Rollo Fullmer, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, March 14, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 1

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Title Rollo Fullmer, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, March 14, 2000: Saving the legacy tape no. 1
Alternative Title Rollo Fullmer, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Fullmer, Rollo, 1918-2011
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2000-03-14
Date Digital 2015-09-16
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Spatial Coverage Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, United States; New Caledonia; Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia, United States
Subject Fullmer, Rollo, 1918-2011--Interviews; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American; Military engineers--Biography; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945--Death and burial
Keywords 115th Combat Engineers, 40th Division; 353rd Combat Engineers; San Luis Obispo; Camp White; New Caledonia
Description Transcript (40 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Rollo Fullmer on March 14, 2000. This is from tape number 1 in the "Saving the Legacy Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Rollow Fullmer (b. 1918) tells of his youth in Circleville, Utah, recalling his father's death in 1926 and the subsequent hardships suffered by the family. He joined the National Guard in 1941 and was placed in a medical unit with the 115th Combat Engineers of the 40th Division. He took his basic training at Camp San Luis Obispo before being transferred to Camp White, Oregon, with the 353rd Engineers. Fullmer describes his trip overseas on the to New Caledonia, where his unit was assigned to construction tasks. He was accepted into OCS at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, where his unit participated in the color guard at President Franklin D. Roosevelt's funeral. He was discharged as a sergeant in November 1945. 40 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 40 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/s62r5qxd
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military engineers
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2015-11-19
Date Modified 2015-11-19
ID 1026361
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s62r5qxd
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