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Document Details


Title: Wells, Ray 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. Ray William "Buck" Wells was born August 21, 1916, on a dairy farm three-fourths of a mile southwest of Mississippi Normal College (now The University of Southern Mississippi). He was the third of four children born to Lemual Munford and Bessie Patison Wells. Sometime around 1920 or 1921 he moved into Hattiesburg with his family. He lived in this house, located on Miller Street, until he entered military service in 1942. He served in the Pacific with the Navy Seabees in World War II.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohwellsr.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1997 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wells, Ray William (Buck), 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 21-Aug-1916
Speaker place of birth: Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 24-Apr-1997
Interviewer: Kight, Lawrence
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025743-27670