Melvin Lewis, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 16, 2001: Saving the legacy tape no. 402 and 403

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Title Melvin Lewis, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 16, 2001: Saving the legacy tape no. 402 and 403
Alternative Title Melvin Lewis, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Lewis, Melvin, 1917-2010
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2001-07-16
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 Pakistan; South Pacific; Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands; Guam; Shasta County, California, United States
Subject Lewis, Melvin, 1917-2010--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography
Keywords Flight instructors; Army Air Corps
Description Transcript (77 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Mel Lewis on July 16, 2001. This is from tape numbers 402 and 403 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Mel Lewis (b. 1917) grew up in Redding, California, and operated a private airstrip before enlisting in the Army Air Corps one day after Pearl Harbor. He flew with the 14th Air Force in Pakistan, the 5th A.F. in the South Pacific, and the 7th A.F in Saipan and Guam. He was also a flight instructor in Greenville, South Carolina. 77 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 77 pages
Language eng
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/s6bk3bkc
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Aerial--American
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2016-01-13
ID 1024582
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