow (for example, the evening schedule of courses started at that time has been continued to the present, serving thousands of adult students over the years.