Oral histories (document genres)
Found in 437 Collections and/or Records:
The interview provides information and personal observations about Bacher's experiences, he illustrates his comments with sketches he drew during his time in Italy documenting the events: during the Spiazzi attack; Po River; climbing Belvedere; strategic nature of crossing the Po River in effort to slow German advance; attending a funeral for a General; death of Sgt. Louis O. Brown, being a pallbearer at his funeral in Portland, Ore.;
The interview provides information and personal observations about Mooney's experiences: atmosphere of the 10th Mountain Division; battles near Mount Belvedere, Lake Garda, and della Terraccia; death of Colonel Darby and meeting German soldiers at Brenner Pass; German weaponry.
Lindsay talks about his great-uncle, photographer Louis Charles McClure; Lindsay recalls McClure's studio, darkroom, cameras, photographic apparatus, chemicals, his cooking abilities and spending Christmas day at his house.
Residents of the University Park Subdivision of Denver, Colo. recall life in the neighborhood from early 1900 to the mid-1980s including the growth and development of the area, the history of houses, churches, businesses, the park and Chamberlin Observatory. Recorded as part of 14 year old Barry Matchett's 1986 Eagle Scout project.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Isaacson's experiences: basic training Tex. and being selected for the 10th Mountain Division because he was too light for the air divisions; arrival at Camp Hale, Colo. and participation in the "D" series and frost bite on his feet; being eligible for disability; experiences in Italy at Belvedere, Pietra Colore, and Castel d'Aiano; coming upon a German tank; influences on his life.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Ellis experiences training with the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo.: D-Series maneuvers; participation in the Battle of Bulge.
The interview provides information and Appel's personal observations about being wounded during basic training in S.C. and talks about his mule packing efforts at Camp Swift. He was shipped out to Camp Patrick Henry before boarding the SS West Point. Appel also discusses being wounded at Mt. Belvedere, and his travels to Germany at the end of the war.
Recollections of Federal Art Programs and of work as artist.
Discusses cattle ranching and life in North Park, Colorado and Laramie, Wyoming during the 1890s and early 1900s.
Describes the elderly community in Glenwood Springs, Colo. Interviewed by Andrew Gulliford, July 28, 1977. Also includes interview with Floyd Thurston who discusses aging in Rifle, Colorado. Interviewed by Andrew Gulliford, October 13, 1977.
Collection contains correspondence, poetry bookmarks, financial papers, family photographs, typed manuscript of A Lifetime of Summers, a memoir of summers spent at the family home in Arapahoe National Forest near Evergreen, Colorado during the 1920s; includes oral history tape (1988) of Mosley, her husband (Earl A. Mosley), sister and brother-in-law (Margaret and James Smith) sharing their memories of Denver (Colo.) and surrounding areas.
Talks about Dearfield, Colo, an African American settlement, and the people who homesteaded there; discusses O.T. Jackson, the founder of Dearfield.
Collection contains a transcript of an oral history interview of Aspinall by Nancy Whistler.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Chase's experiences: being injured 3 times during combat in Italy and returning to the line; mission at Mt. Belvedere.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Gugler's decision to join the 10th Mountain Division, time spent in Colo., friends and activities at Camp Hale; service in Italy, combat at Mount Belvedere, soldiers killed in action and changes this caused, replacement soldiers; reunions attended.
Talks about being Denver (Colo.) Manager of Parks and Recreation and his role in the planning of the Denver (Colo.) Zoo.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Morrison's experiences: basic training at Camp Hale and personal observations; exchanging positions with a fellow soldier, Peterson, who was later killed; stopping in battle to help wounded soldiers; post war activities and working with youth.
The interview provides information and personal observations about Turner's lack of comfort with skiing; weather conditions and methods of crossing the Po River; capture of German soldiers at Lake Garda; youthfulness and training of soldiers; how information was relayed to American and German troops that the war had ended; celebration with American and Italian soldiers at war's end.