NORTHWEST OHIO VETERANS ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

Local History Collections

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

(Description ID: 595730)

Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums

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

Date of Interview: July 18, 2014
Age: 67
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 One

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


LH-417 (Oversize)

ADDENDA
Ac.6022

EVAC (Engaging Veterans and Artist Collaboration) Exhibit Prints (15) 

1.    Veteran - Elton E. Mackin ; Artist - Anita Jung, "The Boy From Niagara" 

2.    Veteran - Richard H. Willer; Artist - Joseph Valasquez, "Semper Paratus"

3.    Veteran - Charles J. Molyet; Artist - Michael Weigman, "No Title" (NO PRINT)

4.    Veteran - George W. Lambroff; Artist - Anne Beresford, "I Was Nineteen"

5.    Veteran - Harry C. Heyman; Artist - John O'Donnell, "No Title" 

6.    Veteran - Leonard J. Dentinger; Artist - Kristen Flaherty, "For Leonard"

7.    Veteran - Raymond G. Grob; Artist - Eva Nikolova, "40 Words Per Minute"

8.    Veteran - Pauline M. (Slottoe) Eberly; Artist - Gilbert Gonzalez, "Polly"

9.    Veteran - Edward J. Eberly; Artist - Gilbert Gonzalez, "Joe"

10.  Veteran - William R. Williams; Artist - Liz Maughans, "Operation Main Brace"

11.  Veteran - James A. Morley; Artist - Jonpaul Smith, "Nautilus"

12.  Veteran - Marvin L. Haar; Artist - Neal Harrington, "Marvin's Story"

13.  Veteran - James G. Haar; Artist - Martin Azevedo, "Empty Handed"

14.  Veteran - Marvin R. Hohman (1); Artist - Barbara DuVal, "No Title"

15.  Veteran - Marvin R. Hohman (2); Artist - Barbara DuVal, "No Title"

16.  Veteran - Ernest Hopkins; Artist - Suzanne Chouteau, "United We Live"