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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1998
Scope & Content Interview by Elisabeth Clemmer of Ethel Y. Alderfer Clemmer (b. 05/13/1928), daughter of William & Ida Yoder Alderfer.

Digital copy available.
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Start time Subject
00:00:00 introduction
00:00:29 father's genealogical/biographical info
00:01:44 mother's genealogical/biographical info
00:03:53 grandparents' bios/stories
00:06:20 family home/home life/chores
00:09:09 discipline
00:10:53 siblings
00:12:06 illnesses
00:13:31 holidays
00:14:26 vacations
00:14:36 pets
00:15:06 typical Sunday
00:17:18 elementary school/teachers/memories
00:21:20 hobbies/interests
00:22:38 religion/religious attitude
00:23:48 meeting spouse/courtship/marriage
00:25:58 married life/first house
00:26:37 first job
00:27:16 cars
00:27:58 church
00:28:39 children/raising children/discipline
00:30:09 children's biographies
00:31:07 on being a grandparent
00:32:04 on being a "senior citizen"
00:32:18 "too soon old and too late smart"
00:32:42 interests/hobbies
00:33:42 thoughts on retirement
00:34:27 historical events/inventions
00:36:55 favorite President
00:37:40 what was better in the past than the present?
00:38:20 what is better in the present than the past?
00:38:33 most significant achievement
00:38:59 end of audio
Length of Interview 00:38:59
Object ID # 2013.25.191
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Clemmer, Ethel Y. Alderfer, 1928-
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes