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Document Details


Title: Reily, O. W.
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Mr. O. W. Reily Jr. was born on June 17, 1924, in Shreveport, Louisiana, to O.W. and Dot Higginbotham Reily. As a child, he attended public school in Collinston, and Bastrop, Louisiana. He was active in sports, including track, basketball, and boxing. As a young man, Mr. Reily was an amateur boxer in the Marine Corps, and in college.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohreilyo.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Reily, O. W., 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 17-Jun-1924
Speaker place of birth: Shreveport, LA; Louisiana; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Athletic coach; Dean; Military personnel; Teacher
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 19-Aug-1999
Interviewer: Barrett, Perry
Historical events discussed: Battle of Midway, June 3-6, 1942; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Asia; Battle of Midway, June 3-6, 1942; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025703-27620