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Richard Rodgers's Oral History #2

Dublin Core

Title

Richard Rodgers's Oral History #2

Subject

Richard Rodgers
Betty Turnell
oral history
recording
interview
wood block pavement
streets
creosote
YMCA
Decatur Club
Presbyterian Church
drainage ditch
Polar Ice Company
plowing the streets
street cars
clearing the tracks
sidewalks
horse-drawn plow
horses
sled
sleigh
automobiles
tires
crank starters
gasoline burners
touring cars
electric cars
grocery orders
Dreamland Park
carnivals
amusement park
Riverside Park
circus
baseball
Hotel Orlando
Powers Opera House
Millikin National Bank
Linn and Scruggs
Billy Sunday
Lincoln Theatre
Home Telephone System
Western Union
Postal Telegraph

Description

This is the second oral history of Richard Rodgers. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on Decatur 12, 1988. This interview included information about Decatur in the early 1900s.

Creator

Interviewee: Richard Rodgers
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

Richard Rodgers

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

December 12, 1988

Contributor

Betty Turnell

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

Decatur, IL

Format

.mp3
.pdf

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH76

Coverage

oral history, recording, Richard Rodgers, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

Richard Rodgers

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

see .pdf

Original Format

cassette tape

Duration

1:05:22

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown