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Betty J. Sparks Oral History

Identifier: MS-2629

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The Betty J. Sparks Oral History, 2001, is a typescript of an interview with Betty J. Sparks. The interview focuses primarily on her World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods. Sparks shares the experience of nursing on the war front.


  • 2001

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The Betty J. Sparks Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Betty J. Sparks by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Lindsey Waller of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society.

Biographical/Historical Note

Betty J. Sparks was born in 1920 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. She attended nursing school and served as a nurse during World War II.


Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA