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John B. Clayton oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH207

Scope and Contents

Clayton talks about his being drafted, training, and Officer's Candidate School. He talks about his decision to join the 10th Mountain Division. He also discusses his childhood and working his way through art school at Washington University.


  • 1992


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

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

Grew up in Cape Girardeu, Missouri. Attended the School of Fine Arts at Washington University. Served in the 85th Infantry, Company G of the 10th Mountain Division. Wounded in action on April 14, 1945. Died in 2004.


2 Audiocassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David Hyden, 1992.


Audio files digitized through the Collaborative Digitization Project, Denver, Colorado.

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by David Hyden.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Finding Aid for the John B. Clayton oral history[sound recording]
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Repository Details

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

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