Oral History Interview with L. B. Blackmon, April 10, 2007

Description:

Transcription of a phone interview with L. B. Blackmon of Corpus Christi, Texas, a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. Brown talks about his time in the Marines as well as life growing up during the Great Depression and other biographical information. He recalls memories of surviving Pearl Harbor, guard duty around naval storage in Hawaii, and the Horse Marines.

Creator(s):
Location(s):
Creation Date: April 10, 2007
Partner(s):
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection(s):
Texas Oral History Collection
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
World War Two Collection
National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 167
Past 30 days: 8
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Interviewer):
Creator (Interviewee):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Fredericksburg, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 10, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Hawaii
Place
United States - Louisiana
Place
United States - Texas - Nueces County - Corpus Christi
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From July 4, 1920 to April 10, 2007
Description:

Transcription of a phone interview with L. B. Blackmon of Corpus Christi, Texas, a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. Brown talks about his time in the Marines as well as life growing up during the Great Depression and other biographical information. He recalls memories of surviving Pearl Harbor, guard duty around naval storage in Hawaii, and the Horse Marines.

Note:

Transcribed on May 15, 2007 in Beeville, Texas.

Physical Description:

35 p. ; 28 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): oral histories | biographies | interviews | campaigns | Pearl Harbor | Horse Marines | WWII
Contributor(s):
Partner:
National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Collection:
Texas Oral History Collection
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Collection:
National Museum of the Pacific War Oral History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: NMPW_OH_Blackmon
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth193878
Resource Type: Text
Format: Text