The Resource Cruz F. Rios papers

Cruz F. Rios papers

Label
Cruz F. Rios papers, 2001-2005
Title
Cruz F. Rios papers
Inclusive dates
2001-2005
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contents: AVBox 6 contains 2 videodiscs (DVDs) titled: A Promise Kept and The Real Hero; the DVDs document Rios discussing his service in Italy with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II; Envelope 1 contains transcript of videodiscs, correspondence
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Cruz F. Rios was born in Colton, Calif. on December 15, 1918 and enlisted in the Army on February 15, 1943 at Fresno, Calif. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried, had completed two years of high school and working as a miner. Rios joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. where he was assigned to Company K of the 87th Infantry Regiment. He also served at Fort Ord, Calif.; Kiska, Alaska; Camp Carson, Colo.; Camp Swift, Tex. and in Italy. During combat operations in the Apennines and Po River Campaigns, Rios received the Bronze Star Medal for his actions in Spring 1945. He attained the rank of Private First Class and also received the Good Conduct, Asiatic Pacific, and European Theater Medals, as well as the Combat Infantryman's Badge. Rios died on May 25, 2016 in Fresno, Calif.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1918-2016
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rios, Cruz F.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rios, Cruz F., 1918-2016
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Label
Cruz F. Rios papers
Instantiates
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope (5 items), 2 videodiscs
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Val Rios;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62874492
  • (OCoLC)ocm62874492
  • (OCoLC)617636
Label
Cruz F. Rios papers
Production
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
other
Content type code
xxx
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 envelope (5 items), 2 videodiscs
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Val Rios;
Media category
other
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62874492
  • (OCoLC)ocm62874492
  • (OCoLC)617636

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