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Doris A. Paul Collection: Navajo Code Talkers Interviews

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Creator: Doris Atkinson Paul; E. J. Balbos; John Ashi Benally; Paul H. Blatchford; John Brown; Sandy Burr; Lee Cannon; John Claw; Teddy Draper; Ted Evans; Carl Nelson Gorman; Dean Hickman; Samuel Holiday; Lloyd House; Philip Johnston; Jimmie Kelly King; Martin Link; William McCabe; Raymond Nakai; Peter Sandoval; Sam Silversmith; Albert Smith; Frank Tsosie Thompson; William Dean Wilson
Subjects: World War II, Navajo code talkers, Navajo Indians, Interviews
Description: The collection contains taped interviews by Doris Paul of Navajos who served as code talkers during World War II. Also interviewed were members of the Navajo Nation government and cultural institutions, a U.S. Marine 4th Division Reunion Chairman, and Philip Johnston, the initiator of the code talker program. The interviews were used for writing her book "The Navajo Code Talkers" (1973). Also included is a taped recording of a banquet in 1975 honoring the code talkers following the Rose Bowl Parade.
Format: Audio/mp3
Collection Number: 00250
Language: English
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections
Relation: Doris A. Paul Collection
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
Associated Objects:
Interview with Jimmy King (tape 3, side 1)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Interview with Jimmy King (tape 3, side 2)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Interview with Philip Johnston (tape 7, side 1)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Interview with Philip Johnston (tape 7, side 2)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Interviews with Jimmy King and Sam Holiday (tape 11)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Interviews with Lee Cannon and Philip Johnston (tape 1)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Interviews with Lloyd House and Judge Dean Wilson (tape 4, side 1)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Interviews with Lloyd House and Judge Dean Wilson (tape 4, side 2)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Interviews with Raymond Nakai and Sam Silversmith (tape 9, side 1)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Interviews with Raymond Nakai and Sam Silversmith (tape 9, side 2)
1971
Audio: mp3
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Navajo Dinner (tape 13, side 1)
January 2, 1975
Audio: mp3
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Navajo Dinner (tape 13, side 2)
January 2, 1975
Audio: mp3
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Patriotic song (in Navajo) by Dean Wilson - Side B: blank (tape 5)
1971
Audio: mp3
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