Margaret was Always Popular

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Margaret was Always Popular


Margaret has always been popular, a "top dog." She always had friends, always was team leader, class president, etc. It was natural to her and everybody took it for granted. In seventh grade she had her reverses: her parents wouldn't let her go to dancing, although she was already the best dancer in her class


Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)


January 1, 1914


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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



Sound File Location

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

Clip Location

Hour 13, clip 01


Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical


Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) , “Margaret was Always Popular,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed August 10, 2020,