Kevin Shannon Interview

Interviewee

Kevin Shannon

Interviewer

Bernadette Sweeney

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Description

In this interview, Kevin Shannon describes his family’s Irish heritage and talks about his involvement in programs for people with mental disabilities including his efforts. He recalls traveling to Ireland when he was stationed in Europe during World War Two. Shannon recounts the injuries he sustained during his service in Germany and his six months in a body cast.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Irish immigrants; World War, 1939-1945; Military service; Prisoners of War (POWs)

Original Date

10-29-2010

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana OH-435, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Non-exclusive copyright to this collection including individual interviews is held by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 435-015

Media Type

Sound

Digital Format

audio/mp3

Run Time

01:50:48 minutes

Local Filename

OH_435_015.mp3

Kevin Shannon Interview
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