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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1980
Scope & Content Interview by Carol Guntz of great-aunt Mary K. Bean (b. 03/06/1899), daughter of Warren & Anna Kulp Bean.

Digital copy available. You can listen to a portion of the interview in this clip: Click Here
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Start time Subject
00:00:24 born in 1899, used to brag "I was born in the other century"
00:01:06 injured herself sliding on ice at age 14
00:03:55 father was ordained as bishop
00:05:44 put her feet on the bench in front of her at church to prevent people from sitting there
00:08:44 "you should forget the unpleasant things"
00:11:43 was very moved by a baptism in creek
00:12:40 5-week tour of Europe
00:21:32 trip to the holy lands- Egypt, Lebanon, and Israel
00:27:15 life started for her at age 65
Length of Interview 00:28:59
Notes Obituary:
Bean, Mary K., 96. Born: March 6, 1899. Died: Sept. 30, 1995, Lansdale, Pa. Survivor-sister: Martha K. Moyer. Graveside service: Upper Skippack Mennonite Church Cemetery, by Ray K. Yoder , Alice Good, and Charles Ness.

(Gospel Herald, Oct. 31, 1995)
Object ID # 2013.25.63
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Bean, Mary K, 1899-1995
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes