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Katherine Reibman transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0280 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0280

Content Description

This collection relates to Katherine Reibman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II at Camp Upton. This collection contains an Oral History where Reibman recounts her experiences during the war where she was responsible for handing out uniforms and later handing over the records of African Americans being discharged.

Dates

  • October 20, 2004
  • Event: 1944-1946

Creator

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This collection is open to all researchers.

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Biographical / Historical

Katherine Reibman was a professional dancer before she served during World War II as a T/5 in Women's Army Corps. She enlisted at the age of 24 and was stationed in Camp Upton on Long Island in New York. She was initially responsible for handing out uniforms, but later was tasked with handing over the records of African Americans being discharged. She served from 1944 to 1946. After the war, Katherine Reibman married and used the G.I. Bill to study dance. She was married to her husband for 44 years. Afterwards, she owned a dance studio where she taught for 22 years. Katherine Reibman served as a Girl Scout leader and edited the school paper.

Extent

1 folders (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Source

Creator

Title
Katherine Reibman transcript
Author
Beatrice Dain
Date
November 9, 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository

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