The Resource Robert W. Parker oral history

Robert W. Parker oral history

Label
Robert W. Parker oral history, 1980-1999
Title
Robert W. Parker oral history
Inclusive dates
1980-1999
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses quitting college to learn to ski, about learning about the ski troops after Pearl Harbor, and about reporting to duty in June with the 87th Infantry Regiment at Fort Lewis. Sent to Camp Hale when it had just opened and had high altitude training as a rifleman. Talks about arriving in Naples and being injured from a shell impact on Belvedere. Discusses Po River and the flat land fighting, then moving north, capturing German troops and the fight at Lake Garda. Talks about the support they had in the field. He talks about finding a German liquor warehouse, about Nazis hiding in resort hotels, and about spending the occupation in Northern Italy, which included going to the Yugoslavia border. He gets Hepatitis and goes home where he eventually works on a ranch in Wyoming, then as a wilderness guide, and then joins the Ski Patrol. Some of his poems are published in the New Yorker and other magazines. Talks about the need for alternatives to military service in light of Viet Nam, and talks about the 10th Mountain Division Memorial and trail
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Biographical or historical data
Parker was born in Evanston, Illinois. Reports for duty in June of 1942 with the 87th Infantry at Fort Lewis. Trained as a high altitude rifleman at Camp Hale, Colo. Combat on Belvedere where he was injured. Receives Bronze Stars for service at Castelfranco (April 21) and at Po Valley (April 21-28). His company was HQ and his rank was T/5.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parker, Robert W.
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Parker, Robert W.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parker, Robert W
  • United States
  • United States
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Robert W. Parker oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2999
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • The numbered tape synopsis briefly records the subjects discussed in the interview at various tape counter intervals
  • This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
  • tape synopsis (2 pages)
  • 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
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. +
Extent
  • 4 audiocassettes
  • 6 MP3 audio files (345MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Robert W. Parker;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • analog, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)123572469
  • (OCoLC)ocn123572469
  • (OCoLC)664922
Label
Robert W. Parker oral history
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16079coll36/id/2999
Production
Note
  • The numbered tape synopsis briefly records the subjects discussed in the interview at various tape counter intervals
  • This oral history was digitized as part of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Recordings at Risk grant project
Accompanying material
  • tape synopsis (2 pages)
  • 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
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. +
Extent
  • 4 audiocassettes
  • 6 MP3 audio files (345MB)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Robert W. Parker;
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
  • analog, mono
  • sound +
System control number
  • (OCoLC)123572469
  • (OCoLC)ocn123572469
  • (OCoLC)664922

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