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Robert Walters' Oral History

Dublin Core

Title

Robert Walters' Oral History

Subject

Robert Walters
Betty Turnell
oral history
recording
interview
Decatur, IL
painting
oils
realistic painting
canvas
landscapes
streams
Big Creek
Rock Springs Nature Center
photographs
seasons
Fall
Winter
Blue Mound Fair
honors
Pfile's Camera Shop
Mr. Pfile
Decatur Camera Club
black and white photos
color photos
photo processing
assignments
judging
First Methodist Church
Astronomy Club
YMCA
amateur astronomer
Halley's Comet
telescope
World War II
6" refractor
pottery
wood carving
ceramics
jewelry

Description

This is the oral history of Robert Walters. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell in 1985. The interview covers his passion for painting and photography.

Creator

Interviewee: Robert Walters
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

Robert Walters

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

1985

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

painting
photography
Decatur Camera Club
Astronomy Club

Format

.mp3

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH86

Coverage

oral history, recording, Robert Walters, Betty Turnell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Betty Turnell

Interviewee

Robert Walters

Location

Decatur, IL

Transcription

none

Original Format

cassette recording

Duration

21:16

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

Files

OH86-Mr Robert Walters 1985.mp3

Collection

Citation

Interviewee: Robert Walters Interviewer: Betty Turnell , “Robert Walters' Oral History ,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 23, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/5074.