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The Resource Grace Cooper Oral History Transcript

Grace Cooper Oral History Transcript

Label
Grace Cooper Oral History Transcript, 1986
Title
Grace Cooper Oral History Transcript
Inclusive dates
1986
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection contains 1 transcript of an interview with Grace Cooper. The topics include: farming techniques, rural life, domestic life, & the Great Depression
Biographical or historical data
Born December 25, 1890, in Peru Indiana, Grace Cooper (Miller) was a wife and mother who lived through the drastic social and technological changes in small town America. Her parents had 9 children, and Cooper's father left when she was 3 years old; her mother remarried a few years later. At the age of 18 1/5, Grace secretly married Clint Cooper, 22, in 1909. He moved to California to work on electric cars and after the birth of their 2nd son, she joined him in Pasadena, California. They moved back to Indiana in 1915 where they bought a farm in Kokomo. They bought a Model-T Ford and had many advanced appliances and farm tools, but no electricity in the house. Together they had 5 children, 4 who were still living at the time of the interview. Clint died in 1969. At the time of the interview, Grace was 96 years old.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cooper, Grace
  • Depressions
  • Farm life
  • Indiana
Label
Grace Cooper Oral History Transcript
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/OHT063_Cooper_Grace_Oral_History_Transcript.pdf
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Finding aid created 2012/03 by Claire Rutledge
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20472698
Extent
1 transcript
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
George Dingledy, Wabash Carnegie Public Library Oral History Project.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935379752
  • (OCoLC)935379752
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Label
Grace Cooper Oral History Transcript
Link
http://www.in.gov/library/finding-aid/OHT063_Cooper_Grace_Oral_History_Transcript.pdf
Note
Processing Information: Finding aid created 2012/03 by Claire Rutledge
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20472698
Extent
1 transcript
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
George Dingledy, Wabash Carnegie Public Library Oral History Project.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935379752
  • (OCoLC)935379752
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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