Thomas Waddelow ~ individual oral history interview

Dublin Core

Title

Thomas Waddelow ~ individual oral history interview

Subject

Painting/Painter, Festival of Arts, Purple Heart, Sexuality, Travels, Lovers, Battle of the Bulge

Description

Thomas “Tom” Waddelow shares his stories as part of the Arizona LGBTQ Storytelling Project. He discusses his involvement with World War II in the Battle of the Bulge which earned him the respected Purple Heart military decoration. He discusses his acceptance of his sexuality late into his 30’s as dating or relationships were rare or none existent in his earlier years. He tells of his few relationships throughout his life as a gay man. He tells of his excellent work as a painter in his later years and his involvement in the Festival of Arts hosted in California where he became well known for his work.

Creator

Luis Muñoz, Intern, Arizona Queer Archives

Date

21 September 2016

Contributor

Thomas Waddelow interviewed by Colette Barajas for the Arizona LGBTQ Storytelling Project of the Arizona Queer Archives

Rights

Rights given to the Arizona LGBTQ Storytelling Project and the Arizona Queer Archives

Format

H.264 300Kbps streaming QuickTime movie, 320 x 240

Language

English

Type

MovingImage
Oral History

Date Available

18 February 2017

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Colette Barajas

Interviewee

Thomas Waddelow

Citation

Luis Muñoz, Intern, Arizona Queer Archives, “Thomas Waddelow ~ individual oral history interview,” Arizona Queer Archives, accessed June 13, 2021, https://azqueerarchives.org/items/show/175.