June Gaston

This memory bank follows June from the stories of her parents and grandparents; to her early years growing up in Yonkers; through her adult years of becoming a teacher and marrying Steve. Chapter 2 captures the voice of June's mother, Agnes Imhof Gaston, as she describes her experience during WWII. Chapter 5 includes other voices from the past.

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“Mine was not a typical childhood”

1:18

“I understood Hungarian”

1:16

“Life in our house”

0:50

“Growing up with my sister, Pat”

1:23

“Ponies, movies, Howard Johnsons”

0:51

“We went to Hungary in '68”

1:55

“I went to camp”

0:42

“I had a dog, Lucky”

0:54

“My year at Rose Haven”

1:22

“"School is your job"”

1:11

“Growing up Jewish”

1:05