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Edna Hicks Interview, 2016-04-28

Identifier: 005

Content Description

From the Collection:

Started in 2013, the Museum of History and Holocaust Education's Oral History Program preserves first-hand accounts of past events through recorded film. To date, over 50 individuals have participated, contributing valuable content to museum programming, exhibitions, and K-12 curriculum.

The MHHE Oral History Program includes two ongoing projects, the Legacy Series and Immigrant Stories. Through the Legacy Series, we preserve the experiences of Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, home front workers, and others who lived during the Second World War. Through the Immigrant Stories oral history project, we interview individuals who have first or second-hand experiences of immigration.

More resources, including educator resources and links to shorter video clips, can be found at the MHHE's Legacy Series homepage.


  • Creation: 2016-04-28


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Digital reproductions are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use please contact the Museum of History and Holocaust Education or the Kennesaw State University Archives.

Biographical / Historical

Born in 1930, Edna Hicks grew up in Harrow, a suburb of London that sustained considerable bombing from German planes during World War II. After the war Hicks got a job at a post exchange on a military base and met an American pilot. They married in 1956 and lived on six bases in the United States before retiring to Warner Robins, Georgia. Hicks recorded her oral history interview at Kennesaw State University in April 2016.


1 digital file

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Source of Acquisition

James Newberry, Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University.


Repository Details

Part of the Kennesaw State University Archives Repository

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