Sydney Weedon Templeton (1894-1994) oral history


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Transcription:
Creators:
Templeton, Sydney Weedon, 1894-1994, Interviewee
Adler, Rhea Saul, 1906-1990
, Interviewer
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Text
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Description:
Interview with Sydney Weedon Templeton by Rhea Adler in June, 1976.

ABSTRACT:
Locale of childhood from 1895 presently lives in Scarsdale, NY

Family lived in Wilmette Father commuted to Chicago from Llewelyn Park Station

House built for Weedon family by a local carpenter, surrounded by fields, unpaved streets

First motor cars on Hill St. (now Maple)

Wild flowers bloomed profusely then

Cows, abattoir on Isabella; Horse-drawn carts and carriages

Grocery orders taken in person - delivered later the same day

Laundry man injured by a run-away horse

Mother Weedon's school --Public school routes traveled, all wooded, wooden sidewalks, spring wild flowers grew under them, walked

High School at New Trier - rode trolley or bicycled

Typhoid fever, dress alterations, Anniversary, gardening, chickens, ducks, rabbits, root cellar, baking

Swimming in Lake Michigan

Reading Elbert Hubbard - bookbinding

Oil lamps - gas lights - mantles, electricity

Art, Hull House - Jane Addams --"The Cow" , framing, Van Gogh, Nova Scotia, Ginger Hill

Amy and husband, botanists; Dorothy and husband - trip to visit sisters

Winifred Weedon - Vivian Weedon

Carleton Washburne, Winnetka system - book publishing

Victoria's jubilee,Father's trip to England - his mother grew up at Court - Hardy
family

Place of Publication:
Wilmette, Illinois
Date of Original:
June, 1976
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
R977.31 TE
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
1976
Copyright Holder:
Wilmette Public Library
Copyright Holder Contact Information:
1242 Wilmette Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091
U.S.A.
Contact:
Wilmette Public Library
Email:
WWW address:
Agency street/mail address:
1242 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL
60091-2558
U.S.A. Phone: 847-256-6930
Sydney Weedon Templeton (1894-1994) oral history
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Sydney Weedon Templeton (1894-1994) oral history


Interview with Sydney Weedon Templeton by Rhea Adler in June, 1976.

ABSTRACT:
Locale of childhood from 1895 presently lives in Scarsdale, NY

Family lived in Wilmette Father commuted to Chicago from Llewelyn Park Station

House built for Weedon family by a local carpenter, surrounded by fields, unpaved streets

First motor cars on Hill St. (now Maple)

Wild flowers bloomed profusely then

Cows, abattoir on Isabella; Horse-drawn carts and carriages

Grocery orders taken in person - delivered later the same day

Laundry man injured by a run-away horse

Mother Weedon's school --Public school routes traveled, all wooded, wooden sidewalks, spring wild flowers grew under them, walked

High School at New Trier - rode trolley or bicycled

Typhoid fever, dress alterations, Anniversary, gardening, chickens, ducks, rabbits, root cellar, baking

Swimming in Lake Michigan

Reading Elbert Hubbard - bookbinding

Oil lamps - gas lights - mantles, electricity

Art, Hull House - Jane Addams --"The Cow" , framing, Van Gogh, Nova Scotia, Ginger Hill

Amy and husband, botanists; Dorothy and husband - trip to visit sisters

Winifred Weedon - Vivian Weedon

Carleton Washburne, Winnetka system - book publishing

Victoria's jubilee,Father's trip to England - his mother grew up at Court - Hardy
family