Oral History Interview With Carole Gouaux

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Title

Oral History Interview With Carole Gouaux

Description

Carole describes living in Yonkers when there still was trolleys, her gas light home and teaching in Yonkers.

Creator

Yonkers Public Library

Source

Carole Gouaux

Hudson River Museum

Publisher

Yonkers Public Library

Date

2/22/2017

Contributor

Carole Gouaux

Hudson River Museum

Format

MP3

Identifier

2018.015.015

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Rosa Sudol

Interviewee

Carole Gouaux

Location

Yonkers Riverfront Library

Original Format

MP3

Duration

29:22

Time Summary

1:32-First job working at polls in Yonkers at School 23.
2:04-Attending School 25
2:25-Fish pond at School 25.
3:33-Going to Junior High at School 16.
3:38-Attending Gorton H.S.
4:25-Participation in school activities.
5:00-Teaching at Saunders H.S.
5:30-Teaching English at Middle School then High School.
6;25-Teaching good career for women at that time.
7:32-Trolleys cars in Yonkers.
8:19-Knife-sharpener and umbrella seller in Yonkers.
10:43-Working at the Hudson River Museum as a senior docent.
12:47-Family history.
15:30-Family life in Yonkers.
16:38-Water-skiing on the Hudson River.
18:36-Neighborhood in Yonkers.
20:04-Gaslite home where Carole grew-up.
23:57-Going to the First Presbyterian Church.
26:32-Changing attitudes towards teachers and schools.

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Citation

Yonkers Public Library, “Oral History Interview With Carole Gouaux,” Yonkers Public Library Archive, accessed December 17, 2018, http://archive.ypl.org/items/show/521.