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Title William Smith, Bountiful, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 15, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 684
Alternative Title William Smith, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Smith, William, 1919-2013
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-07-15
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Hawaii; Campo, San Diego County, California; United States
Subject Smith, William, 1919-2013--Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Bookkeeping; Financial disbursement
Description Transcript (36 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with William Lester Smith on July 15, 2004. From tape number 684 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Smith (b. 1919) was born in Graybull, Wyoming. He discusses his childhood, family, schooling, jobs and the Depression. He joined the Army in September 1939, received training on Angel Island near San Francisco, California, and was later shipped to Hawaii. He first worked in the chemical warfare office before taking assignment in the finance office, where he was working when Pearl Harbor was bombed. He attended Officer Candidate School in Indianapolis, Indiana, and was subsequently assigned to Camp Lockett, California, in disbursement, until he was discharged in September 1945. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 36 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 36 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
ARK ark:/87278/s6z05b7c
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Pearl Harbor, Attack on (Hawaii : 1941)
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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1028484
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Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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