Transportation, Shops and Income in Margaret's Childhood

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Title

Transportation, Shops and Income in Margaret's Childhood

Description

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.

Creator

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1903

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC13-08

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

10:09

Sound File Location

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

Clip Location

Hour 13, clip 08

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) , “Transportation, Shops and Income in Margaret's Childhood,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed August 23, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/161.