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Document Details


Title: Willis (Jesse) Keith
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia. History Department
Collection: Golden Reflections Oral History Project
Description: Interview conducted by Cindy Hall on December 8, 1997, for Professor Tom Forgey's class in Arkansas History at Southern Arkansas University. The interview took place at Keith's home in the Sharman/Bussey community near Taylor, Arkansas, and was part of "Golden Reflections," an intergenerational project organized by Nancy Bailey of the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas, Inc. The transcript below is an excerpt of this taped-recorded interview. The original audio tape is archived at Magale Library at Southern Arkansas University.
URL: http://peace.saumag.edu/swark/oral_history/jwkeith/jwkeith1.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1997 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Keith, Willis (Jesse), 1912(?)-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1912
Speaker place of birth: Arkansas; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 85
Document location: Sharman, AR
Document date: 08-Dec-1997
Interviewer: Hall, Cindy
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Arkansas; Hope, AR; Magnolia, AR; North America; Prescott, AR; Southwestern States; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arkansas; Biography; Hope, AR; Local history; Magnolia, AR; North America; Older people; Oral history; Prescott, AR; Southwestern States; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
Topics discussed - Other terms: Area Agency of Aging
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025938-27875