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Title Allen R. Ervin, Roy, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, August 4, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 694
Alternative Title Allen R. Ervin, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Ervin, Allen R., 1923-
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-08-04
Date Digital 2015-12-16
Access Rights I acknowledge and agree that all information I obtain as a result of accessing any oral history provided by the University of Utah's Marriott Library shall be used only for historical or scholarly or academic research purposes, and not for commercial purposes. I understand that any other use of the materials is not authorized by the University of Utah and may exceed the scope of permission granted to the University of Utah by the interviewer or interviewee. I may request permission for other uses, in writing to Special Collections at the Marriott Library, which the University of Utah may choose grant, in its sole discretion. I agree to defend, indemnify and hold the University of Utah and its Marriott Library harmless for and against any actions or claims that relate to my improper use of materials provided by the University of Utah.
Spatial Coverage England, United Kingdom; France; Belgium
Subject Ervin, Allen R., 1923- --Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe, Northern--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy--Personal narratives, American; Mormon converts--Biography
Keywords Civilian Conservation Corps; CCC; D-Day
Description Transcript (59 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Allen R. Ervin on August 4, 2004. From tape number 694 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Ervin (b. 1923) was born in Port Arthur, Canada, and moved to Wisconsin as a young child. After high school he was employed in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) until he entered the Navy in February 1943. He worked as a mechanic assigned to a LCVP prior to being assigned to a SLT 54. Ervin participated in the invasion of France on a LCVP crew delivering trucks and picking up prisoners and wounded soldiers. He was discharged in February 1946 at the rank of 1st Class Petty Officer. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 59 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 59 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Matt Brunsvik; Jeremy Myntti; Ken Rockwell
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
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Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Naval--American; Mormon converts
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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1029681
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