Margaret's Birth Certificate

Dublin Core

Title

Margaret's Birth Certificate

Description

Margaret's birth certificate was registered in Kenosha County. When she went to Siam with Kenneth in 1927 she had to send for her birth certificate. It was then that she discovered that it read "Female Mortenson." Adelle had to go to the Wheaton courthouse and swear out an affidavit asserting that Margaret was who she said she was.

Creator

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1903

Rights

This digital object is protected by United States copyright legislation and/or related rights. This digital object is accessible without charge but its use is subject to the licensing conditions set by the Landon estate. The Landon estate currently reserves all rights.Unless expressly stated otherwise in the licensing conditions, you are free to browse print and make a copy for your own personal purposes. All other acts of reproduction and communication to the public are subject to the licensing conditions attached to the digital object.

Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC11-10

Provenance

Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Margaret Landon

Sound File Location

Box 75: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 1-20

Clip Location

Hour 11, clip 10

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993), “Margaret's Birth Certificate,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed June 26, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/104.