Margaret's Third Grade

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Title

Margaret's Third Grade

Description

Margaret did third grade at an open-air school. It was a new idea to which Adelle subscribed, so she sent her two daughters there. The kids would wear their winter coats and sit in the cold for school, putting their feet in a box to keep them warm. Margaret went there for that one year. Evanston was famous for its good schools. With the black people coming from the South to work in Evanston, schools were always integrated.

Creator

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1911

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC13-05

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

Duration

1:43

Sound File Location

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

Clip Location

Hour 13, clip 05

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) , “Margaret's Third Grade,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed June 26, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/158.