Russell Mosser World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Russell Mosser World War II Interview

Subject

World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
United States -- History, Military.
Kansas -- History.
Aircraft industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

Description

Russell Mosser worked as the Director of Education and Training for Boeing Airplane Co. in Wichita, Kansas. Interviewed by Pattie Johnston on June 12, 2003 as part of the Lawrence Remembers: The World War II Years Project, Mosser talked about his experiences during the Second World War. Mosser was born in Kansas on November 9, 1917. He received a bachelor’s degree in 1940 and a master’s degree in 1944 from the University of Kansas. Because of a health issue, the military exempted Mosser from military service. He began working with Boeing in 1942. Following the war, Mosser founded Centron Corporation, Inc., in Lawrence, Kansas. Mosser passed away on April 29, 2011.

Creator

Mosser, Russell

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

2003-06-12

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 may also have interviews associated with this project. This interview can be used freely for purposes beyond educational or scholarly research. Contact the Watkins Museum of History for addtional information: https://www.watkinsmuseum.org/

Relation

To access the video recording of this oral history, go to: https://archive.org/details/mosser-interview
The Watkins Museum of History also holds items related to this collection.
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

Mosser Interview

Coverage

Wichita (Kan.)
1942 - 1945

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Johnston, Pattie

Interviewee

Mosser, Russell

Location

Douglas County (KS)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

1:00:28

Bit Rate/Frequency

317 kbit/s (audio)
7050 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Mosser, Russell, “Russell Mosser World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed September 24, 2020, http://history.lplks.org/items/show/1820.

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