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Oral History:

Interview#: OH015
Interviewee: Mildred & Philip Swisher
Interviewer: Barbara Ditman, Todd Keppel
Date: 9/08/2010
Location: 2825 East Mount Street
Length: 56:05
Subjects: Klamath Falls    

Time Index
Topic
0:00 - 1:31 Introductions.
1:32 - 7:32 Mildred's family history (Father, Earl Doyel Anderson; Husband, Keith; Mother-in-law, Margaret Frank Swisher; Ed Gary).
7:34 - 11:36 Guss and Kate Hilyard(Children: Faral (Sons: Garrett Dean (Wife, Jean),Glen(Wife, Shirley), Gertrude);Chett Barton).
11:37 - 18:25 Potato harvesting.
18:26 - 32:41 Neighborhood history and business.
32:42 - 34:50 Changes in Klamath Falls.
34:51 - 38:03 Philip's family and history; Ray LaMarsh; Work with Balsiger Motor Company; Education at OTI.
38:04 - 44:44 Philip's work as a volunteer firefighter, care salesman, special deputy, code enforcer, and drug team scout, Ray LaMarsh.
44:45 - 49:02 Faral Hilyard and his son Garrett.
49:03 - 52:58 Idela's store; Soder's Market, previously Bertha's.
52:59 - 56:05 Observations of what was the Hilyards' land.
Picture of Philip SwisherPIcture of Millie Swisher
Interview audio

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