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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1985
Scope & Content Interview by Tammy Martin of Edna M. Landis Clemmer (b. 02/12/1924), daughter of Samuel & Pearl Miller Landis.

Digital copy available
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00:00:00 parents/siblings
00:01:00 schooling
00:02:20 growing up on a farm
00:03:40 left school after 9th grade, worked in a factory
00:04:50 marriage/courtship (boyfriend drafted so they wrote letters every day for three years, he was in Civilian Public Service)
00:06:25 transportation
00:07:00 church
00:07:50 farming technology
00:08:30 current hobbies, jobs
00:09:22 family home better in the past
00:10:20 husband's career
Length of Interview 00:11:34
Notes Obituary:
Edna (Landis) Clemmer, 83, of Souderton, went home to be with her Lord Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008 at Grand View Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Jonas S. Clemmer.

She was born in Telford to the late Samuel and Pearl (Miller) Landis.

Edna was devoted to her family and enjoyed playing games with her friends.

She was a member of Salford Mennonite Church of Harleysville, where she was active in the church's sewing circle.
Object ID # 2013.25.188
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Clemmer, Edna M. Landis, 1924-2008
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes