Rory Reid interview with Lawrence H. Johnson

Rory Reid interview with Lawrence H. Johnson

Dates: 1985 January 26

Typescript of an interview by Rory Reid on 26 Jan. 1985 for Dr. Hillam's War Project at Brigham Young University. Also included is the reel-to-reel sound tape from which the interview was transcribed. Johnson talks about joining the Army Air Corps, his training, and his combat missions in the Pacific area.

  • Extent: 28 p. (0.2 linear ft.) : 1 interview; 1 reel-to-reel sound tape.
  • Creator: Johnson, Lawrence H.. -- Reid, Rory
  • Call Number: MSS 3028
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3028; Rory Reid interview with Lawrence H. Johnson; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3028, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were found in the receptionist's area of the office of Special Collections.
Subject Terms
Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Area; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Audiotapes; Interviews
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Reid (Rory) interview with Lawrence H. Johnson
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Johnson was a colonel at the time of the interview. He was also a veteran of World War II.

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