The Resource Pete Seibert and Bob Parker oral history

Pete Seibert and Bob Parker oral history

Label
Pete Seibert and Bob Parker oral history
Title
Pete Seibert and Bob Parker oral history
Contributor
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The interview provides information and personal observations about the Italian campaign and the challenges and importance of the battle of Riva Ridge; how the capture of Riva Ridge denied the Germans their control of the "Gothic Line"; German Army of Southern European surrendered before the total German surrender; after the war, the nucleolus of the American ski industry was made up of 10th veterans, "98% of the ski talent in the U.S." was from the 10th Mountain Division, including about a dozen members of the U.S. winter ski team
Note
Forms part of the 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Robert Parker was born July 9, 1922 in Evanston, Ill. He joined the 10th Mountain Division in 1942, serving with the 87th Mountain Infantry regiment. Parker participated in the Kiska invasion and saw combat in Italy. He received two Bronze Star medals. Following the war, Parker worked with Pete Seibert to establish Vail, Colo. as a major ski resort. Parker served as Vail general manager, publicity director and senior vice president. He was the first national editor of Skiing magazine. Parker has also been a farmer, tree surgeon, mountain guide, ski racer, ski patrolman. At age 63, he began studying archeology at the University of New Mexico and at age 68, Parker became a practicing field archeologist, and he has discovered several previously unknown American archeological sites. -- Peter Seibert was born in 1924 and enlisted in the Army on June 25, 1943 in Boston, Mass. He had completed 4 years of high school and was single at the time of his enlistment. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, and later served at Camp Swift and Italy. He was assigned to Company F of the 86th Infantry Regiment. While engaged in combat operations against the German forces in Italy, Seibert was wounded in action and was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions in the Ponte Al Sestaione and Monteforte battles. After the war, Seibert became the developer of the Vail ski area.
Cataloging source
DPL
Credits note
Interviewed by Martha Seibert
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Seibert, Martha
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parker, Robert W
  • Seibert, Peter W
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Ski resorts
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Pete Seibert and Bob Parker oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2969
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
  • 3 MP3 audio file (44MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
John Smith;
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)898743349
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743349
  • 1315049
Label
Pete Seibert and Bob Parker oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2969
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
  • 3 MP3 audio file (44MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
John Smith;
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)898743349
  • (OCoLC)ocn898743349
  • 1315049

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