June Clark was born on June 27, 1932 in Queenstown, Maryland. Her mother had a restaurant [Marie’s] and her father was a truck driver, and her aunt worked in the Glenn L. Martin airplane factory. She, her brother and her parents ferried once a month to Baltimore to bring her brother to Hopkins Hospital. She and her brother later moved to Florida to live with their grandparents for a couple of months before returning to Maryland. June got married after high school and traveled with her husband. She and her husband currently lives in Centreville, Maryland.
In the interview, June speaks about how rationing personally affected her family, recounting how many pairs of shoes her brother went through due to his condition. She also recalls the raid drills and bond drives her school held. June discusses how the war affected Queenstown and its people through seeing numerous stars in home windows to mark the soldiers, the big return celebrations, women in the workforce and segregation in town.