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Interview with Mary and Albert Pont – ca. 2001

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Date Issued:
2001-02-22 & 26
Title: Interview with Mary and Albert Pont – ca. 2001.
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Name(s): Pont, Mary
Pont, Albert
Riley, Charles
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2001-02-22 & 26
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Extent: 187p.
Physical Description: Sound
Language(s): English
Identifier: 74161 (digitool), FADT74161 (IID), fau:13175 (fedora)
Note(s): In this interview, husband and wife Albert and Mary Pont share their experiences from their Midwest upbringing to their military service. In fact, the Ponts first met during World War II—Albert was a Marine Pilot attached to the Second Marine Division and Mary was an Army Nurse. They served in the Pacific Theatre of Operations on the Island of Saipan. After the war, they married and pursued diverse careers of service to the U.S. and their local Brevard community. In addition to Mr. Pont’s World War II service, he fought in the Korea War. Currently, Mr. Pont is an active volunteer with the local hospitals in the South Brevard area. In 1982, Mrs. Pont began a very active volunteer program as a nurse volunteer with the South Brevard hospice. Also discussed in the interview are the following topics: Great Depression, Civil Rights, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Subject(s): Indialantic, Brevard County, Florida
World War, 1939-1945
Great Depression
Navy
US Army Nursing Corps
Hospice
Oral histories --Florida.
Oral history
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/74161
Host Institution: FAU
Title: Interview with Mary and Albert Pont – ca. 2001.
Name(s): Pont, Mary
Pont, Albert
Riley, Charles
Type of Resource: mixed material
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2001-02-22 & 26
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Physical Form: pdf/mp3
Extent: 187p. : 04:50:23
Physical Description: Sound
Language(s): English
Identifier: 74161 (digitool), FADT74161p (IID)
Note(s): In this interview, husband and wife Albert and Mary Pont share their experiences from their Midwest upbringing to their military service. In fact, the Ponts first met during World War II—Albert was a Marine Pilot attached to the Second Marine Division and Mary was an Army Nurse. They served in the Pacific Theatre of Operations on the Island of Saipan. After the war, they married and pursued diverse careers of service to the U.S. and their local Brevard community. In addition to Mr. Pont’s World War II service, he fought in the Korea War. Currently, Mr. Pont is an active volunteer with the local hospitals in the South Brevard area. In 1982, Mrs. Pont began a very active volunteer program as a nurse volunteer with the South Brevard hospice. Also discussed in the interview are the following topics: Great Depression, Civil Rights, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Subject(s): Indialantic, Brevard County, Florida
World War, 1939-1945
Great Depression
Navy
US Army Nursing Corps
Hospice
Oral histories --Florida
Oral history
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FADT74161
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU