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Oral history interview with James Carlew, 2004 March 25, excerpt 07

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Creator:Carlew, James, 1927-
Creator:Patterson, Larry, 1944-
Title:Oral history interview with James Carlew, 2004 March 25, excerpt 07
Date:2004 Mar. 25

An excerpt from an oral history interview with Nashville veteran James Carlew, conducted on 25 March 2004 by Larry Patterson as part of the Nashville Public Library's Veterans History Project. Carlew, who served in the Navy during World War II and in the Army in the Korean War, discusses the differences in his service during two wars, serving in two branches of the military, during times of both racial segregation and integration. He also compares the food in the two conflicts. The complete interview, as well as an index, is available in the repository.

Types:Sound recordings | Oral histories | Sound
Subjects:Carlew, James, 1927- | Veterans History Project (U.S.) | United States. Navy--Military life | United States. Army--Military life | Veterans--Tennessee--Interviews | World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American | World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American | Korean War, 1950-1953--Veterans--Tennessee--Interviews | Korean War, 1950-1953--Participation, African American | Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal narratives, American | African Americans--Segregation--United States | Operational rations (Military supplies) | United States--Race relations | Carlew, James, 1927- --Interviews | United States, Tennessee, Davidson County, Nashville, 36.1658899, -86.7844432
Collection:Nashville Public Library Digital Collections Portal: Civil Rights
Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division
Original Material:

Excerpt from: VHPCarlewJ audio cassette recording converted to mp3 format in 2006.

Veterans History Project, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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Forms part of online collection: Veterans History Project collection, World War II and Korean War series.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.nashville.org/u?/nr,639