Kenneth W. Baldridge, Pleasant Grove, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, April 30, 2005: Saving the Legacy tape no. 723

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Title Kenneth W. Baldridge, Pleasant Grove, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, April 30, 2005: Saving the Legacy tape no. 723
Alternative Title Kenneth W. Baldridge, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Baldridge, Kenneth W., 1926-
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2005-04-30
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States
Subject Baldridge, Kenneth W., 1926- --Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
Keywords Great Depression; Aircraft Warning System; Naval Reserve; V12; Signalmen
Description Transcript (39 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Kenneth W. Baldridge on April 30, 2005. From tape number 723 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Baldridge (b. 1926) was born in Modesto, California and describes growing up in the Depression. He joined the Aircraft Warning System of the Ground Observers Corps prior to enlisting in the Navy in December of 1943. He attended the College of the Pacific and University of California at Berkeley in the Naval ROTC program. He was sent to Great Lakes Naval Training Center for boot camp, then attended signal school. He was assigned to the USS Rendova, a CVE-114 based in San Diego as a training vessel. Discharged in 1946, Baldridge stayed in the reserves for eight years. His civilian career was as a professor of history. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 39 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 39 pages
Language eng
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/s6qr705h
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Military operations, Naval--American
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1027949
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