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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1985
Scope & Content Interview by Kevin Leidig of Ernest R. Clemens (b. 03/17/1900), son of Jacob & Hanna Rittenhouse Clemens.

Digital copy available.
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Start time Subject
00:00:00 genealogical information
00:01:02 first home/father's ministry/farming
00:10:28 chores
00:10:58 family/special events
00:15:23 church/baptism/sermons
00:18:05 occupations
00:22:40 The Great Depression
00:24:21 school/school experiences
00:30:48 transportation
00:33:19 pastimes/hobbies
00:39:46 what was better in the past than the present?
00:40:56 what is better in the present than the past?
00:42:25 end of audio
Length of Interview 00:42:25
Notes Obituary:
Clemens, Ernest Rittenhouse, 97, Lansdale, Pa. Born: Mar. 17, 1900, Hatfield, Pa., to Jacob C. and Hannah Rittenhouse Clemens. Died: July 3, 1997, Towamencin Twp., Pa. Survivors - wife: Lois Gunden Clemens; daughter: Pauline C. Fisher; brother: James R. Clemens; 2 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by: Clara Nice Ruth Clemens (first wife). Funeral and burial: July 7, Plains Mennonite Church, by Michael A. Meneses, John L. Ruth, and Daniel W. Lapp.

(Gospel Herald, Jul. 29, 1997)
Object ID # 2013.25.173
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Clemens, Ernest R., 1900-1997
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes