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Isabel L. Jones, World War II Code Girl, Oral History

Collection Number: A&M 4433

Content Description

Sound recording of oral history interview conducted by historian Barbara Howe with Isabel L. Jones, a code breaker, or "code girl", who worked on deciphering German and Japanese codes for the United States of America (USA) during World War II (ca. 1942-1945). The work performed by the code girls is documented in the book "Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II" by Liza Mundy. In addition to the sound recording, there is also a seven page document providing background information on people and places mentioned in the interview, a photograph of Jones, a note by Liz Mundy, and four other documents.


  • 2019


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80.1 Megabytes (9 digital files)

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West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US