The Story of Kenneth's Birth

Dublin Core

Title

The Story of Kenneth's Birth

Description

Kenneth tells about his birth, how his father and a friend were negligent in letting his mother struggle alone upstairs giving birth to him, and how she expressed her anger to get the men's attention.

Creator

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)
Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)

Date

Mar 27 1903

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC01-11

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 and Margaret Landon

Duration

1:54

Sound File Location

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

Clip Location

Hour 1 clip 11

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) Landon, Margaret (1903-1993), “The Story of Kenneth's Birth,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed October 28, 2020, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/48.