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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1985
Scope & Content Interview by Keith Bowman of Donald G. Brown (b. 12/13/1918), son of William & Mazie Dunn Brown.

Digital copy available
00:00:56-brother killed at 2 years old, run over by a truck
00:01:20-Benjamin R. Meyers elementary school
00:01:50-strict discipline in school, loved it, "in those days there was no such thing as drugs or alcohol or that sort of thing"
00:02:28--varsity football, baseball
00:02:40--worked two years, went to Drexel 2.5 yrs, "then World War 2 came along", enlisted in the army
00:03:30--army experiences, in Battle of the Bulge
00:04:40--went back to Europe for ski trips
00:05:28--post-war economy
00:07:30--memories of Great Depression
00:08:30--today's moral standard isn't lower, drugs are the big issue
00:09:00--family life, chores
Length of Interview 00:10:11
Notes Obituary:
Donald G. Brown, age 91, a resident of Madison, Ohio, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2010, at Rae-Ann Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Geneva.

Born Dec. 13, 1918. in Yardley, Pa., he was a son of the late Mazie (Dunn) and William Warner Brown. A Veteran, he was a decorated U.S. Army Captain of World War II, serving in the 10th Armored Division.

Donald was a manufacturing representative of Electronics

He enjoyed playing golf, gardening, dancing, skiing and spending time with his family. He was a member of Fritz Masonic Lodge No. 0308.

Survivors include three daughters, Lynn (Michael) Clark of Geneva, Donna (Norman) Herz of Denver, Colo., and Martha (O.P.) Jackson of Charleston, S.C.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Walter, Robert and William.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Noon, Saturday, April 24th, at the Behm Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva, Ohio.

Funeral Service will follow at 12 p.m., Noon, at the Funeral Home, with the Rev. William G. Alvey officiating. Final resting place will be at Lawnview Cemetery in Rockledge, Pa.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44119-1330.

(Star-Beacon, Ashtabula, Ohio, 4/20/2010)
Object ID # 2013.25.133
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes