Roraback, Barbara

Interviewer: Jean McMillen
Place of Interview: 20 Grove St.
Date of Interview:
File No: 46/58 Cycle:
Summary: Dr. Peterson, Grove St. School, Salisbury Knife Handle Factory, Salisbury Visiting Nurses Association, Salisbury Pharmacy (Whitbeck’s), House of Herbs, Salisbury, Lakeville, Jigger Shop, Jakey Holder, Lila Nash, Judge Don Warner, Cock Robin, Agnes & Emily Fowler

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Roraback Oral History Cover sheet:

Interviewee:Barbara Marks Roraback

Narrator;Jean McMillen

File #:46/58

Place of interview:20 Grove Street, Salisbury, Ct.

Date:May 3, 2013

Summary of talk: Family background, born at home, Dr. Peterson, school teachers, neighborhood play areas, Grove St. School, the Grove, Salisbury Knife Handle factory, picture “They made Knife Handles”. Salisbury Visiting Nurses, Whit beck’s Pharmacy, ”Round House”, House of Herbs, Beehive, the Patch, the swinging bridge, the watering kettle, the Jigger Shop, hanging rock, roaring oaks, churches, people of Salisbury: Jakey Holder, Lila Nash, Fran LeMoyne, Judge Don Warner, Cock Robin, and Emily & Agnes Fowler.







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