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Gordon Coleman: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project

Interviewee(s):
Coleman, Gordon
Interviewer(s):
Rubens, Lisa
Title:
Gordon Coleman: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project
Abstract:
Gordon Coleman was born in Oakland, California, in 1931 to a relatively well-established African-American family. He was educated at the University of California, Berkeley, where he participated in the ROTC. He then served in the army in Korea and subsequently, as a reservist, at the Oakland Army Base (OAB). Coleman rose to the position of Commandant of the Army Reserve School at the OAB in 1979.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
2007
Project:
Oakland Army Base
Oskicat record:
b17716197
Rights:
Coleman, Gordon. "Gordon Coleman: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project." Interview by Lisa Rubens in 2007. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2008.