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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1985
Scope & Content Interview by Margaret Roques of Kathleen G. Crouthamel Brown (b. 09/21/1925), daughter of Jacob & Nelli Groft Crouthamel.

Digital copy available
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00:00:20--childhood memories, cousin teased her that somebody was going to eat the sand in her sandbox so she told her grandfather to bring it in, pipeless heater in house-strip of coconut candy dropped down and scented the house
00:01:40--memories of close friend, told each other they would be their bridesmaids and it happened, friends their whole lives
00:02:37--Marion Allebach was a teacher, couldn't play the piano
00:03:30--moved during high school, took French instead of math
00:04:33--skipped a grade, started college at 16
00:04:46--bully at school, would beat little girls
00:05:50--part-time jobs
00:07:08--Christmas with stepmom's family
00:07:49--marriage/courtship-long-distance relationship, "if I don't meet anybody by my birthday in September, I'll marry you"
00:11:10--attended different churches
00:13:40--memories of children (Stephen and Barbara)
00:15:00--hobbies
00:15:30--work at Grandview Hospital
00:17:18--technology
00:19:13--driving--didn't drive until age 19 because of World War 2 and gas rationing
00:19:53--World War 2-low male college attendance, dated a serviceman, lost family members
00:23:55--morality has deteriorated, but medicine is better
00:25:50--comments on women's lib / feminism
00:26:20--comments being a grandmother
Length of Interview 00:27:36
Object ID # 2013.25.134
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Brown, Kathleen G. Crouthamel, 1925-
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes