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  • Text: parents choose to send you to Mrs. Eastman’s (school). 5 Miss Maurits: Well I was an only child and they just thought it was better to be in smaller classes. Interviewer: You, you mentioned, that you spent a good deal of time, studying music, voice. Miss
Maurits, Evangeline

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  • Description: for about forty-three years total. She was involved with the Urban League, Community Concerts Organization, and Baxter Community Center. She was Vice-President of the Civic Theatre, and established music scholarships to the Interlochen Arts Academy. Mary
  • Text: outstanding educations and special types of instruction such as in music, dancing, theatre training, interior decoration and my parents too took an active participation in so much of the civic life. 2 Interviewer: I just want to interrupt you a moment
Baloyan, Mary

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  • Text: there were parties like that at the Voigt House? I think so because… George: My mother uses to speak that way. She used to go there quite often. Helen: I think so, because your aunt used to talk about those little gold chairs. George: Yes. The musical
Jackoboice, George and Helen

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  • Text: a regular clubhouse? 7 Blake: Oh, yes, they, they had their own clubhouse, owned it, one of the first in the country to build and own their own clubhouse. The St. Cecilia was another, it was the first musical organization to build their own clubhouse
Blake, Dorothy

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  • Text: … people they named-they changed names and they didn‟t play music-German music. And they were awfully prejudiced about the Germans and then, of course, when it came to the Second World War they were even more so. Because of the cruelty of… we‟ve never had
Warner, Mary

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  • Text: be a regiment, with a band and the parade it, this, they would play patriotic music before the parade began. And often the parade started on Sheldon. Sometimes up around on Jefferson. And I could, I‟d run down the street and see all the parades, as a matter
Robinson, Doris

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  • Text: with courses and lectures and courses in music, you know, the St. Cecilia Society came in there. Interviewer: Was that an important organization? Miss Perkins: That was very important when it was begun, and it was begun by some very important, society within
Perkins, Mabel

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  • Text: meant to me and how she effected my wanting to be an actress. But when I was nine and ten years old, I was very involved in Park Church and there were quite an extraordinary woman named Mary Einecke she was married to our musical director Harold Einecke
Wilson, Elizabeth

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  • Text: . Looks to me like cherry wood and it looks so pretty how could they left it out of…..You know they have oak in the Music Room and … Mrs. McLachlan: Oak was a big thing in those days. Interviewer: Yes. Mrs. McLachlan: Especially quarter-sawed oak
McLachlan, Veronica

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  • Text: Grinnell, Henry Lawrence (Brother) · 1, 4, 5, 11 H Hazeltine Family · 10, 11 P Perkins, Mrs. Voigt · 3, 10 S Saint Cecilia Music Society · 8 Sherman, Howard · 6 Squier, John W. (Grandfather) · 1 Squier’s Opera House · 1 12 Steketee Family · 6 W U
Hodgen, Ruth

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  • Text: Washington. And that was the Madison Avenue crowd. Our parties were always in people’s homes. We didn’t have clubs to go to, we did, but it wasn’t the place for young people. Many of the homes had ballrooms, and player pianos for our music, and we had
Judd, Dorothy

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  • Text: . He sold Steinways and all kinds of musical instruments. Interviewer: Would that be like Old Grinnell Brothers downtown or,… Knappen: Same thing, that‟s what I was trying to think of. Interviewer: I see. Knappen: That kind of business. And he died
Knappen, Claire