Oral History Interview with Johney L. Harvey, November 30, 2001

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Interview with Johney L. Harvey, a radio operator on a cargo ship during the Korean War. Harvey responds to questions concerning his service such as why he joined the Navy, training on the ship, life aboard the ship, etc. He goes on to talk about his work for KTRH radio station in Houston and later DuPont.

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Flores, Jessica & Harvey, Johney L. November 30, 2001.

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Interview with Johney L. Harvey, a radio operator on a cargo ship during the Korean War. Harvey responds to questions concerning his service such as why he joined the Navy, training on the ship, life aboard the ship, etc. He goes on to talk about his work for KTRH radio station in Houston and later DuPont.

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Oral History Interview with Johney L. Harvey, November 30, 2001

Interview with Johney L. Harvey, a radio operator on a cargo ship during the Korean War. Harvey responds to questions concerning his service such as why he joined the Navy, training on the ship, life aboard the ship, etc. He goes on to talk about his work for KTRH radio station in Houston and later DuPont.

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  • November 30, 2001

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Flores, Jessica & Harvey, Johney L. Oral History Interview with Johney L. Harvey, November 30, 2001, audio recording, November 30, 2001; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth845272/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lee College.