Oral histories (document genres)
Found in 437 Collections and/or Records:
The interview provides information and personal observations about Perkins' experiences: basic training at Camp Roberts, Calif.; time spent at Kiska Island, Alaska; working in the supply room issuing clothing, food, rifles, bedding, etc.; carrying supplies in a trailer in Italy and crossing the Po River; devastation in Italy during the war.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Swygman's experiences: rifleman replacement to Company K of the 86th Infantry Regiment; crossing the Po River, Lake Garda in Italy; five week cycles the training replacement troops went through; being stationed at Camp Carson, Colo. after the war; discharge from Camp Swift, Tex.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Ruth Yamauchi's experiences as an incarceree at the Central Utah Relocation Center (Topaz), a concentration camp, during World War II. Ruth's daughter, Elyse M. Yamauchi assisted with the interview and provided additional information.
Discusses living in Silt, Colorado, the problems of aging and loneliness. Interviewed by Andrew J. Gulliford, June 13, 1977. Includes interview with Noel E. Martin, Dinosaur, Colo., who discusses reaction to retirement. Interviewed by Andrew Gulliford, July 7, 1977.
Underhill discusses her early life, her service with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, and her work with Native Americans.
Discusses growing old in Silt, Colorado. Interviewed by Andrew Gulliford, July 22, 1977. Also includes interviews with Jaqueline Cordelia Brewington about life in Rifle, Colorado and Elsie Mae Young about life in a Rifle, Colorado nursing home. Both interviews by Andrew Gulliford, July 13, 1977.
Salvatore and Julia Pacifico talk about family, traditions, customs, the Lodge and social activities.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Thomas' time in the military; story of how his replacement was killed in action; issues associated with his marriage not recognized by the U.S. government; information on an incarceration camp for conscientious objectors in Ark. that was destroyed by a tornado and later became a German POW camp.
Talks about his long career with the Denver Fire Department, firefighting vehicles and equipment, big fires in Denver, Colorado.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Morrison's experiences: training and learning to ski at Camp Hale, Colo.; how engineering skills were useful during the war and being assigned to weapons and demolition; being wounded in Italy on Punchbowl Hill; traveling back to the Virginia on a medical ship; being a charter member of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division.
During this radio interview, Morrison recounts a variety of experiences he had with the 10th Mountain Division both during and after World War II. Interview touches on a variety of subjects including his enlistment and training with the 10th, his experiences on the Italian front, and his relationship with the 10th Mountain Division after the War. The end of the tape focuses on the formation and activities of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division.
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; an incarceration camp in Ark. destroyed by a tornado, later became a German POW camp.
Materials include bographical data sheets and indexes to oral histories taken from residents of Costilla County, Colo.
Discusses life as the daughter of Bishop John Franklin Spalding and her family.
Sims talks about the Globeville and Five Points neighborhoods in Denver, Colo., history of African Americans in Denver, Colo., mentions influential members of the African American community in Denver.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Cohen's experiences: being part of a veterinary detachment; guard duty where sheep were mistaken for German soldiers; having little experiences with weapons; care of mules in Italy; comparison of current Army with the Infantry of 1945 as concerns technology and training.
Twelve sisters from the order talk about their early life experiences, entering the convent, changes observed in religious life, ministries with Native Americans and teaching in parochial schools.
Heller talks about his early experiences with various theaters in the Denver (Colo.) area, beginning with the Third Eye Theater and the Touchstone Theater. Offers opinions on the operations of the theaters and talks about the personalities involved in Denver's theater scene.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Heidenreich's experiences: crossing the Po River to Lake Garda; getting German soldiers out of a tunnel; interdependence the military had; staying in a Italian hotel that had formerly been used as a German medical station; trip to Venice at the end of the war.
Yelland talks about the early days of radio and television broadcasting and his career. Included are observations about broadcasting in Denver, Colo.
The interview is conducted by Martha Teichner, CBS Network commentator, provides information and personal observations about Knowlton's experiences: influence of the European ski stars in the 10th Mountain Division; what made the 10th an elite unit; experiences in combat; and his achievements after the war including competing in the Winter Olympics in France after the war.
Discusses oil shale trust fund and the needs of the elderly in Region II. Interviewed by Randall Teeuwen, Sept. 14, 1977.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Elkind's experiences: being a mail clerk, rifleman and radio/wire man while with the 10th Mountain Division; battle at della Torraccia; responsibilities as a radio/wire man; repairing wires that were blown up from shelling during the battle at Mount della Torraccia; meeting a German soldier while filling canteen.
Interviews with Ray Humphreys gives a newspaperman's view of the Ku Klux Klan and police corruption, Joseph E. Cook tells of the Ku Klux Klan's seizure of city government, Henry W. Toll recounts the Klan's attempt to control state government and courts, Rev. Louis Froman and Rev. William M. Higgins recall Catholic persecution.
Radio presentation of the series includes theme song, final edition, master, edited excerpt tape, program tape; includes administrative papers relating to the conception and execution of the oral history project.
Discusses retirement from teaching and how Oak Creek, Colo. takes care of its elderly. Includes interview with George S. Moraites on immigration from Greece and retirement. Both interviewed by Randall Teeuwen, July 1, 1977.