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Object Name Recording, Audio
Title Allebach, Preston A., 1906-1997
Date 1985
Scope & Content Interview by Renae Allebach of Preston A. Allebach (b. 12/23/1906), son of Romanus & Lizzie Alderfer Allebach.

Digital copy available. You can listen to a portion of the interview in this clip: Click Here
Start time Subject
00:00:00 genealogical information
00:00:58 early home life/school
00:05:05 occupations
00:06:20 marriage/courtship
00:08:56 first car/cars/transportation
00:12:14 church/church life
00:16:23 marriage residences/farm
00:19:56 corn picker accident
00:21:15 farm work (good descriptions)
00:26:00 current occupation
00:26:32 family
00:27:52 the Great Depression
00:29:20 flu
00:32:19 first airplane/victrola
00:35:52 what was better in the past than the present?
00:37:39 end of audio
Length of Interview 00:37:39
Notes Obituary:
Allebach, Preston A., 90, Harleysville, Pa. Born: Dec. 23, 1906, Harleysville, Pa., to Romanus and Lizzie Alderfer Allebach. Died: Nov. 7, 1997, of cardiac arrest. Survivors - 4 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Ada Cassel Allebach (wife) and Robert (son). Funeral and burial: Nov. 11, Towamencin Mennonite Church, by Steven C. Nyce and Glenn M. Alderfer.
Object ID # 2013.25.32
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Allebach, Preston A., 1906-1997
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes