Donald H. Mabey, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 19, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 687

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Title Donald H. Mabey, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Becky B. Lloyd, July 19, 2004: Saving the Legacy tape no. 687
Alternative Title Donald H. Mabey, Saving the legacy: an oral history of Utah's World War II veterans, ACCN 2070, American West Center, University of Utah
Creator Mabey, Donald H., 1922-
Contributor Lloyd, Becky B.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 2004-07-19
Date Digital 2015-12-16
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Spatial Coverage Los Alamos, Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States
Subject Mabey, Donald H., 1922- --Interviews; Veterans--United States--Biography; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Los Alamos National Laboratory--History
Keywords Great Depression; Manhattan Project; Atomic bomb; Christensen Diamond Products
Description Transcript (46 pages) of an interview by Becky B. Lloyd with Donald H. Mabey on July 19, 2004. From tape number 687 in the "Saving the Legacy" Oral History Project
Collection Number and Name Accn2070, Saving the Legacy oral history project, 2001-2010
Abstract Mr. Mabey was born on May 26, 1922, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He discusses his family life, the Depression, schooling and work before the war. He joined the Army in early 1943 and took basic training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He received sealed orders to report to Los Alamos, New Mexico, where he worked in the machine shop until he sustained an injury. During recuperation, he drove a vehicle for Major DeSliva, head of security at Los Alamos. Describes his experiences while there. Discharged near the end of 1945. Mr. Mabey worked for Christensen Diamond Products Company in Salt Lake City in engineering research and development for 42 years. Interviewed by Becky Lloyd. 46 pages.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 46 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/s62z37kf
Topic Personal narratives--American; Veterans; World War (1939-1945); Los Alamos National Laboratory
Setname uum_slohp
Date Created 2016-04-01
Date Modified 2016-04-01
ID 1033157
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