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Oral History: Dolcini, Earl, August 9, 1984 [interview]
Dolcini, Earl, 1909-
Ehat, Carla
Martinelli, Genevieve
Date Created and/or Issued
August 9, 1984
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Oral Histories
Rights Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
August 9, 1984
Copyright 2009, Anne T. Kent California Room, Marin County Free Library
Earl tells the story of his Swiss immigrant family, hard-working and well-educated, who have ranched in Marin since 1852. Each of Earl’s six siblings was given a dairy, and Earl himself was a successful rancher. Earl discusses both the joys and the disadvantages of modern ranching. He asserts that Marin County milk is exceptional due to the natural forage and mild climate. Earl concludes the interview with his views on the future of ranching in Marin. 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.
sound cassette; minutes
OH_Dolcini, Earl
OH_Dolcini, Earl, 1929-
Oral Histories
Dairy farming
Ehat, Carla
Martinelli, Genevieve
Dolcini, Earl, 1929-
Marin County (Calif.)
Nicasio (Calif.)

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