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Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Branch of Service: Army
  • Service Unit/Ship: Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne); 3rd Special Forces Group; 8th Special Forces Group (Airborne); 10th Infantry Regiment; 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne);
  • Location of Service: Fort Sam Houston, Texas
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant First Class
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/96629

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Vinton Lincoln Stanfield, Jr. Collection
Interview / Recording

About this Item

Title

  • Vinton Lincoln Stanfield, Jr. Collection

Names

  • Stanfield Jr., Vinton Lincoln
  • Rotary Club of Burnet, Texas
  • Piotrowski, Bill
  • Keck, Nancy

Home State

  • Texas

Headings

  • -  Stanfield Jr., Vinton Lincoln
  • -  Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army.

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: Army
    • Service Unit/Ship: Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne); 3rd Special Forces Group; 8th Special Forces Group (Airborne); 10th Infantry Regiment; 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne);
    • Location of Service: Fort Sam Houston, Texas
    • Highest Rank: Sergeant First Class
    • Dates of Service: 1961-1982
    • Entrance into Service: Enlisted
    • Military Status: veteran
    • Service History Note: The veteran also served in Company B, Long Lines Battalion (LL BN), United States Army Strategic Communications Command (USASTRATCOM); Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment; 139th Military Police Company; 3rd Army; 181st Signal Company (Photo); 9th Psychological Operations Battalion (PSYOP); Defense Attaché Service; and Headquarters, United States Army Garrison (USAG), Fort Sam Houston.

Materials

  • Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 2014-04-16; 2014)
  • Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document (collected 1982)
  • Photograph: Photocopy of Photographic Print [1 item] -- Portrait (collected 2014)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/96629

Cite as

  • Vinton Lincoln Stanfield, Jr. Collection (AFC/2001/001/96629), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • audio

Additional Metadata Formats

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:

Stanfield Jr., Vinton Lincoln, Texas Rotary Club Of Burnet, Bill Piotrowski, and Nancy Keck. Vinton Lincoln Stanfield, Jr. Collection. 1961. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.96629/.

APA citation style:

Stanfield Jr, V. L., Rotary Club Of Burnet, T., Piotrowski, B. & Keck, N. (1961) Vinton Lincoln Stanfield, Jr. Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.96629/.

MLA citation style:

Stanfield Jr., Vinton Lincoln, et al. Vinton Lincoln Stanfield, Jr. Collection. 1961. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.96629/>.