Interview with Rose Stephens Bradfield, Downwinders of Utah Archive, June 25, 2019

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Title Interview with Rose Stephens Bradfield, Downwinders of Utah Archive, June 25, 2019
Creator Bradfield, Rose Stephens
Contributor Sorensen, Justin
Date 2019-06-25
Subject Nuclear weapons Testing; Nuclear weapons--United States--Testing; Nuclear weapons testing victims; Nuclear weapons--United States--Testing; Radioactive fallout
Description Transcript (10 pages) of an interview conducted by Justin Sorensen with Rose Stephens Bradfield in Tooele, Utah on June 25, 2019. Bradfield discusses her experiences with her family living in southern Utah and Pioche, Nevada. She discusses viewing the tests with her elementary school classmates during the school day. Her family moved to Cedar City when she was in high school. She discusses how she and her friends developed cancer at the same time. She recounts her experiences with breast cancer and getting compensation for being a Downwinder. Many members of her extended family have thyroid issues. She also shares her feelings about World War II and 9-11 first responders with issues of seeking government compensation for health issues.
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Extent 10 pages
Language eng
Rights http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Is Part of Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
ARK ark:/87278/s67707ft
Setname uum_dua
Date Created 2019-10-24
Date Modified 2019-10-24
ID 1470944
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67707ft
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