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Culture Seminar

Description: Sound recording of Richard B. Allen and Jack Hurley speaking during the 6th annual colloquium in New Orleans during a culture seminar.
Date: 197u
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Culture Seminar]

Description: Sound recording of Richard B. Allen and Jack Hurley giving talks during the 6th Annual Oral History Association Colloquium.
Date: 1971
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Warren Lee Miller, July 19, 2002

Description: Interview with Warren Lee Miller, a communications expert for the US Coast Guard in the Vietnam War. He answers questions about joining the military and life in the Port of New Orleans.
Date: July 19, 2002
Creator: Collins, Kim & Miller, Warren Lee
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Kenneth Larry Clemmons, April 23, 2004

Description: Interview with Kenneth Larry Clemmons, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War from Houston, Texas. Clemmons describes his time in basic training and experiences in Vietnam, including seeing Bob Hope and how he was treated upon returning to the United States.
Date: April 23, 2004
Creator: Nawaz, Muhammad & Clemmons, Kenneth Larry
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with John Andrews, March 26, 2004

Description: Interview with John Andrews, a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps from Kentwood, Louisiana. It includes a list of questions regarding Andrews's training and service in World War II as a B-29 command pilot and flight instructor throughout the United States.
Date: March 26, 2004
Creator: Coy, Larisa L. & Andrews, John
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with John David Burgess, April 28, 2002

Description: Interview with John David Burgess, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief with the 196th Infantry Brigade from Baytown, Texas. Burgess describes his experiences during the war and what a typical day was like while in Vietnam. He also speaks about an incident where the plane he was flying was shot down by enemy fire.
Date: April 28, 2002
Creator: Eakin, Elizabeth & Burgess, John David
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Gene Buehring, April 29, 2001

Description: Interview with Gene Buehring, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served in Vietnam and was wounded in action. Buehring describes what every day life was like in the service and his experiences upon returning home. He also talks about meeting Bob Hope and the two times he was injured on duty.
Date: April 29, 2001
Creator: Reitmeier, Sara & Buehring, Gene
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Donald Burnitt, March 30, 2002

Description: Interview with Donald Burnitt, a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Purple Heart. Burnitt describes his experiences in the war, including the many combat engagements he was part of and when he was wounded in action when his helicopter crashed. He was also awarded the Silver Star and Bronze Star.
Date: March 30, 2002
Creator: Smith, Tonya & Burnitt, Donald
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Hazael R. Olivares, March 29, 2003

Description: Interview with Hazael R. Olivares, a serviceman in the U. S. Navy during World War II. Olivares dropped out of high school and decided to join the U. S. Navy after hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor. He took his 16-week basic training course at Great Lakes in Illinois where he learned how to fire various guns and recognize aircraft. After basic training, he was assigned to Algiers, Louisiana where he learned how to weld. Aboard the USS Bordelon (DD-881), he served as a Ship Fitter in the damage control department. After WWII, he remained in the reserves and was called up for duty in Korea. He served aboard the USS Sitkoh Bay (CVE-86). After Korea, he worked as a civilian for the Army Corps of Engineers as an oiler on a dredge. He then served in the Merchant Marines, hauling refined petroleum products from South America to North America. He also discusses going to French Indochina (Vietnam) and traveling up the Saigon River in a merchant vessel.
Date: March 29, 2003
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Olivares, Hazael R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Jerell E. Crow, August 24, 2002

Description: Interview with Jerell E. Crow. He entered the Coast Guard in 1940 and trained in Florida and New York City. He served aboard a Landing Ship, Tank (LST) when those ships were first introduced. He traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the Neville Island Shipyard operated by the Dravo Corporation as part of a crew that brought an LST down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. From there, the crew practiced operations at Biloxi, Mississippi. Eventually, Crow travelled to San Diego aboard the LST through the Panama Canal. From there, he went to Guadalcanal and unloaded tanks. Eventually, his ship was hit at Saipan and he was wounded. He also served aboard an LST during the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Afterwards, Crow's LST was present in Tokyo Bay for the surrender. He visited Hiroshima while on occupation duty after the atomic bomb was dropped. Eventually, his LST made its way back to San Francisco where he was discharged.
Date: August 24, 2002
Creator: Rabalais, Larry & Crow, Jerell E.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation