Jo Ann Marshall Oral History Interview


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Jo Ann Marshall Oral History Interview
Jo Ann Marshall Oral History Interview
May 23 2001
Jo Ann Marshall was born on 8 December 1921 in Cloquet, Minnesota. She 
graduated from Cloquet High School in 1939 and completed a two-year degree 
program at the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 1941. When the United States 
entered World War II in 1941, Jo Ann decided to search for a way to aid in the war 
effort. After thinking about the Navy, she considered several options before 
accepting a position as a fingerprint analyst with the Federal Bureau of Investigation 
in Washington, D.C., a job she held from 1942-44.

While working in the nation's capital, Jo Ann met her husband, Lester 
Marshall, of Washington, D.C., and they were married in October 1943 in Cloquet. In 
October 1945 Jo Ann and Lester moved to Cloquet, where they raised a family.

Jo Ann passed away on 2 December 2012, six days before her 91st birthday.

Jo Ann’s interview provides an interesting and detailed view of everyday life during 
wartime in the nation's capital, 1942-45
1h 5m 49s
Jo Ann Marshall, Interview, National Home Front Project, Washington College, Chestertown Maryland.
Interview was recorded by Thomas Saylor through Concordia University St. Paul for the Starr Center of the American Experience National Homefront Project.
Cloquet, Carlton, Minnesota, United States, NA [46.72161,-92.45936] [id:5021632]Bardon Peak, Saint Louis, Minnesota, United States, NA [46.68966,-92.23575] [id:5017165]Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., United States, NA [38.91706,-77.00025] [id:4138106]