Anne Becknauld

Miss. Anne Becknauld 1899-1972

 Inteviewed by W. Langlois 1970

Schoolteacher, Bombay, NY. Potsdam Normal School

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         Tape 1



Track 1


Family background;  growing up in Bombay New York; household furniture and fixtures lat 19th earl 20 Centuries; history of Bombay; household life; raising livestock and killing them for food; childhood play; attending school; going to high school in Brasher Fall and a Catholic Boarding School.


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Track 2

More on Schooling and training to be a teacher; family life in Bombay NY; parental discipline; history of life in Bombay in the early 20th Century; family diet and gardening; smallpox epidemic 1908 and being quarantined; spring tonic; local doctors.

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