Lucinda Jean Arthur Oral History
1 tape, 1 transcript

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                     Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, April 2005                        

Biographical Note:

Lucinda Jean Arthur was born May 13, 1916 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.  Her parents were Dr. W.D. Hays and Ida Stevenson Hays.  Her extensive education includes an A.B. from Seton Hill in Pennsylvania, an M.S. in education from Indiana University, and an Indiana teacherís license.  She taught science for seven years in Indiana classrooms.  She and her husband, Thomas C. Arthur, a Presbyterian minister, raised four boys:  William Howard, Thomas Joseph, James Stevenson and John David.  She began working at the James Whitcomb Riley Home in 1981.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains an interview of Lucinda Jean Arthur, conducted by Carol Cummings on June 30, 1987.  Arthur discusses her work as a hostess at the James Whitcomb Riley Home in Greenfield, IN.

Item Listing:




1 Tape

Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 tape, 1 transcript

Collection Dates:



ISL Oral History Project, 30 June 1987



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