Maynard Bauleke World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Maynard Bauleke World War II Interview

Subject

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

Description

Maynard Bauleke was drafted into the United States Navy in 1943 and served until 1945. Interviewed by Deborah Pye, Bauleke talked about his experiences during and after the Second World War. Bauleke was born on May 5, 1925, in Minnesota. He attended boot camp at the Farragut Naval Base and the San Diego Naval Base. He also received training as an electrician at the University of Kansas. He was stationed at Pearl Harbor and Midway Island. After the war, Bauleke worked at the Green Giant Company. He then went to the University of Kansas and transferred to the University of Alabama and later attended the University of Illinois and Iowa State University. He received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in ceramics and a Ph.D. in Ceramic Engineering. Following graduate school, he worked at Honeywell in Minneapolis and at the University of Kansas. Bauleke passed away on December 6, 2015.

Creator

Bauleke, Maynard

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

2006-10-10
2003-10-26

Contributor

Pye, Deborah
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/bauleke-maynard-wwii-interview
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/211937
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

Bauleke_Maynard WWII Interview

Coverage

Midway Islands
1943 - 2006

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Pye, Deborah

Interviewee

Bauleke, Maynard

Location

Lawrence (Kan.)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

2:07:20

Bit Rate/Frequency

127 kbit/s (audio)
1591 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Bauleke, Maynard, “Maynard Bauleke World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed January 18, 2022, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/1721.

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