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Memoirs of Ruth Hooper

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  • It has been such a long time since what I will try to write about may be a bit confusing. I am getting old and forgetful, but will try to write something to give you an idea of what “internment” means. I Carr graduated from Western Carolina University (then it was Western Carolina Teachers College) receiving the Bachelor of Science in Education degree in 1931. I met Carr when he was doing some summer work at George Peabody College in Nashville, Tennessee. I was working at the time for an Insurance Company. We fell in love and decided to get married which we did, but had to keep it a secret as the company I worked for did not employ married women. Some of you who read this perhaps remember that we had a depression in 1932-1933. We felt it necessary that I should work until he was able to make other arrangements. I shall never forget the depression. Carr was offered a position with the Bureau of Education and left for the Philippine Islands in May, 1932. He was assigned to a school in Laog, a small village in a province on the very northern tip of Luzon Island. Luzon is the largest in the Philippine group and that is where Manila (the capital) is located. I was, of course, left behind to follow – if and when I could. I continued working through the depression years, seeing the long soup lines and having men stop me on the street to beg a nickel or a dime for a coffee and a doughnut. I felt lucky to have a job and be able to earn a salary even though the pay was small. Carr was assigned to several different schools in the Islands and finally became Headmaster of the Moro Educational Foundation School for Boys, located on the small island of Jolo. If you have a good map of the Philippines
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