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Ann K. Thomas oral history

 Collection
Identifier: C MSS OH301

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Sam T. Thomas' experiences as told by his wife, Ann K. Thomas: time in the Army, sadness at the death of his replacement in Italy; issues related to the couple's marriage not being recognized by the US Government; internment camp in Ark. destroyed by a tornado, later became a German POW camp.

Dates

  • Check date

Creator

Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel T. "Sam" Thomas born in Magnolia, Ark. on January 11, 1926. A graduate of Magnolia High School, he was accepted in the Army's Specialized Training Program at Texas Tech University, and received his basic training at Camp Robinson, Ark. When the ASTP was terminated, Thomas was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Tex., where he was assigned to Company I of the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment. He attained the rank of Private First Class and received the Combat Infantryman Badge for his combat service in Italy. Thomas died in Magnolia, Ark. on March 11, 2011.

Extent

1 DVD

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;Ann Thomas;2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Title
Finding Aid for the Ann K. Thomas oral history,2007-2011[videorecording]
Author
Finding Aid prepared from MARC data.
Description rules
Anglo American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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