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Peik, David M., 1943-. Oral History Interview, 2003.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1704

Overview

The David M. Peik collection consists of two audiocassettes and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Peik and Brian Kramer in 2003. In the interview Peik discusses several aspects of his life, such as his pre-war home life, time in the Navy, and what it was like returning to the United States after being in Vietnam.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato. This interview was a component of Honors 450: South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project.

Dates

  • 2003-01

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Biographical / Historical

David M. Peik was born and raised in Albert Lea, MN on June 6th, 1943. He attended college at the University of Minnesota for one year before enlisting in the Navy. After basic training, David became a Navy Corpsman and served a term in Vietnam with the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade. David has been awarded two Purple Hearts for his actions in Vietnam. After David got out of the Navy, he returned to Minnesota and a nurse working in the nursery. Mr. Peik is now retired and resides in Mankato, MN.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

David M. Peik donated this collection in April 2003.

Creator

Title
Peik, David M., 1943-. Oral History Interview, 2003.
Status
Completed
Author
Brittney Andringa processed this collection
Date
2003-11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Contact:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US
507-389-1029