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W. Dean Whitaker oral history interview (OH-01965)

Abstract

Oral history interview with William Dean Whitaker conducted by Claytee D. White on April 05, 2010 for the Boyer Las Vegas Early History Project. Whitaker discusses being a member of the 398th Bomb Group during World War II and being captured by the Germans. He also discusses living in a suburb of Los Angeles, California then moving to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1990.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
2010 April 05
Extent
17 digital_files (0.147 GB) MP3, JPG, PDF
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Collection is open for research. Where use copies do not exist, production of use copies is required before access will be granted; this may delay research requests. Advanced notice is required.

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Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with William Dean Whitaker conducted by Claytee D. White on April 05, 2010 for the Boyer Las Vegas Early History Project. Whitaker discusses being a member of the 398th Bomb Group during World War II and being captured by the Germans. He also discusses living in a suburb of Los Angeles, California then moving to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1990. Digital audio, transcript, and photographs available.

Existence and Location of Copies

A bound transcript is available for use in UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives: CT247 .W457 2007

Preferred Citation

W. Dean Whitaker oral history interview, 2010 April 05. OH-01965. [Cite format consulted: Audio recording or Transcript.] Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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US::NvLN::OH01965
Immediate Source of Acquisition

This interview was conducted and transcribed by the Oral History Research Center (OHRC) which is part of the UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Division.

Processing Information

Interview materials were processed by UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives in 2018. Nia Banks wrote the collection description. Access copies were created for born-digital audio and/or transcript files.

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