Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center

 

Northwest Ohio Veterans Oral History Project

 

LH – 389

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

Address:  Rutherford House, 805 South Buchanan Street, Fremont, Ohio 43420

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

Address: 141 Cooper Street, Box 0215, Lindsey, Ohio 43442

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

Address: 16714 West Yeasting Road, Elmore, Ohio 43416

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

Address: 1000 Croghan Street, Apt. 204, Fremont, Ohio 43420

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

Address: 1604 Bark Lane Drive, Fremont, Ohio 43420

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

Address: 30255 Bates Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551

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

Address: 629 Ordway Avenue, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402

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

Address: Otterbein/Portage Valley, 20311 Pemberville Road, #104. Pemberville, Ohio 43450

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

Address: 16090 W. Toussaint Road, Graytown, Ohio 43432

Date of Military Service: 1951 - 1953

Branch of Military Service: U. S. Army