Siam: Margaret and Kenneth Describe Monsoons

Dublin Core

Title

Siam: Margaret and Kenneth Describe Monsoons

Subject

Monsoons

Description

Kenneth and Margaret describe the monsoon rain and its sudden, violent hits. Kenneth explains the rainy season process and the crop seasons it gave for different areas in the peninsula. Some regions had three crop seasons while others had two. A monsoon rain would hit very suddenly and violently. One moment you were dry and the next you were soaked, and there was "no-inbetween" They sound was awe-inspiring, and it was especially dreadful in the jungle.

Creator

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

Date

January 1, 1929

Rights

This digital object is protected by United States copyright legislation and/or related rights. This digital object is accessible without charge but its use is subject to the licensing conditions set by the Landon estate. The Landon estate currently reserves all rights.Unless expressly stated otherwise in the licensing conditions, you are free to browse print and make a copy for your own personal purposes. All other acts of reproduction and communication to the public are subject to the licensing conditions attached to the digital object.

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

Duration

5:36

Sound File Location

Box 77: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 38-54

Clip Location

Hour 51, clip 10

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

URL

http://espace.wheaton.edu/lr/a-sc/landon/chronicles/LC51-10.mp3

Citation

“Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) Landon, Kenneth (1903-1993)” , “Siam: Margaret and Kenneth Describe Monsoons,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed October 28, 2020, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/653.