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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: Company · 7, 8 D Dregges Family · 6 11 R Soldier’s Home · 3 Robert Irwin Company · 7, 8 Royal Furniture Company · 7, 8, 10 T S Travis, Calla (Sister) · 4, 5 Travis, James M. (Father) · 2, 3, 4 Travis-Applegate Company · 7, 8 Saint Cecelia Music
Travis, C.C.

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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

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  • Text: . Kindel: Abraham Lincoln? Well that’s World War II. My son was going to be inducted, and I thought I’d take him over to Chicago, we’d go see, Oklahoma was the big musical show you know, we’d go over and get cheered up a little, because I was blue as blue
Kindel, Katrina

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  • Text: lived to maturity, and the last one died only about two years ago. The last uncle was Louis F. Hake. His children were involved in their time with, merchandising, with coal, with insurance, with music, with medicine and practically all the facets
Jackoboice, George

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  • Text: generous in music and so forth and all of them have taken jobs on boards of the hospital or Community Chest or you know. I think all of us were brought up to feel if we happen to have a little more than someone else, that you had a responsibility
Meade, Mary Alice