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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1991
Scope & Content Interview by Renita Bergey of Henry B. Bergey (b. 10/02/1922), son of Norman & Bessie Bergey Bergey.

Digital Copy Available
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Start time Subject
00:00:00 Genealogy / Bio
00:00:21 father's genealogy/bio
00:05:16 mother's genealogy/bio
"the greatest gift I could give her was a good boy"
00:16:45 grandparents
00:19:22 siblings
00:20:55 childhood
00:22:25 holidays
00:23:11 vacations
00:23:57 typical sunday
00:25:03 early memories
"strictly pennsylvania dutch while I was growing up"
"did alot of ice skating"
00:30:00 attitude towards religion
00:30:46 courtship, dating
00:34:34 wedding, marriage
00:36:48 occupations
"we didnt need a whole lot of money because we didnt spend a whole lot of money"
00:37:42 transportation
00:38:33 church
00:39:27 family trips
00:40:16 married life
gave up skiing, golfing, etc., because he didnt believe it was good stewardship to do this while he had a family
00:42:49 children
00:46:44 being a grandparent
"when things dont go well with my grandchildren, it hurts me more than it would if it happened to myself"
00:49:59 being a senior citizen
00:50:50 too soon old, too late smart
00:51:27 fulfilling activities
"still not retired yet"
00:51:54 historical evenets
00:55:24 favorite U.S. president
Ronald Reagan
00:56:03 what do you like better about the past / present
00:57:10 end of audio

Object ID # 2013.25.92
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Bergey, Henry B., 1922-
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes