Benny Victor LaTorra, who was known as Victor during his school years, went to Whittier Elementary School during the 1930s. In this interview, conducted by fourth-grade members of the Whittier Student Historians’ Club, he recalls the cordial interactions between students, games played at recess, his favorite subject and friends with whom he went to school. He also mentions his twenty-five years in the military.
This interview is one of a series of interviews recorded by fourth-grade students from Whittier Student Historians’ Club at Whittier Elementary School.
View DVD and time-indexed transcript at Carnegie Branch Library.