Barbara Greenlee Toomer, West Valley City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, February 25, 2006: Saving the legacy tape no. 756

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Title Barbara Greenlee Toomer, West Valley City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, February 25, 2006: Saving the legacy tape no. 756
Alternative Title Barbara Greenlee Toomer, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Toomer, Barbara Greenlee, 1929-
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2006-02-25
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States; Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Toomer, Barbara Greenlee, 1929- --Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; United States--Army Nurse Corps
Keywords Girl Scouts; Nurses; Polio; Activists
Description Transcript (43 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Barbara Toomer on February 25, 2006. This is from tape number 756 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Barbara Toomer (b. 1929) was born in Pasadena, California. She received her RN in 1952 from St. Joseph's College of Nursing in San Francisco, California. She joined the Army in 1953 and took basic training at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. She served at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, until her discharge in 1955. She contracted polio in 1956 and has been confined to a wheelchair since that time. She is a successful activist, petitioning for the rights of the disabled. 43 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 43 pages
Language eng
Scanning Technician Mazi Rakhsha
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/s6j985pn
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); United States. Army Nurse Corps
Setname uum_slohp
ID 1022466
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