ERIC Number: ED462367
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Loblolly Salutes "Their Finest Hour": Combat Veterans of World War II.
King, Lincoln, Ed.; Downing, Cassie, Ed.; McGarity, Fiona, Ed.
Loblolly is a project of the students at Gary High School, Gary, Texas. This volume is a collection of personal narratives told by combat veterans of World War II who were originally from East Texas. The book's introduction (by J. W. Howland) tells the readers about the men. The veterans' oral histories are recorded and profiled separately in the rest of the book. The veterans who appear in the book are: Bill Applegate, Turner Britton, John Searcy, Bob Beaty, Jack Bowen, Clarence Otterman, Lovis Phillips, George Berry West, Travis Williamson, Everett Woodard, Farris Ivie, Jack Harris, C. E. Marshall, and John Howland. Throughout the book, photographs of the men and of the artifacts and events of World War II are interspersed with the text. (BT)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, High Schools, Interviews, Local History, Oral History, Personal Narratives, Scholastic Journalism, Social Studies, Student Publications, Student Research, Veterans, World War II
Loblolly Inc., Box 189, Gary, TX 75643 ($20). Web site: http://www.carthagetexas.com/Loblolly.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas