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Title Blandina Tuero, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, June 18, 2002: Saving the Legacy tape no. 568
Alternative Title Blandina Tuero, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Tuero, Blandina, 1921-2009
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2002-06-18
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 Camp White, Jackson County, Oregon, United States; California, United States
Subject Tuero, Blandina, 1921-2009--Interviews; Veterans--Utah--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Women--United States--Biography; United States--Army--Women's Army Auxiliary Corps; Prisoners of war--United States; Prisoners of war--Germany; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, American
Keywords WACs; Cooks; Military hospitals; POW camps
Description Transcript (28 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Blandina Tuero, on June 18, 2002. From tape number 568 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Ms. Teuro (b. 1921) grew up in Hartshorne, Oklahoma. She joined the WACs in March 1943 and moved to Des Moines for basic training. She received additional training there in the cooks and bakers school. She was assigned to Camp White in Oregon, which was a training camp and also the site of a German POW camp. She describes her experiences there. In mid-1945, Teuro was transferred to the Presidio in San Francisco, and then to Fort Baker, a nearby hospital, in 1946. After being discharged, Ms. Tuero worked as a cook for the Granite School District before retiring at age 71. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 28 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 28 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
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Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); United States. Army. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps; Prisoners of war
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