The Resource Paul R. Lafferty and John Skillern oral history

Paul R. Lafferty and John Skillern oral history

Label
Paul R. Lafferty and John Skillern oral history
Title
Paul R. Lafferty and John Skillern oral history
Contributor
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about the 10th Mountain Division: the origins of the 10th Mountain Division; Lafferty and Skillern discuss prominent people in early days of skiing and the origins of the Mountain Training Center (the first choice was actually Henry Lake, Wyo.). They also discuss testing of mountain equipment, clothing and rations; training other combat troops in rock climbing and mountaineering skills
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Paul R. Lafferty was born in Or. on August 17, 1910. He was married, had graduated from the University of Or. (1932) and working in his father's wholesale grocery business until enlisting in the U.S. Army after Pearl Habor. Laffery served as a Lt. Colonel with the 10th Mountain Division at Ft. Lewis, Calif., Camp Hale, Colo., and at Camp Swift, Tex. He was assigned to Company A 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Headquarters Company 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, and 10th Mountain Infantry Division, Headquarters Company. Lafferty died in Or. on January 13, 1992. -- John Skillern was born in Boise, Idaho on November 29, 1920 and enlisted in the Army on August 3, 1942 at Portland, Or. At the time of his enlistment, he was married, and had completed 4 years of college. Skillern joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo.and later served at Camp Swift, Tex., and in Italy. He was assigned to 10th Mountain Training Group, RECON squad, Company A and Services Company of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Skillern died on January 6, 2011 in Lane County, Or.
Cataloging source
DPL
Credits note
Interviewed by Barbara Walton
Date time place
Recorded circa 1987
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Walton, Barbara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lafferty, Paul R
  • Skillern, John
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Armed Forces
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Paul R. Lafferty and John Skillern oral history
Link
http://cdm16079.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2887
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 envelope
  • 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
Cumulative index finding aids
Typed notes available.
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape &
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette
  • 1 MP3 audio file (66MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown;
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)898743396
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743396
  • 1315040
Label
Paul R. Lafferty and John Skillern oral history
Link
http://cdm16079.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2887
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 envelope
  • 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
Cumulative index finding aids
Typed notes available.
Dimensions
7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape &
Extent
  • 1 audiocassette
  • 1 MP3 audio file (66MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown;
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)898743396
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743396
  • 1315040

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