Bill Deel World War II Interview

Dublin Core

Title

Bill Deel World War II Interview

Subject

World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
United States -- History, Military.
North American Aviation -- History.
Aircraft industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Lawrence (Kan.) -- Oral history.

Description

Bill Deel worked for North American Aviation in Kansas City, Kansas, during the Second World War. Interviewed by Brian Grubbs on June 13, 2006, Deel talked about working in the defense industry and how the war affected his family. Deel was born on June 2, 1919. He attended Baldwin High School and then Baker University. Following the war, Deel owned and operated a restaurant in Baldwin City, the Corner Buffet, for twelve years. He then worked for the State of Kansas until he retired in 1982. Deel passed away on December 15, 2008.

Creator

Deel, Bill

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

2006-06-13

Contributor

Grubbs, Brian
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/deel-bill-wwii-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

Deel_Bill WWII Interview

Coverage

Kansas City (Kan.)
1941 - 1982

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Grubbs, Brian

Interviewee

Deel, Bill

Location

Baldwin City (Kan.)

Original Format

VHS

Duration

0:32:14

Bit Rate/Frequency

128 kbit/s (audio)
1626 kbit/s (video)

Citation

Deel, Bill, “Bill Deel World War II Interview,” Digital Douglas County History, accessed January 18, 2022, https://history.lplks.org/items/show/1735.

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