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

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Robert Abate

Reiner, Dan. "Bill Moye: New Rochelle WW II veteran, dies at 102." Lohud. https://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/new-rochelle/2017/06/28/bill-moye-new-rochelle-vet-dies/435981001/
5 December 2018

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

12/5/2018

Contributor

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

Yonkers Public Library, “Interview With Bill Moye,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed January 17, 2019, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/566.