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Object Name Recording, Audio
Title Baghurst, Martha Troupe, 1924-
Date 1989
Scope & Content Interview by Joy Good of Martha Troupe Baghurst (b. 02/15/1924), daughter of John & Alma Sandel Troupe.

Digital copy available.
Start time Subject
00:00:00 biographical/genealogical information
00:00:33 father's genealogy/bio
"Presbyterian Minister of the Gospel"
Published two books, wrote for local newspaper
Restored and ran a mill
00:02:15 mother's genealogy/bio
00:04:22 grandparents
"My mother's father grew up in Palestine"
00:06:48 siblings
00:09:00 early life/memories
tornado destroyed church and part of house
00:09:50 games and chores
00:11:32 illnesses
Ate a crayon, causing sickness and darkspot on neck
00:12:32 holiday celebrations
00:14:24 vacations
00:15:15 favorite pets
00:16:35 events of a typical sunday
00:17:35 school memories
00:20:21 high school experience
00:21:35 relationship with parents
00:22:59 courtship/dating/marriage
00:27:41 children
00:31:32 grandchildren/being a grandparent
00:32:58 being senior citizen / too soon old, soo late smart
00:33:56 fulfilling activities
00:34:42 problems and frustrations
00:35:51 historical events
00:36:14 dating
00:41:02 most significant achievement
00:42:59 end of audio

Object ID # 2013.25.43
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes