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Catalog Number OH0355 McHenry
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; partial, transcription

REMARKS: This is an interview with Florence Kohlhagen McHenry. It takes place on July 17, 1978 in the home of Mrs. McHenry in Roseburg, Oregon. The interviewer is Star Eatherington.
Mrs. McHenry was born in Roseburg in 1895 and she lived there until she was in her twenties. In this interview, she tlks about her family, her grandfather, on her mother's side, Martin Ryerson, who came to Roseburg. He was attracted to Roseburg by the stove foundry that was here. She talks about the Howe family and also the Kohlhagen line. Her father was in the meat maret business. She talks quite a bit about this an about the buildings he built in the Roseburg area. She talks about her own life growing up in Roseburg, the schools she attended, the teachers that she remembers, shee talks about the hairstyles. Her mother was a hatmaker and she talks about this and she talks about the parties and the entertainment. She talks about the lecturers and the singers that came to Roseburg.
Title Florence Kohlagen McHenry oral history
Imagefile 102\OH0355.JPG
Accession number 2011.1