The Resource John H. Caster oral history

John H. Caster oral history

Label
John H. Caster oral history, 1993-1995
Title
John H. Caster oral history
Inclusive dates
1993-1995
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains two interviews recorded on two audiocassettes: 1. Provides information and personal observations about Caster's experiences with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II (January 11, 1993) -- 2. Contains comments about the Vail Ski Trooper statue project (May 23, 1995)
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
John H. Caster was born in Ill. in 1923. He enlisted in the Army on March 3, 1943 at Fort Sheridan, Ill. and joined the 10th Mountain Division. He served with the 86th Infantry Regiment assigned at various times to Companies A, F, G and the Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion. Caster trained with the Division at Camp Hale, Colo., Camp Swift Tex. and in Italy. Following the war, Caster returned to Camp Carson, Colo. During the Italian Campaign, Caster received the Bronze Star Medal for his actions during the Appenines and Po River Campaigns in Spring 1945.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1923-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caster, John H.
Date time place
Recorded on January 11, 1993 and May 23, 1995
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Unknown
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Caster, John H
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
John H. Caster oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2838
Instantiates
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape
Extent
  • 2 audiocassettes
  • 3 MP3 audio files (121MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Mary Tommaney;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • 3 3/4 ips, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898743361
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743361
  • 1315033
Label
John H. Caster oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2838
Production
Note
This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
1 PDF file
Carrier category
  • audiocassette
  • other
  • sheet
Carrier category code
  • ss
  • sz
  • nb
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • spoken word
  • text
Content type code
  • spw
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape
Extent
  • 2 audiocassettes
  • 3 MP3 audio files (121MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Mary Tommaney;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • 3 3/4 ips, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)898743361
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743361
  • 1315033

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