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Document Details


Title: John F. Melby
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Series: Item 1 of Series John F. Melby
Description: U.S. Foreign Service Officer, 1937-55, with assignments in Juarez, Mexico, 1937; Caracas, 1939-41; Moscow, 1943-45; Chungking and Nanking, 1945-48; and office of Philippine and Southeast Asian Affairs, 1949-55.
Extent: 324 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/melby1.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1986 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Melby, John F., 1913-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1913
Speaker place of birth: Portland, OR; Oregon; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Foreign Service officer; Professor
Age at speaking: 73
Document location: Ontario
Document date: 07-Nov-1986
Interviewer: Accinelli, Robert
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0032176-35383