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Veterans History Project Service Summary:

  • War or Conflict: World War, 1939-1945; Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Branch of Service: Marine Corps; Army
  • Service Unit/Ship: A Company, 1st Battalion, 18th Regiment, 2nd Marine Division; D Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Regiment, 2nd Marine Division; Headquarters and Service Company, 6th Engineer Battalion, 6th Division
  • Location of Service: Korea; Gavutu (Solomon Islands)
  • Highest Rank: Chief Warrant Officer Two
  • Collection Number: AFC/2001/001/75995

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Emory Buford Ashurst Collection
Interview / Recording

About this Item

Title

  • Emory Buford Ashurst Collection

Names

  • Davis, Natalie F.
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, Augustin Clayton Chapter, Georgia
  • Ashurst, Emory Buford

Home State

  • Georgia

Headings

  • -  Ashurst, Emory Buford
  • -  World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Marine Corps.
  • -  Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal Narratives
  • -  United States. Army.

Repository

  • Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Gender

  • Male

Race

  • White

Status

  • veteran

Service History

  • World War, 1939-1945

    • Branch of Service: Marine Corps
    • Service Unit/Ship: A Company, 1st Battalion, 18th Regiment, 2nd Marine Division; D Company, 2nd Battalion, 18th Regiment, 2nd Marine Division; Headquarters and Service Company, 6th Engineer Battalion, 6th Division
    • Location of Service: Gavutu (Solomon Islands)
    • Dates of Service: 1940-1946
    • Entrance into Service: Enlisted
    • Military Status: veteran
    • Service History Note: The veteran's duties included demolitions, booby traps, and bomb disposal.
  • Korean War, 1950-1953

    • Branch of Service: Army
    • Location of Service: Korea
    • Highest Rank: Chief Warrant Officer Two
    • Dates of Service: 1947-1963
    • Entrance into Service: Commissioned
    • Military Status: veteran
    • Service History Note: The veteran's duties operating heavy engineering equipment.

Materials

  • Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 2010-10-24)
  • Photograph: Digital print [4 items] -- Photograph (collected 1940-10)
  • Manuscript: Printed matter [1 item] -- (collected unknown)
  • Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview (collected 2010-10-24; 2017-05-03)
  • Audio: CD [1 item] -- Reference copy (collected 2010-10-24; 2017-05-03)

Collection Number

  • AFC/2001/001/75995

Cite as

  • Emory Buford Ashurst Collection (AFC/2001/001/75995), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

Online Format

  • audio

Additional Metadata Formats

Rights & Access

Using VHP Material in Publication or Exhibition

The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress collects, preserves and makes accessible the firsthand recollections of U.S. military veterans who served from World War I through more recent conflicts and peacekeeping missions, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand what they saw, did and felt during their service. The Veterans History Project Collection includes oral histories along with documentary materials such as original letters, diaries, photographs, and memoirs.

Veterans and interviewers contribute these materials to the Library for scholarly and educational purposes, retaining any copyright they may hold. Therefore, permission must be obtained before using the interview or other materials in exhibition or publication. Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these materials should contact the Veterans History Project for assistance.

As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot give or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item from the Library’s collections and for securing any necessary permissions rests with persons desiring to use the item.

Please contact us with questions.

Obtaining Copies of VHP Materials

In order for VHP materials to be duplicated, we must receive written permission from the interviewee for you to obtain a copy of the recording unless the proposed use is limited to personal use, research, or other uses permissible by copyright law. If the interviewee is deceased, their next-of-kin may grant written permission.

Please contact VHP for assistance if you need to contact a veteran for permission to use their materials in exhibition or publication, or if you have received permission from the veteran and need access to high-resolution copies of VHP collection materials.

Citing VHP Materials

Please use the following formats when citing Veterans History Project materials (substituting the appropriate name and collection ID number).

Materials as a whole:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Manuscript material:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Memoirs (MS02), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Transcript (MS04), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Correspondence (MS01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Recording:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Audio recording (SR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Video recording (MV01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Photograph:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH01), photographer unknown, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.
  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Photographs (PH03-PH14), Ralph Williams photographer, Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Computer file:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Computer file (CF01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Artifact:

  • John P. Snodgrass (AFC 2001/001/[VHP collection]), Artifact (AR01), Veterans History Project Collection, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Davis, Natalie F, Augustin Clayton Chapter Daughters Of The American Revolution, and Emory Buford Ashurst. Emory Buford Ashurst Collection. 1940. Personal Narrative. https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.75995/.

APA citation style:

Davis, N. F., Daughters Of The American Revolution, A. C. C. & Ashurst, E. B. (1940) Emory Buford Ashurst Collection. [Personal Narrative] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.75995/.

MLA citation style:

Davis, Natalie F, Augustin Clayton Chapter Daughters Of The American Revolution, and Emory Buford Ashurst. Emory Buford Ashurst Collection. 1940. Personal Narrative. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc2001001.75995/>.