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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ion Maywood Bethel
RLIN number: NXCP87-A
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Marine Corps Project
Description: Early years and schooling in Texas, Texas A & M, 1925; World War I enlisted service, 1918-1919; commissioned 1925; match rifle and pistol competition; duty in China, 1927-1929; assignment to Civilian Conservation Corps; textile engineering course, Lowell Textile Institute, 1937-1939; procurement and supply duties; World War II, Supply Officer, 3rd Marine Division; Procurement Section, Marine Corps Supply Department, Philadelphia, 1945-1950, and Headquarters Marine Corps, 1950-1952; Quartermaster General of the Marine Corps, 1957-1958; Marine Corps supply and procurement procedures, and personalities.
Extent: Transcript: 115 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bethel, Ion Maywood, 1900-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1900
Speaker occupation: Marine Corps officer
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Frank, Benis M.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps; U.S. Marine Corps
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Armed Forces--Procurement; North America; U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps; U.S. Marine Corps; United States; Veterans
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bethel, Ion Maywood, 1900-; United States--Marine Corps--Procurement
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016824-12267