NORTHWEST OHIO VETERANS ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

Local History Collections

Collection ID: 285
Location: LH - 389, LH - 417

(Description ID: 595730)

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

Northwest Ohio Veterans Oral History Project

LH – 389, LH - 417

Introduction

Project Description

Scope and Content

Inventory

Introduction

 This ongoing collection was started in 2013 by the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center.

 

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to collect, preserve, and make accessible the personal recollections of American war veterans through personal narratives, correspondence and visual materials.  These veterans’ oral history interviews are completed by the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center – Manuscripts Division and are conducted at various locations around Northwest, Ohio.    A majority of these interviews have been digitized and posted online at:

Scope and Content

The veterans featured in this project served in the armed forces as early as World War II to the present day.  Each interview is in an individual folder and contains an oral interview, transcription, biographical/military data, photographs and letters (when available) depicting their military service.  The material has also been digitized onto an accompanying cd.

Inventory

  

Box One

 1. Charles A. Aldred  - World War II

Ac. 5837

Date of Interview:  October 24, 2013

Age:  85

Date of Military Service: 1943 - 1948

Branch of Service: Merchant Marines/Coast Guard/United States Navy

2. Richard H. Willer – World War II

Ac. 5840

Date of Interview:  December 19, 2013

Age: 88

Date of Military Service: 1943 - 1946

Branch of Service: United States Marine Corps

3. Marvin L. Haar – Viet Nam

Ac. 5845

Date of the Interview: February 27, 2014

Age: 66

Date of Military Service: 1967 - 1969

Branch of Service: United States Army

4. Glen Maddy

 

5. Raymond G. Grob – Korean War

Ac. 5847

Date of Interview: March 27, 2014

Age:84

Date of Military Service: Active Duty: 1951 – 1953; U.S. Navy Reserve, 1948 - 1953

Branch of Service: U.S. Navy

6. Harry C. Heyman – World War II

Ac. 5848

Date of Interview: April 3, 2014

Age: 90

Date of Military Service: 1942 – 1945

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

7. William R. Williams – Korean War

Ac. 5850

Date of Interview: April 25, 2014

Age: 86

Date of Military Service: 1951 – 1954

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Navy

8. George W. Lambroff – World War II

Ac. 5851

Date of Interview: May 6, 2014

Age: 90

Date of Military Service: 1942 – 1946

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army

9. Donald C. Dugan – World War II

Ac. 5853

Date of Interview: May 15, 2014

Age: 90

Date of Military Service: World War II

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army

10. Marvin J. Gackstetter – Korean War

Ac. 5854

Date of Interview: May 23, 2014

Age: 84

Date of Military Service: 1951 - 1953

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army

11.Edward J. Eberly – Korean War

Ac. 5855

Date of Interview: May 29, 2014

Age: 84

Date of Military Service: 1951 – 1954

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army

12. Pauline M. Eberly – Korean War

Ac. 5860

Date of Interview: June 5, 2014

Age: 85

Date of Military Service: 1949 – 1952

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army (WAC)

Box Two

1.Leonard J. Dentinger

Ac. 5862

Date of Interview: June 16, 2014

Age: 88

Date of Military Service: 1944 – 1946

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army

 

2.  Gene R. Ross

Ac.5863

Date of Interview: June 26, 2014

Age: 88

Date of Military Service: 1951 – 1954

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army

3. Carl D. Cooley

Ac. 5864

Date of Interview: July 3, 2014
Age: 89

Date of Military Service: 1943 – 1946
Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army

4. Walter E. Auxter

Ac. 5882

Date of Interview: July 10, 2014

Age:95

Address: 214 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio 43410
Date of Military Service: 1942 – 1945
Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army

5. Marvin R. Hohman

Ac. 5882
Age: 67

Date of Interview: July 18, 2014

Date of Military Service: 1967 - 1969

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army

6. Dorothy H. Kuzma

Ac. 5884

Date of Interview: July 17, 2014
Age: 65
Date of Military Service: 1972 – 1975, 1978 – 1982

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army (WAC)

7.  James P. Vaughn

Ac.5887

Date of Interview: July 22, 2014
Age: 92
Date of Military Service: 1943 – 1973
Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army, U. S. Air Force

 

LH - 417

Box 1

1.  Richard J. Speir

Ac.5951

Date of Interview:  October 2, 2014

Age:  88

Date of Military Service:  1944 - 1946

Branch of Military Service:  United States Navy

 

2.  Charles C. Willer

Ac.5958

Date of Interview:  October 9, 2014

Age:  81

Date of Military Service:  1954 - 1956

Branch of Military Service:  United States Army

 

3. James A. Morley

Ac.5964

Date of Interview:  July 23, 2015

Age:  79

Date of Military Service:  1955 - 1959

Branch of Military Service:  United States Navy

 

4.  Steven Marvicsin

Ac.5967

Date of Interview:  November 13, 2014

Age:  91

Date of Military Service: 1943 - 1946

Branch of Military Service:  United States Air Force