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Sound / Oral History: Ansel, Valerie, July 12, 1976 [interview]

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Title
Oral History: Ansel, Valerie, July 12, 1976 [interview]
Creator
Ansel, Valerie, 1892-1988
Ehat, Carla
Kent, Anne Thompson
Date Created and/or Issued
July 12, 1976
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Collection
Oral Histories
Rights Information
copyrighted
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
July 12, 1976
Copyright 2009, Anne T. Kent California Room, Marin County Free Library
Description
A Marin teacher and principal for over 46 years, Valerie took her first job in Tomales in 1913. She taught in San Anselmo from 1914 to 1959, and shares her memories of instructing many prominent Marin residents. Valerie comments on how education has changed throughout her lifetime, and makes a plea for the return to basic instruction. From 1974 to 1984, Carla Ehat, with partner Anne Kent, and later Genevieve Martinelli, interviewed a broad spectrum of Marin County's long-time residents, from ranchers to politicians, including descendants of early pioneer families. This program was co-sponsored by the Marin County Free Library and the Moya Library in Ross. The resulting archive, consisting of nearly 300 recordings and their corresponding transcriptions, are housed in the Anne T. Kent California Room at the Civic Center branch of the Marin County Free Library.
Type
sound
Format
2 sound cassettes; 120 minutes
Identifier
OH_Ansel, Valerie
http://contentdm.marinlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/ohp/id/203
Language
English
Subject
Oral Histories
Teachers
Education
Ansel, Valerie, 1892-1988
Ehat, Carla
Kent, Anne Thompson
Place
Marin County (Calif.)
Tomales (Calif.)
San Anselmo (Calif.)

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