Oral history samples

A while back at Bob Shepherd’s Otis Manor Studios, members Dot Rowe and Bob Pollock sat with us to record some relaxed reminiscences. They’ve agreed to allow the recordings to be available here and we invite you to enjoy the conversations we’ve captured.


Dot Rowe
with Sue Langman (21:12)
Her earliest memory at 2-1/2 years, moving during the Depression, confronting her mother’s racial remarks, testing with a pharmaceutical company, teaching, dealing with a child’s birth defects and much more…

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Bob Pollock with Sue Langman (20:52)
In his “88 and a halfth” year, our ranking elder takes us through his fascinating life. His mother, an attractive nurse, gets the eye from his fellow shipyard workers. Later, Bob discusses his strained relationship with his father.

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