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Oral history -- United States.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Romaine Audiotape Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3041
Abstract

This collection contains 46 audio tapes, primarily of interviews collected by Anne Romaine for her unfinished biography on Alex Haley. There are also some made by the Haley Museum, lectures given by Alex Haley, and interviews of Anne Romaine herself. Primarily, the interviews are conducted by Ms. Romaine with relatives, friends, and others, including George Haley, Rodnell Collins, Dr. C. Eric Lincoln, Fred Montgomery, and many others.

Dates: 1974, 1986, 1989, 1992-1994

Anne Romaine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2055
Abstract

Anne Romaine was the official biographer of Alex Haley. The collection contains her taped interviews on Haley and other research material she gathered for her never-completed biography.

Dates: 1986-1994

Ben Franklin Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3186
Abstract

This collection consists of three interview transcriptions with Ben Franklin on from 2004-2005 by G. Kurt Piehler, John B. Romeiser, and Braum Lincoln Denton. In the interviews, Franklin details his childhood in Knoxville, TN and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: 2004 October 20-2005 March 10

Dr. Milton Klein Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3011
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcription of an interview with Dr. Milton Klein, taken on April 10, 2003, for the Veteran's Oral History Project, Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Dates: 2003 April 10

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3782
Abstract

This collection contains oral histories about the Great Smoky Mountains National Park through interviews of people who lived in the area in the early twentieth century. These interviews were conducted by students from the University of Tennessee in Anthropology and Appalachian Folklore classes.

Dates: 1980s-2000s

James J. Akins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0106
Abstract

Transcription of an oral history conducted with James J. Akins, who served as a pilot during World War II in the European theater. Akins was captured by German forces in 1944 and held for almost a year as a prisoner of war. During his service, he performed in several important raids on German forces. In his interview, he dictates experiences from before, during, and after the war.

Dates: 1993 September 20

John H. Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0111
Abstract

This collection includes two maps of the China-Burma-India theater, headquarters documents, membership records of John H. Allen, a World War II soldier. Also included is Allen's journal of places and connected events and an interview transcript of Allen detailing his time serving in WWII.

Dates: 1941-1946, 1980, 1993, undated

World War II Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0056
Abstract

This collection includes recorded interviews with World War II veterans. In addition to their wartime experiences, veterans are asked about their upbringing, their lives before entering the service, and their attempts to readjust to civilian life after discharge. Information regarding theatre, branch and interviewer have been included when available. Transcripts are available for some interviews.

Dates: 1984 April 22-2011 November 22, undated