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Catalog Number 2014.064.060
Object Name VHS
Title Chester Selden Interview, Fort Wayne History, July 2004 Interview
Scope & Content VHS tape containing an oral history interview with Chester J. Selden about his service at Fort Wayne during World War II, conducted by John Polacsek. The interview appears to have been conducted in Selden's home. Selden discusses changing his name from Sypniewski after the war, enlisting in the army, working at Fort Wayne, his deployment in Europe, and his return to Detroit. He also shows his comic strip "Snap Shots" in Fort Wayne's newsletter Truck Tracks, and two souvenir German ammunition boxes filled with issues of Truck Tracks, diaries, and letters. A woman, possibly Frances Selden, helps him sort through the newsletters.

The video is on a TDK T-120 tape with handwritten TDK labels along its top and side. The tape is housed within a blue cardboard TDK EHG sleeve.
Date 2004
People Selden, Chester J.
Collection Fort Wayne
Search Terms Fort Wayne
World War II
U.S. Army
Soldiers
Military Officers
Interviews
Oral History
Video