Veteran's History Progect
Yeoman 2nd Class, US Navy WAVES
October 19, 2017
The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.
Betty L. Johnsen Kern was a twenty year old young woman who got her start in the Cohagen, Montana area. After graduating high school, she obtained further education including stenography, shorthand and typing. The knowledge and skills allowed her to obtain a special teaching certificate so she could teach in western Montana. She was doing just tha...