Interview With Bill Moye

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Title

Interview With Bill Moye

Description

As an African-American, Bill describes racist attitudes towards him despite serving his country during World War Two.

Please note that parts of the interview are a little muffled due to the age of the age of the cassette that the recording was converted from.

Creator

Bob Abate
Bill Moye

Source

Robert Abate

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

12/5/2018

Contributor

Robert Abate

Rights

Robert Abate

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.021.006

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Robert Abate

Interviewee

Bill Moye

Original Format

Tape Cassette

Duration

3:17

Time Summary

:26-Joined the Navy
:45-Born in New Orleans
1:07-Attack at Pearl Harbor
1:28-Advertisement in June of 1942 about African-American enlistment in to the armed services.
2:18-Denied service at a food stop in Atlanta.
2:56-"Hitler was supposed to be the terrible guy."

Files

Collection

Citation

Bob Abate Bill Moye, “Interview With Bill Moye,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed July 21, 2024, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/566.