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Wind, Water, and Quake

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "Wind, Water, and Quake" recorded during the 1977 Oral History Association Colloquium in San Diego, California.
Date: October 23, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Reliability of Memory

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "Reliability of Memory" given during the 1977 Oral History Association Colloquium in San Diego, California.
Date: October 22, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Tale of Two Cities

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "Tale of Two Cities" given during the 1977 San Diego Colloquium in San Diego, California. The cities mentioned in the talk are Houston, Texas and Phoenix, Arizona.
Date: October 21, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Oral History Workshop]

Description: Sound recording of an oral history workshop in San Diego, California.
Date: October 20, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Why of Oral History

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "The Why of Oral History" given during an oral history workshop in San Diego, California. Research for the talk was done by Manfred Waserman, teaching by Gwendolyn Safier, and preservation by Kenneth W. Rock.
Date: October 20, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Philanthropic Foundations

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "Philanthropic Foundations" recorded during the 1977 Oral History Association Colloquium in San Diego, California.
Date: October 22, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History in Hawaii

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "Oral History in Hawaii" given during the 1977 Oral History Association Colloquium in San Diego, California.
Date: October 23, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Latin American Oral History

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "Latin American Oral History" given during the 1977 Oral History Association Colloquium in San Diego, California.
Date: October 21, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Interviewing Techniques

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "Interviewing Techniques" given during the 1977 Oral History Association Colloquium in San Diego, California. The talk is specifically about techniques of mass media interviewing.
Date: October 22, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Funding Oral History

Description: Sound recording of talk titled "Funding Oral History" given during the 1977 Oral History Association given by Willa K. Baum and Thomas Charlton in San Diego, California.
Date: October 21, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

History From the Bottom Up

Description: Sound recording of a talk at the 1977 Oral History Association Colloquium in San Diego titled "History From the Bottom Up".
Date: October 22, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Film History

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "Reel-on-Reel Film History" given at the 1977 Oral History Association Colloquium in San Diego, California.
Date: October 22, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

San Diego Workshop Welcome

Description: Sound recording of Wyatt and Schultz giving a welcome speech during an Oral History Association Workshop in San Diego, California.
Date: October 20, 1977
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Arthur Oviedo, April 16, 2001

Description: Interview with Arthur Oviedo, a seaman in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. He describes his time in the military and his experiences overseas.
Date: April 16, 2001
Creator: Flores, Jessica & Oviedo, Arthur
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with John Bounds, April 12, 2001

Description: Interview with John Bounds, a U.S. Navy Seal veteran from McGregor, Texas who served in the Vietnam War. Bounds describes his time in boot camp in San Diego and experiences in Vietnam. He also shares his opinions on the war and the state of things at home in the United States.
Date: April 12, 2001
Creator: Tiebaso, Miguel & Bounds, John
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Raymond D. Carter, April 26, 2002

Description: Interview with Raymond D. Carter, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War who served as a bosun's mate on LSTs. Carter describes his experiences in basic training and his impressions of the war.
Date: April 26, 2002
Creator: Bottoms, Aaron & Carter, Raymond D.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with James William Harrison, January 27, 2005

Description: Interview with James William "Bill" Harrison, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He explains how he joined the navy in San Diego without going to boot camp. He worked on an oil tanker that shipped out to Pearl Harbor a month after the attack there and transported fuel out of San Diego to various ships at sea. He was then transfered to Admiral Nimitz's public relations department. There he and two others wrote stories about the action in the Pacific theater, particularly about the Battle of Midway. They also contributed to a radio show and worked with the national press corps. He then worked at the Naval Air Station in Seattle before traveling to Hilo, Hawaii to meet with soldiers who had returned from Tarawa. In Texas, he attended officer training school and college at Southwestern University. After the war ended, he studied at the University of Texas and University of Oklahoma for law school. He recalls an incident in which his office released a story about a cat that had kittens on board a cruiser; they reported this good news from the Pacific prior to the Battle of Midway. He also met Admirals Nimitz and Byrd, typed up a letter for Elliott Roosevelt to his father (without knowing at the time that he was President Roosevelt's son), and received a ride from shipbuilder and Kaiser Permanente founder Henry J. Kaiser while hitchhiking during leave.
Date: January 27, 2005
Creator: Parish, Brainerd & Harrison, James William
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with L. B. Blackmon, April 10, 2007

Description: Interview with L. B. Blackmon, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. He discusses boot camp in San Diego, his assignment to Pearl Harbor, and his experiences during the attack. He later trained cadets in Corpus Christi.
Date: April 10, 2007
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Blackmon, L. B.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with James Phinney, July 15, 2010

Description: Interview with James (Jim) Phinney, an aircraft electrician for the U. S. Navy during Wold War II. He discusses joining the Navy, going through boot camp and becoming an aircraft electrician. He was assigned to the USS Lexington but abandoned ship after it was hit by a torpedo. He was rescued and was then sent to San Diego to be reassigned to the USS Enterprise. He mentions being at Guadalcanal and later aboard a sub-chaser. The crew crossed the Equator and consequently participated in an initiation ceremony, during which time Admiral Halsey was nearly shot by one of the ship's pilots who forgot to lock his gun. He also recalls some of the food he ate while at sea.
Date: July 15, 2010
Creator: Cox, Floyd; Phinney, James & O'Konski, Susan
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Antonio Amador, April 25, 2001

Description: Interview with Antonio Amador, a veteran who was wounded in action as a sniper with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. It includes a list of questions, which include a focus on Amador being shot and his experiences while serving and back at home.
Date: April 25, 2001
Creator: Amador, Y. & Amador, Antonio
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with E. G. Warren, April 10, 2001

Description: Interview with Warren, E.G., an electrician in the US Navy during WWII. He describes volunteering to join the military and life during his service.
Date: April 10, 2001
Creator: York, Ann Marie & Warren, E. G.
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Carl Peltier, March 4, 2001

Description: Interview with Carl Peltier, a U. S Marine during World War II. He begins by discussing his reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor. He then joined the Marines when he was old enough. He trained in San Diego before shipping out to Hawaii where he joined the 2nd Marine Division. Further training included heavy weapons and mortars. Later, he landed on Saipan and describes his small arms and rations. He witnessed General Simon Buckner getting killed on Okinawa. He was later wounded on Okinawa. After the war ended, Peltier served in the Pentagon during the Korean War.
Date: March 4, 2001
Creator: Nichols, Chuck & Peltier, Carl
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Arwin Bowden, March 9, 2000

Description: Interview with Arwin Bowden, a marine during World War II. He begins by discussing his training in San Diego and New Zealand before the Battle of Tarawa. He describes being wounded in the battle, the casualties he saw, and being shipped back to Pearl Harbor for treatment before joining the battle of Saipan. He describes ancedotes about Japanese killing themselves rather than surrendering, eating food from a garden watered from rainwater running down from outhouses, the wages he made, and the time he had leave.
Date: March 9, 2000
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Bowden, Arwin J.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Cleatus A. LeBow, May 2, 2006

Description: Interview with Cleatus A. LeBow, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. LeBow joined the navy in 1943 and went from Lubbock, Texas to San Diego for recruit training. He shipped out to Pearl Harbor aboard an LST from San Francisco. At Pearl Harbor, he was assigned to a work detail aboard the USS Oklahoma, which had just been righted. Shortly thereafter, he boarded the USS Indianapolis to serve as a range finder operator on one of the gun turrets. Upon leaving Hawaii, the Indianapolis went to Tarawa and then the Marshall Islands. LeBow witnessed Japanese civilian suicides on Saipan. He also witnessed the flag-raising on Iwo Jima from his range finder position aboard the ship. LeBow describes being hit by a kamikaze off Okinawa. He also discusses delivering atomic bomb components to Tinian and being torpedoed on the way to the Philippines. He describes abandoning the ship and spending five days in the water, including his faith in God, hallucinations, rescue, and his recovery.
Date: May 2, 2006
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Lebow, Cleatus A.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation