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Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Allison, Rhonda K., 1971-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1990- 2002.
MSU Archives Collection 1688



Allison, Rhonda K., 1971-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1990- 2002. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1688. 2 folders and 1 audiocassette.

Abstract:

This collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Rhonda Allison and Kellian Clink in June 2002. Allison served in the United States Navy during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. She talks about life in the Navy during the early 1990s. She served as machinist on the U.S.S. Yellowstone during the Gulf War.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Biographical Note:

Rhonda K. Allison was born in Albert Lea, Minnesota in 1971. Following high school she followed a family tradition and enlisted in the United States Navy. During her time in the Navy she obtained the rank of E-4. She was in service from 1989-1993. Following her time in service she returned to Albert Lea, Minnesota.

Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Allison, Rhonda K., 1971-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1990- 2002. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1688, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Rhonda K. Allison donated this collection on June 4, 2002.

Processed By:

Julie Dornack transcribed the interview in 2003. Brittney Andringa processed this collection in November 2003.

Related Collections:

A copy of this oral history interview is also available from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Information is available on the National Registry of Service website for the national Veterans History Project. It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Rhonda K. Allison available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Allison, Rhonda K., 1971-, interviewee.
Allison, Rhonda K., 1971---Interviews.
Clink, Kellian, interviewer.
Persian Gulf War, 1991.
United States. Navy.
Women veterans.
Veterans.
Veterans History Project.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1688

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Folder

Oral History Interview, Cassette, 2002

Cassette

 

Transcript, 2002

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Photographs and Newspaper article, 1990-2002

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