Dixie Van Orman interview of Mike Johnson

Dixie Van Orman interview of Mike Johnson

Dates: 1985

Typescript of an interview conducted by Dixie Van Orman on April 8, 1985 in the Junior High School of American Fork, Utah, for Dr. Hillam's War Project. Also included is the reel-to-reel audiotape from which the interview was transcribed. Johnson talks about his experiences as a United States Marine in the Vietnam War. He tells mainly about how he dealt with the situation mentally.

  • Extent: 15 p. (1 interview)
  • Creator: Johnson, Mike. -- Van Orman, Dixie
  • Call Number: MSS 3060
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • 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 Dixie Van Orman interview of Mike Johnson 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 3060; Dixie Van Orman interview of Mike Johnson; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3060, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were found in the receptionist's area of the office of Special Collections.
Acquisition Information
Found; reception area of Special Collections.
Subject Terms
Military; Politics, Government, and Law; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American
Genre / Form
Audiotapes; Interviews
Appraisal Information
Illustrates war experience for LDS soldiers. Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Van Orman (Dixie) interview of Mike Johnson
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Geoff McLaughlin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:04-0700
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Johnson served as a Marine for the United States in the Vietnam War.

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