Ellis Hayden World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Ellis Hayden World War II Interview

Subject

World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
United States -- History, Military.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Interviews.
United States. Navy -- History.
Kansas -- History.
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Oral history.

Description

Ellis Ralph Hayden served in the United States Navy from 1942 to 1945. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on June 21, 2007, Hayden talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Hayden was born on February 4, 1924, in Ottawa, Kansas. He graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1942 and joined the Navy. Hayden went to basic training in Farragut, Idaho. He then attended machinist's mate school at the University of Kansas. Once assigned to a ship, the USS Kailua, he became a baker. He served throughout the South Pacific. After he was discharged, he returned to Lawrence, Kansas. Hayden passed away on May 29, 2019.

Creator

Hayden, Ellis

Source

Kansas Veterans of World War II Oral History Project / Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project

Publisher

Lawrence Public Library (Lawrence, Kan.)

Date

2007-06-21

Contributor

Johnston, Pattie
Kansas State Historical Society

Rights

The original copy of this video is available through the Lawrence Public Library. The Watkins Museum of History and the Kansas State Historical Society also have interviews associated with this project, which was funded through a grant program passed by the Kansas State Legislature in 2005. Researchers are responsible for obtaining any necessary permissions for uses other than educational or scholarly research. Contact the Watkins Museum of History for additional information: https://www.watkinsmuseum.org/

Relation

To access the video recording of this oral history, go to: https://archive.org/details/hayden-ellis-r.-wwii-interview-6.21.07
The Watkins Museum of History also holds items related to this collection.
Transcripts for this project are available through the Kansas Memory Digital Collection: https://www.kansasmemory.org/item/218564
Other resources for interviews with World War II veterans are available through the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project: https://www.loc.gov/vets/vets-home.htm

Format

MP4

Language

eng

Type

Oral History

Identifier

Hayden_Ellis R. WWII Interview (6.21.07)

Coverage

South Pacific
1942 - 1945

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Johnston, Pattie

Interviewee

Hayden, Ellis R.

Location

Douglas County (Kan.)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:59:00

Bit Rate/Frequency

221 kbit/s (audio)
2471 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Hayden, Ellis, “Ellis Hayden World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed January 15, 2021, http://history.lplks.org/items/show/1802.

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