Oral history interview with Tom Butterfield [sound recording] 2000 Dec. 7.
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Tom Butterfield describes life in the rural Indian Park area southwest of Sedalia Colo. during the mid-20th century. He recalls residing there originally with his aunt and his recollections of attending the Indian Park School as a child (originally called the Brown School) and later high school in neighboring Castle Rock. He reminisces about the family's neighbors and various area activities he remembers during that time e.g. moonshining and sawmills. The interview then shifts focus as Butterfield describes his experiences while in the Navy in World War II specifically his participation in the Normandy invasion and transporting troops and supplies aboard the LST (landing ship tank) he was assigned to.