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Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Branch of Service: Marine Corps
  • Unit of Service/Ship: 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division; 3rd MAW (Marine Aircraft Wing); VMF-101 (Marine Fighter Squadron); VMCJ-3 (Marine Composite Reconnaissance Squadron)
  • Location of Service:
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/87069

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Roy Lynwood Stafford Collection
Interview / Recording

About this Item

Title

  • Roy Lynwood Stafford Collection

Names

  • Stafford, Roy Lynwood
  • Stratton, Alice Marie
  • Daughters of the American Revolution

Home State

  • Florida

Headings

  • -  Stafford, Roy Lynwood
  • -  Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Marine Corps.

Repository

  • Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Gender

  • Male

Race

  • White

Status

  • veteran

Service History

  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975

    • Branch of Service: Marine Corps
    • Unit of Service: 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division; 3rd MAW (Marine Aircraft Wing); VMF-101 (Marine Fighter Squadron); VMCJ-3 (Marine Composite Reconnaissance Squadron)
    • Location of Service:
    • Highest Rank: Captain
    • Dates of Service: 1964-1977
    • Entrance into Service: Commissioned
    • Military Status: veteran
    • Service History Note: The veteran served as enlisted from 06/16/1964 to 06/16/1968 and as an officer from 06/16/1970 to 12/30/1977. He also served as the battalion commander's radioman.

Materials

  • Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 2012-12-04)
  • Manuscript: Memoirs [22 items] -- Typewritten document (collected unknown)
  • Photograph: Copy photographic print [16 items] -- Photograph (collected unknown)
  • Computer File: CD [1 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files (collected 2012-12-04)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/87069

Cite as

  • Roy Lynwood Stafford Collection (AFC/2001/001/87069), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • audio

Rights & Access

Using VHP Material in Publication or Exhibition

The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress collects, preserves and makes accessible the firsthand recollections of U.S. military veterans who served from World War I through more recent conflicts and peacekeeping missions, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand what they saw, did and felt during their service. The Veterans History Project Collection includes oral histories along with documentary materials such as original letters, diaries, photographs, and memoirs.

Veterans and interviewers contribute these materials to the Library for scholarly and educational purposes, retaining any copyright they may hold. Therefore, permission must be obtained before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these materials should contact the Veterans History Project for assistance.

As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot give or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item from the Library’s collections and for securing any necessary permissions rests with persons desiring to use the item.

Please contact us with questions.

Obtaining Copies of VHP Materials

In order for VHP materials to be duplicated, we must receive written permission from the interviewee for you to obtain a copy of the recording unless the proposed use is limited to personal use, research, or other uses permissible by copyright law. If the interviewee is deceased, their next-of-kin may grant written permission.

Please contact VHP for assistance if you need to contact a veteran for permission to use their materials in exhibition or publication, or if you have received permission from the veteran and need access to high-resolution copies of VHP collection materials.

Citing VHP Materials

Please use the following formats when citing Veterans History Project materials (substituting the appropriate name and collection ID number).

Materials as a whole:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Memoirs (MS02), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Transcript (MS04), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Correspondence (MS01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Recording:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Audio recording (SR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Video recording (MV01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Photograph:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH01), photographer unknown, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH03-PH14), Ralph Williams photographer, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Computer file:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Computer file (CF01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Artifact (AR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Stafford, Roy Lynwood, Alice Marie Stratton, and Daughters Of The American Revolution. Roy Lynwood Stafford Collection. 1964. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.87069/.

APA citation style:

Stafford, R. L., Stratton, A. M. & Daughters Of The American Revolution. (1964) Roy Lynwood Stafford Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.87069/.

MLA citation style:

Stafford, Roy Lynwood, Alice Marie Stratton, and Daughters Of The American Revolution. Roy Lynwood Stafford Collection. 1964. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.87069/>.