Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Minnesota Native American Interviews: Interview with Vernon D. Clark
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Vernon D. Clark was born in 1932. After enlisting in the military and completing basic training, he was sent to Fairbanks, Alaska. He spent most of the Korean War in Fairbanks and after completing his service returned home to Minnesota and began working at a mill. He then found work at a hospital where he was promoted to head of maintenance. At the time of the interview Clark lived on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Growing up in the Episcopalian faith; attending Health Camp; hunting for food; attending Indian celebrations in different towns; getting sick with pneumonia and pleurisy; being stationed in Fairbanks after enlisting; basic training; working at the mill; involvement with the community; working at the hospital; the current situation on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassettes
42 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 80
Creation Interviewee: Clark, Vernon
Interviewer: White, Karissa
Made in Red Lake, Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Red Lake, Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/26/2006
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 118
Accession Number AV2008.31.3
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Minnesota Native American Interviews'

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