Ray H. Church, Ogden, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, June 12, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 39

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Title Ray H. Church, Ogden, Utah: an interview by Winston P. Erickson, June 12, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 39
Alternative Title Ray H. Church, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Church, Ray H., 1920-2013
Contributor Erickson, Winston P., 1943-; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2000-06-12
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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 Delta, Millard County, Utah, United States; Guam; Japan
Subject Church, Ray H., 1920-2013--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Japan; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, American
Keywords Marines; Prisoners of war; Tanagawa; Death camp; Osaka
Description Transcript (32 pages) of an interview by Winston P. Erickson with Ray H. Church on June 12, 2001. This is from tape number 39 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Ray Church (b. 1920) recalls his childhood in Depression-era Delta, Utah. After two and a half years at Dixie College, he found himself without funds and joined the Marines. He was posted to Guam in 1941 and attached to the military government. He was taken prisoner in December, shortly after Pearl Harbor. Church describes his time as a prisoner of war in Tanagawa, known as the "death camp," and in Osaka. 32 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 32 pages
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
Metadata Cataloger Cedar Gonzalez; Anna Neatrour; 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/s6sf4vft
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Prisoners of war; Concentration camps
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1020845
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sf4vft
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