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Veterans History Project (U.S.)

 Organization

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Allison, Rhonda K., 1971-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1990-2002.

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1688
Overview This collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Rhonda Allison and Kellian Clink in June 2002. Allison served in the United States Navy during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. She talks about life in the Navy during the early 1990s. She served as machinist on the U.S.S. Yellowstone during the Gulf War.This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2002

Ashcraft, Frances I., 1920-2004. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1944 - 2002.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1689
Overview The Frances I. Ashcraft collection consists of an audiocassette and transcription for an oral history interview conducted between Ashcraft and Daardi Sizemore in 2002. Ashcraft Enlisted into the Army Medical Department to do physical therapy. She served during World War II, and was located primarily in the United States, France and Germany. She came out of the service as a 1st Lieutenant. This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans...
Dates: 2002-01

Asher, Gregg W., 1946-. Oral History Interview, 2003.

 Collection — Container: Foleder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1714
Overview This collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Gregg W. Asher and Aaron Brownlee and Andrew Fasching in November 2003. Asher served in the United States Army during Vietnam in the 23rd Infantry Division, known as the Americal Division. He discusses his training, his experiences in Vietnam, and life in the United States when he returned. Asher was trained as a Quartermaster and achieved the rank of E-5. This oral...
Dates: 2003-11-19

Barna, Tom D., 1957-. Oral History Interview, 2003.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1712
Overview The Tom D. Barna collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview between Barna and Grace Mlady in November 2003. Barna served in the United States Marine Corps during the Gulf War and as a reservist he served in Operation Enduring Freedom. He talks about his time in the service in Japan, Saudi Arabia, and Hawaii. He also talks about the differences between military life and civilian life.This oral history interview was conducted as part of the...
Dates: 2003-11

Cansler, Gleamon Merf, 1921-2014. Oral History Interview, 2005.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1723
Overview The Cansler collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Gleamon Merf Cansler and Mickey Thao in 2005. In this interview, Cansler talks about his time spent in the United States Army Air Corp Reserve Cadet Program and his time in the Air Force in World War II. This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at...
Dates: Other: 2005-04-22

Curry, Alice L., Oral History Interview, 1 January 2002.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1690
Overview The Alice L. Curry collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Curry and Kellian Clink on January 25, 2002. Curry served in the Army and Army Nurse Corp during World War II and the Korean War. She talks about life in the Army, serving as a Registered Nurse and living in England. Curry also talks about meeting her husband and the troubles they went though to stay together during her time in the Army.This oral history interview...
Dates: 2002-01-25

Durgin, Dolores M., 1922-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1943 - 2002.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1691
Overview The Dolores M. Durgin collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Durgin and Daardi Sizemore in 2002. At age 20 Durgin enlisted into the WAVES Navy Air Corp and served during World War II. She traveled around the United States during her 3 years in the service, working as an Aviation Machinist. In her interview she talks about her work, working with the men and how she met her husband in the service. Durgin also describes in detail her...
Dates: 2002-01

Eustis, Shirley A., 1936-. Oral History Interview, 2002.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1692
Overview The Shirley A. Eustis collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Eustis and Daardi Sizemore in 2002. Eustis served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. She talks about her military life in the U.S. and Wales. She also talks about the people she met and the friends she made. Eustis discusses her life after the war and her work with the American Legion and women’s Auxiliary. This oral history interview was...
Dates: 2002-01

Harrison, Ellen D., 1927-2016. Oral History Interview, 2003.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1693
Overview The Ellen D. Harrison collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Harrison and Daardi Sizemore in 2003. It is a short interview with Harrison talking about the Cadet Nurses Corp. and the schooling she had to go through. Harrison joined the Cadet Nurses Corps in 1945, but did not serve in the military.This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project conducted by the...
Dates: 2003-10

Heimark, John, 1922-2016. Oral History Interview and Collection, Undated-2004.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1720
Overview The Heimark collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Dr. John Heimark and Mickey Thao in 2004. In this interview, Heimark talks about his time spent in the United States Navy. He served on the USS Schroeder during World War II as a Lieutenant. During the interview, Heimark talks about his time in the Naval Academy, life on board a destroyer, and life after the service. The collection also includes a history of the USS Schroeder as...
Dates: 2004-02-20