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President Obama's Kansas Heritage

Oral History of Virginia (Dashner) Ewalt

Virginia (née Dashner) Ewalt (1924- ) was a classmate of Madelyn (née Payne) Dunham, Augusta High School class of 1940. She recalls events from their high school years and how the war and gas rationing in the 1940's impacted everyday life in Augusta...taking the train to Wichita, the bus to El Dorado, and a civil service job that paid 35 cents an hour.

Virginia (Dashner) Ewalt Interview

Recorded: June 21, 2011
Location: Brookside Apartments Clubhouse, Augusta, Kansas
Video/Editing: Steve Cless
Interviewer: Teresa Baumgartner

Full Interview

Length: 56:43