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Date Span 1965-2003
Extent 0.1 cu ft
Physical Description 9 @ 1-hour audiocassette tapes + 90
scanned images (on CD-Rom)
Historical Note concerning the Veterans History
Project: In 2000, Congress, recognizing that 1500 veterans
died per day, directed the Library of Congress to initiate a nationwide
project to collect the stories of veterans, family members, defense-industry
workers, and similar individuals who had participated in conjunction with
the United State's military in the 20th century. The Library of Congress
assigned this task to its American Folklife Center, which dubbed the
resulting program the "Veterans History Project" (VHP).
The The Wiregrass Archives
became an official partner in the VHP in 2002, collecting oral history
interviews, artifacts, documents, and photographs from veterans and others
in the Wiregrass Region. This is a long-term, ongoing project of the The Wiregrass Archives.
A variety of interviewers have contributed to the VHP Collection: Archives
Director Dr. Martin Olliff has conducted many of the interviews; some
veterans have turned in self-interviews, and Troy University--Dothan Campus
students have participated.
Robert LeBaron was a member of the US Navy Submarine Service between 1964
and 1972. He was a machinist's mate in the nuclear engine room aboard the USS Henry Clay then the USS Thomas Jefferson stationed in Holy
Lock, Scotland, and Rota, Spain. After his enlistment, LeBaron found
employment at Alabama Power Company's Farley Nuclear Plant in Houston
Scope/Content: LeBaron gave 6 hours of detailed
interviews about his time in the US Navy and 3 hours about his post-service
career at Farley Nuclear Plant in Houston County, Alabama. In addition, he
allowed The Wiregrass Archives staff to digitally copy 90 of the slides he made at the time.
Organization: Organized into two series: 1. Interviews; 2. Photographs.
Provenance: Photographs are part of a very large slide
image collection created by Mr. LeBaron or by friends using Mr. LeBaron's
camera (when Mr. LeBaron appears in a photograph). Dr. Olliff conducted
interviews with Mr. LeBaron in 2003 as part of the The Wiregrass Archives's participation in
the Veterans History Project.
Processing: Students in Dr. Olliff's class, HIS 4470, Oral
History, have indexed some of Mr. LeBaron's interview tapes. When indices
are complete, The Wiregrass Archives will post include them as in Series 1. Interviews.
Preferred Citation: Robert LeBaron Interview, Veterans History
Project Collection, RG024. The Wiregrass Archives, Troy
University Dothan Campus, Dothan, AL.
Series 1: Interviews
Interview Date: June 16, 2003
Number of Tapes: 3 one-hour audiocassettes
Topics: LeBaron’s service in the US Navy. He also
discusses some of the scanned photographs which tell the story of life aboard
Indices to Tapes: 061603 Tape 1 of 3 061603 Tape 2 of 3
061603 Tape 3 of 3
Interview Date: June 23, 2003
Topics: LeBaron’s service in the US Navy. He continues
to discuss the scanned photographs through which he tells the story of life
aboard submarines, his attitude and memories of service during the cold war, and
the end of his enlistment.
Indices to Tapes: 062303 Tape 1 of 3 062303 Tape 2 of 3
062303 Tape 3 of 3
Interview Date: July 7, 2003
Topics: LeBaron’s search for work after his service, and
his career at the newly-built Farley Nuclear Plant in Houston County, AL.
Indices to Tapes: 070703 Tape 1 of 3
070703 Tape 2 of 3 070703 Tape 3 of 3
Series 2: Photographs
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