Margaret Had to Walk Past a Saloon

Dublin Core

Title

Margaret Had to Walk Past a Saloon

Description

During her many visits to Grandmother in Racine, Margaret would be sent to a store to get, say, a loaf of bread. Once she had to walk past a saloon to get to the store. She had never seen a saloon or a drunk person before, so she would get close to the door of the saloon and run as fast as she could to avoid what she perceived as a danger.

Creator

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1912

Rights

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Format

.mp3

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

2:41

Sound File Location

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

Clip Location

Hour 14, clip 01

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) , “Margaret Had to Walk Past a Saloon,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed December 5, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/164.