Interviewer

John C. Hennen, Jr.

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Description

This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia Vietnam veterans. Ernestine Thornton was a nurse during the Vietnam War. She discusses: her family and personal history; her experiences during the war; the anti-war movement; post-traumatic stress disorder; the organization Vietnam Veterans Against the War; re-enrolling in school after the war; the Vietnam Memorial; and other topics.

Publication Date

1-15-1984

Keywords

Vietnam War, Vietnam Veterans

Disciplines

Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History

Library of Congress Subjects

Thornton, Ernestine, -- Autobiography., Vietnam Veterans Against the War -- Oral histories., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Nurses -- Oral histories., Nurses -- Oral histories., Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Oral histories., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Monuments -- Oral histories., United States -- Armed Forces -- Nurses -- Oral histories.

Comments

Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-401.

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Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner.

Oral History Interview: Ernestine Thornton

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