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J. Harold Dumm Oral History

Identifier: OH273

Scope and Contents

The interview provides information and personal observations about Dumm's training experience at Camp Hale. At the time of the interview, Dumm was 96 years old. His son helped during the interview and reminded him of stories he had told in the past.


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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

James Harold Dumm was born on January 24, 1912 in Cresson, Pennsylvania and enlisted in the Army on August 10, 1943. At the time of enlistment he was married, had completed four years of college, and was working as financial institution clerk. Dumm joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado and was assigned to Company A of the 85th Infantry Regiment. He also served at Camp Swift, Texas before deploying to Italy. Dumm attained the rank of Technician, Grade 5. He died in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on January 22, 2011.



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift;James Harold Dumm;2007.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the James Harold Dumm oral history,2007[videorecording]
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Repository Details

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

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