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Historical Sketch To achieve the rank of Eagle, Boy Scouts conduct community service projects. For his required project, Jacob Price of Troop 123, Headland, AL,
coordinated a series of 50 videotaped interviews of World War 2 Veterans in the
Wiregrass. Price conducted some of
the interviews, but the majority were conducted by troop members and Scoutmaster
Charles Philips. Project occurred
Sept 2003-Aug 2004 at veterans' homes, at the Headland United Methodist Church,
and at Dothan's Houston Love Library.
Scope / Content
Contains videotaped interviews of World War 2 veterans conducted by Jacob Price
and his Boy Scout Troop members. Converted
to DVDs in 2009. See below.
Provenance Price has provided copies of the tapes
to many community residents and institutions, including the Headland and
Abbeville, AL, libraries, Houston- Love Memorial Library in Dothan, as
well as the The Wiregrass Archives.
Processing Notes In 2009,
Mr. Price provided the The Wiregrass Archives with his original VHS tapes when staff copied to
Date processed: 2005 / 2009
Processed By: TB
Index to Videos
Floppy disk, 3.5
inch, [file 1] Interview Locations, [file 2] veteran's phone numbers
DVD #1 - Jacob
Price - Veterans History Project - Introduction
DVD #2 - Interviews
with Vann, Bulger, Rose, and Bailey
DVD #3 - Interviews
with Riley, Voak, McGriff, Woods, Bryan, Trawick, and Medley
DVD #4 - Interviews
with Champion, Roney, Ward, Fairchild, Knowles, Carpenter, and Raley
DVD #5 - Interviews
with Baker, Helton, Brannon, Cotton, Robbins, Stokes, Rogers, and
DVD #6 - Interviews
with Hasty, Kirkland, Armstrong, Lipscomb, Crawford, Chiplin, Cutchen,
DVD #7 - Interviews
with Hildago, Sansom, Beletine, Dennis, McCleod, Newman, and Stepp
DVD #8 - Interviews
with Vann, Smith, and Flaitz
DVD #9 - Interviews
with Mitchell, Smith, Jean, Decker, Vann, and Ward
“Boy Scouts of
Headland Troop 123” Tape 1 Vann—Lipscomb
“Boy Scouts of
Headland Troop 123” Tape 2 Crawford—Ward
List of Interviewees
Cutchen, W. T.
Newman, Dr. Austin
Camion, D. C.
Vann, Dr. Jim
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