Oral history interview with Michael Linquata (SOH-035, audio recording and transcript)

Title

Oral history interview with Michael Linquata (SOH-035, audio recording and transcript)

Date

2008

Description

In this interview, Michael L. Linquata, a 1950 graduate of Suffolk University, reflects upon his experiences during World War II as well as his experiences as a student and trustee of Suffolk University. In the first part of the interview, Mr. Linquata discusses his early life in Gloucester, Massachusetts and his military service during WWII as a combat medic in Europe and later as a prisoner of war after his capture by the German Army. The second part of the interview focuses on his post-WWII experiences back in the United States, including his time as an undergraduate at Suffolk University during the 1950s, his accomplishments as a Suffolk University trustee, and how Suffolk University prepared him to take on leadership roles in his community.

Source

Suffolk University Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Sound recording
Oral histories

Format

MP3
PDF

Language

English

Subject

Suffolk University
Prisoners of war
Suffolk University--Business School
World War, 1939-1945
Veterans

Identifier

SOH-035

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Howington, Julia

Interviewee

Michael L. Linquata

Duration

1:50:09; 1:35:05

Files

SOH-035 Linquata Part 1.mp3
soh-035_transcript.pdf
SOH-035 Linquata Part 2.MP3

Citation

“Oral history interview with Michael Linquata (SOH-035, audio recording and transcript),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed October 16, 2017, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3788.

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