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Title Ralph Wadley, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Joel Calderon, March 28, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape no. 376
Alternative Title Ralph Wadley, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Wadley, Ralph, 1920-2011
Contributor Calderon, Joel C.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-03-28
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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 Hawaii; Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands
Subject Wadley, Ralph--Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Military operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area--Personal narratives, American; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941--Personal narratives, American; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943--Personal narratives, American
Keywords Schofield Barracks; Pearl Harbor; Fiji; Malaria
Description Transcript (18 pages) of an interview by Joel Calderon with Ralph Wadley on March 28, 2002. From tape number 376 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Wadley was born in Fowler, Colorado. He enlisted in the army, and was shipped to Hawaii. He was there at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack, and discusses his experiences that day. He was part of the 25th Infantry Division and participated in the landings on Guadalcanal in January 1943. He contracted malaria and was sent to a hospital, first in the New Hebrides, then Winter General Hospital in Topeka, Kansas. He was discharged August 1943. Interviewed by Joel Calderon. 18 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 18 pages
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/
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/s6dv3mz0
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Pearl Harbor, Attack on (Hawaii : 1941); Guadalcanal, Battle of (Solomon Islands : 1942-1943)
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1026818
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6dv3mz0

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Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1026813
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6dv3mz0/1026813