Oral history interview with Mary (Mrs. Charles) Glynn and her daughter Barbara Gantenbein

Glynn, Mary (Charles, Mrs.)
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  • Creator interviewed by Howard Fredricks
  • Format Sound Recordings
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1977 Mar. 31.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 sound tape reel (approximately 60 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips ; 7 in. + 1 transcript (41 leaves ; 28 cm) + 2 audiocassettes
  • OCLC ocm45826260
  • Finding Aids
    • Name index


  • Mary Glynn describes growing up in Reno, Minnesota, where her father was a railroad worker and her mother kept a hotel in the late 1800s. She discusses family, education, early medical care, the railroad and hotel industries, and her life married to a railroad worker, Charles Glynn. Her daughter, Barbara Gantenbein, talks briefly during the interview, recalling the family's living quarters in train depots and her own education.