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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Young, Loy, 1923-. Oral History Interview, 2004

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Young, Loy, 1923-2015. Oral History Interview, 2004.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1728

Young, Loy, 1923-2015. Oral History Interview, 2004. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1728. 1 folder, 1 VHS videocassette, and 1 DVD duplicate of VHS videocassette.


The Young collection consists of a VHS videocassette, a DVD duplicate of the VHS videocassette, and a brief biographical form from of an oral history interview conducted between Young and James Kuhlmann in 2004. In this interview, Young talks about his service in the Air Force as part of the Air Transport Command (ATC) during World War II. Young talks about entering the Air Force, his wartime service, and life after the service.

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:

Loy Young was born on January 21, 1923 in Summer, Iowa. Young served in the United States Air Force in the Air Transport Command (ATC) from 1942 until 1946. Young served during World War II. At the time of the interview Young lived in Kasota, MN.


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:

Young, Loy, 1923-2015. Oral History Interview, 2004. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1728, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Loy Young donated this collection on October 28, 2004.

Processed By:

Andy Cole processed this collection in October 2009.
Mee Xiong made additions to the collection in September 2015.

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 Loy W. Young available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Young, Loy W., 1923-2015, interviewee.
Young, Loy W., 1923-2015--Interviews.
Kuhlmann, James, interviewer.
World War, 1939-1945.
United States. Air Force.
Veterans History Project.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1728



Oral History Interview, VHS videocassette, 2004



Oral History Interview, DVD, 2004



Biographical information and interview outline, 2004