Eleanor Gamble James Oral History Interview, November 15, 1975

Oral History #OH0028

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Eleanor Gamble James Oral History Interview
    Creator: James, Eleanor Gamble
    Lennon, Donald R.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.01 Cubic feet, 2 audiocassette, 2.5 hours, 34 pages ,
  • Description

    Mrs. James describes her life as the favorite niece of Secretary of War Henry Stimson and as the wife of a Navy admiral. 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.

  • Administrative Information
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    Gift of Eleanor Gamble James

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    Preferred Citation

    Eleanor Gamble James Oral History Interview (#OH0028), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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