Mr. Donald E. Minton's Oral History

Dublin Core

Title

Mr. Donald E. Minton's Oral History

Subject

Donald E. Minton
Betty Turnell
oral history
recording
Decatur Fire Department
Chief
retired
childhood
Oakland School
Woodrow Wilson Junior High School
Decatur High School
Varsity Theatre
Walrus Manufacturing Company
cabinet-making
wood-working
Staley Company
Army
Japan
State Fire College/Fire Service Institute
National Fire Administration
1974 tornado
Norfolk and Western Railroad Explosion
natural fire causes

Description

This is the oral history of Donald E. Minton. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on November 14, 1988. The interview includes his time with the Decatur Fire Department.

Creator

Interviewee: Donald E. Minton
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

Donald E. Minton

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

November 14, 1988

Contributor

Betty Turnell

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

Decatur Fire Department
Staley Company
Walrus Manufacturing Co.

Format

.mp3
.pdf

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH35

Coverage

oral history, recording, Donald E. Minton, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

Donald E. Minton

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

see .pdf

Original Format

cassette recording

Duration

1:06:01

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

Collection

Citation

Interviewee: Donald E. Minton Interviewer: Betty Turnell , “Mr. Donald E. Minton's Oral History,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed November 27, 2021, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/4910.