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Title
Oral History of John Awdry Armstrong
Creator
Ontario City Library
Collins, Robert H., Dr
Date Created and/or Issued
1978-02-27
Contributing Institution
Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
Collection
California Revealed from Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
Rights Information
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Description
John Awdry Armstrong was the son of John Samuel Armstrong, founder of Armstrong Nurseries. J. Awdry, as he was known, was born in Ontario, California on January 24, 1899 and was the only son of John S. and Charlotte Armstrong to survive to adulthood. He attended local schools and graduated from UC Berkeley in 1922. He returned to Ontario to join the family business immediately after graduation. After Armstrong Nurseries incorporated, J. Awdry was named Executive Vice President, then later President, and eventually became Chairman of the Board. In his interview, J. Awdry discusses his early life and family, the founding of Armstrong Nurseries by his father, and important aspects of Armstrong Nurseries including its location, rose breeding, and rose patents. A guide to a separate collection of materials related to Armstrong Nurseries can be found here: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt9s2042mx/
Type
sound
Format
Copy
Extent
2 Tapes of 2
Identifier
con_000070
Language
English
Place
Ontario (Calif.)
Provenance
Ontario City Library
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