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The Resource Frank A. Ashworth oral history

Frank A. Ashworth oral history

Label
Frank A. Ashworth oral history, 1968 September 2
Title
Frank A. Ashworth oral history
Inclusive dates
1968 September 2
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection contains a transcript of an oral history interview with Frank A. Ashworth, conducted by Thomas Krasean on September 2, 1968. In the interview, Ashworth discusses his military service and homesteading in Kansas
Biographical or historical data
Frank A. Ashworth was born July 5, 1883 in Mattoon, Illinois. Ashworth served several years with the United States Army in Cuba, the Philippines and Puerto Rico from 1897 to 1902 and with the 22nd Battery of the U.S. Army at Fort Douglas, Utah from 1902 to 1904. He was the longest surviving veteran of the Spanish-American War. After leaving the army, he worked as a postman, retiring in 1931. He was a member of the Greencastle American Legion, the Earl Fisk Spanish American War Camp No. 48 and the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge. He married Lottie C. Cox in 1910 and together they had one son. Ashworth died January 12, 1980 in Miami, Florida.
Cataloging source
ISL
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Indiana State Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ashworth, Frank A
  • Spanish-American War, 1898
  • United States
  • Greencastle (Ind.)
Label
Frank A. Ashworth oral history
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/OH030_Ashworth_Frank_A_Oral_History.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2005/04 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2005/04 by Jennifer Duplaga
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20429944
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was created by the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on 1968/09/02.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn923839432
  • (OCoLC)923839432
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 bound transcript
Label
Frank A. Ashworth oral history
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/OH030_Ashworth_Frank_A_Oral_History.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2005/04 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2005/04 by Jennifer Duplaga
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20429944
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was created by the Indiana State Library Oral History Project on 1968/09/02.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn923839432
  • (OCoLC)923839432
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 bound transcript

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