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Florence Allen Oral History
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Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, April 2005


Biographical Note:

Florence Allen was born March 10, 1899 in Wabash, Indiana, the daughter of Thomas and Francenia Loughery Jester.  She attended Wabash High School for three years and was a member of the Wabash Christian Church.  On November 5, 1919, she married Richard E. Allen, with whom she would have two daughters.  She died in Wabash, Indiana in April 1983.  

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains a transcript of an interview done with Florence Allen of Wabash, Indiana.  In the interview she discusses many topics, such as her family history, the KKK in Wabash, vaudeville, and the Great Depression.  This collection is indexed.

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Size of Collection:
1 transcript
Collection Dates:
Wabash Carnegie Public Library



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