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Ed Shore Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3367

G. Kurt Piehler and Shelley Stafford conducted this interview with Vietnam veteran Ed Shore in Louisville, Tennessee on April 17, 2009. In it, Shore discusses his service with the Marine Corps in Vietnam as well as his impoverished childhood in eastern Tennessee and his experiences as a student at the University of Tennessee.

Dates

  • 2001 April 17

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

G. Kurt Piehler and Shelley Stafford conducted this interview with Vietnam veteran Ed Shore in Louisville, Tennessee on April 17, 2009. In it, Shore discusses his service with the Marine Corps in Vietnam as well as his impoverished childhood in eastern Tennessee and his experiences as a student at the University of Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ed Shore was born in western Virginia and moved to Maryville, Tennessee with his family in 1949. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1966 and went on to join the Marine Corps. He completed OCS at Quantico, Virginia and served with the 1st Battalion of the 5th Marine Regiment and with the 1st Battalion of the 27th Marine Regiment in Vietnam. After being wounded on June 15, 1968, Shore worked as an agricultural advisor until he returned home in March of 1969. After leaving the Marines in 1970, he worked as a sales manager for the Upjohn Corporation before starting a construction company in Maryville, Tennessee in 1976.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This interview was donated to Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480