Percy Brown Oral History Interview

October 28, 2003
Oral History #OH0242
Kokinda, Jason; Brown, Percy
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 2 audiocassettes, 2 hours, no transcription
Preferred Citation
Percy Brown Oral History Interview (#OH0242), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Oral history interview (10/28/2003) by Jason Kokinda, in Richlands, NC, pertaining to Percy Brown's life (1927-2003), childhood in Richlands, NC, education, service in Army during World War II (1945-1946) in France, Belgium, Luxemburg, and Germany, marriage to Amy Sue Brown (1947), farming tobacco, corn, soy beans, and truck crops, farm equipment, Camp Lejeune Marine Corps base, work for U. S. Department of Agriculture, housing, Camp Davis. 4 items. 8 p. 2 audiocassettes (2 p.); 1 computer diskette (1 p.); 1 interview index, dated 10/28/2003 (5 p. typescript); 0 oral history agreement. Note: Oral history in fulfillment of Dr. Lu Ann Jones' History 5960 (Fall 2003) class requirements. No Oral History Agreement signed. See also related Lu Ann Jones Collection #798.5.b.

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Encoded by Nanette Hardison, February 06, 2009

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Key terms
Personal Names
Brown, Amy Sue
Brown, Percy
Corporate Names
United States. Army
United States. Department of Agriculture
Agriculture--North Carolina--Greenville
Farm life--North Carolina--Richlands
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
Camp Lejeune (N.C.)