Siam Furlough: Kenneth on Meeting His Tour Guide in Jerusalem (John)

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Title

Siam Furlough: Kenneth on Meeting His Tour Guide in Jerusalem (John)

Description

From Egypt, Kenneth went over to Jerusalem and stayed with a resident American community there. There were riots between the Jews and the Arabs, and the Armenians were caught in the middle. Kenneth fell in with a young Armenian who was driving an Erskine 6 car, a nice new one. He wanted Kenneth to hire him to drive around for so much a day, and once again Kenneth bargained. They would go as friends, and Kenneth would pay all the gas, food, and lodging expenses, to which the Armenian agreed. A very nice fellow. The two of them toured all over Palestine, the Dead Sea, and the Sea of Galilee, where they stayed with some monks. 

Creator

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1931

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC60-11

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 Landon (1903-1993)

Duration

2:07

Sound File Location

Box 78: Item 1: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 55-60

Clip Location

Hour 60, clip 11

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993) , “Siam Furlough: Kenneth on Meeting His Tour Guide in Jerusalem (John),” Wheaton College Digital Exhibits, accessed January 15, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/559.