Kenneth on the Great Stout Story

Dublin Core

Title

Kenneth on the Great Stout Story

Subject

Stout

Description

Kenneth's mother, Mae, was anemic and was told by her doctor that she should have a stout or dark beer that would help her overcome her anemia. This was standard procedure in those days. The father, Brad, was preaching against alcohol consumption and was working toward its prohibition. Brad told Kenneth that he was about to order a keg of dark beer or stout for his mother, and when it came, he wanted Kenny to tap it and give her a drink. The barrel dropped down the stairs, bounced several times before Kenneth was able to stabilize it. As he was trying to open it the beer spilled all over and filled the house with the smell of alcohol. When Brad came home, he looked the situation over, and he just looked at Kenneth in disgust.

Creator

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1915

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC73-04

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

Kenneth Landon (1903-1993)

Duration

20:01

Sound File Location

Box 82: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" CDs 51-75

Clip Location

Hour 73, clip 04

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993), “Kenneth on the Great Stout Story,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed November 30, 2022, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/282.