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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1978
Scope & Content Interview by Jenny Halteman of great-aunt Mary K. Bean (b. 03/06/1899), daughter of Warren & Anna Kulp Bean.

Digital copy available
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Start time Subject
00:02:48 doll story
00:04:20 epidemics, diseases
00:06:33 going visiting
00:16:55 transition of church services to English
00:25:03 enjoyed recreational activities such as sledding and ice-skating
00:26:00 men received a horse and buggy around age 18
00:28:36 church deacon was the first one with a car
00:32:00 worked for around $1.50 a day
00:35:22 loved to sew: "Mary, you're gonna die with a needle in your hands."
00:40:15 farm was isolated but not lonely
Length of Interview 00:43:21
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 # 2013.25.62
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Bean, Mary K, 1899-1995
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes