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Object Name Recording, Audio
Title Barrow, Violet, 1906-
Date 1981
Scope & Content Interview by Patti Jackson of Violet Barrow (b. 1905), daughter of Alfred & Ann Wilson Barrow.

Digital copy available. You can listen to a portion of the interview in this clip: Click Here
Start time Subject
00:00:31 in England for both World Wars
00:01:13 immigration to the United States
00:03:01 moved to the States in 1960
00:04:41 where Mahatma Gandhi stayed in 1932
00:06:39 never had to do chores as a child
00:08:12 greatly enjoyed swimming in Victoria Park as a child
00:10:55 "The first World War was terrifying, but it was nothing like the second World War."
00:11:20 "buzz bombs"
00:12:12 air raids/bombs
00:14:07 traveled to Holland with her girls' club by boat
00:16:30 had to wear steel helmet and see whether people were injured by shrapnel
Length of Interview 00:21:12
Object ID # 2013.25.53
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes