Eleanor Gamble James Oral History Interview, November 15, 1975


Title
Eleanor Gamble James Oral History Interview, November 15, 1975
Description
Eleanor Gamble James describes her life as the favorite niece of Secretary of War Henry Stimson and as the wife of U.S. Navy Admiral Jules James. She relates personal experiences in visiting with and traveling with Stimson in New York, the Philippines, post-W.W. I Europe, and Great Britain. As wife of Admiral James, she relates experiences pertaining to their life in W.W. II Bermuda and Charleston, S. C., post-W.W. II Italy, and peacetime duty at Annapolis and Washington, D.C. Individuals discussed include Henry Stimson, Theodore Roosevelt, Felix Frankfurter, William Howard Taft, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Princess Yolanda of Naples, Italy. Interview conducted Novemeber 15, 1975 in Washington, D.C. Interviewer: Donald R. Lennon. Length: 2.5 hours.
Date
November 15, 1975
Original Format
oral histories
Extent
10cm x 63cm
Local Identifier
#OH0028
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Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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