Bob Strongman's Oral History

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Title

Bob Strongman's Oral History

Subject

Bob Strongman
Betty Turnell
oral history
recording
interview
childhood
N. Union St.
winter
snow sled
Pugh School
ice skating
horse plow
ice wagon
street hockey
Lincoln School
Marietta School
one room school
Enterprise School District
recitation bench
recess
Roosevelt Junior High School
model T pickup truck
Buckmeisters Grocery Store
neighborhood grocery stores
Piggly-Wiggly
Tasty Bread
Decatur High School
E.J. Muffley
Lee Pigott
boat races
Russell Shaffer
student-built boats
mid-year graduate
YMCA
Gunhill Johnson Crippled Children's Room
polio
swim therapy
35 mil film projector
grammar class
algebra class
Great Depression
Assistant Boys Secretary
YMCA Boys Department
Bread Salesman
Assistant Sales Manager
photography
Pfiles Camera Shop
Decatur Herald & Review
changes to photography
photography equipment
coal mines
weddings
industrial photography
processing
Bill Summer
Decatur Camera Club
changes at the Herald & Review
Presidential candidate whistle stops
Kennedy campaign
Russian Missile Crisis
disasters
Wooden Shoe Fire
Bob Hope State Fair trip
Victor Borge
Governor Ogilvie
Richard Nixon
press credentials
background check
aerial photography
retirement
freelance work
Harry Truman
Parkview Motel
Truman's visit to Decatur
Truman's Whistle stop
Decatur, IL

Description

This is the oral history of Bob Strongman. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell. The interview includes his career as a photographer for the Herald and Review.

Creator

Interviewee: Bob Strongman
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

Bob Strongman

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

unknown

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

Pfile's Camera Shop
Decatur Herald and Review

Format

.mp3

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH52

Coverage

oral history, recording, Bob Strongman, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

Bob Strongman

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

none

Original Format

cassette tape

Duration

41:28

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

Collection

Citation

Interviewee: Bob Strongman Interviewer: Betty Turnell , “Bob Strongman's Oral History,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 2, 2022, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/5052.