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Additional Resources Relating to LaTanga Blair's Interview

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Since Ms. Blair was the first female veteran in our project, some of the items below cover the broad topic of females in the military.

Online Resources Relating to Conflicts Ms. Blair Served In: 
Books from NYPL's catalog: 
Items Related to Stories Told in Interview:
  • The Camp Avoid Accords and Related Documents, published 1998 can be found in the Schwarzman Building. These documents contain information about the peacetime conflict that first sent Ms. Blair overseas.
  • An article from the United States Department of Defense entitled "Army Reserve Women Weather 'The Storm.'" It shares the point of view of a female Army reservists (similar to Ms. Blair) who was sent to serve in Desert Storm.
  • At one point in the interview, Ms. Blair talks about Khobar Towers, where she was housed for a period of time. She mentions that the towers were later bombed and this New York Times Article by Philip Shenon entitled "23 U.S. Troops Die in Truck Bombing in Saudi Base" explains this incident which occurred on June 25, 1996.
  • PBS wrote a blog series with post revolving around the theme of "Women and War."
  • At the end of the interview, Ms. Blair mentions her induction into the Veteran Hall of Fame. Her story and biography is presented in this article from the New York Senate website.
Women and Sexual Harassment in the Military:
Resources for Female Veterans:
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