Transportation, Shops and Income in Margaret's Childhood

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Transportation, Shops and Income in Margaret's Childhood


Margaret recalls transportation in her childhood, how easy it was to travel around in the city and its neighboring towns because streetcars were everywhere. She tells about the shops on Central Street near the railroad station. The annual income of A.D., Margaret's father, was $5,000, which was considered a substantial amount in those days.


Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)


January 1, 1903


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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


Margaret Landon



Sound File Location

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

Clip Location

Hour 13, clip 08


Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical


Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) , “Transportation, Shops and Income in Margaret's Childhood,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed August 10, 2020,