Cracker Barrel Chats

In this Section we capture free-form discussions of family members, school mates, neighbors or groups of others with common interest, interacting about their remembrances, experiences and curiosities about life in and around the Greater Elk Grove area. Recordings will be listed alphabetically either by family namely subject matter. All recordings throughout the collection will be cross-referenced, as applicable, between Sections.

Elk Grove History Summary

Longtime area educator, historian and author, Mrs. Elizabeth Pinkerton, presented a detailed summary of the history of Elk Grove to the membership of the Elk Grove Historical Society. The Foundation was there to capture her presentation and has produced seven Episodes from her presentation.

Ep. 1 - Native Peoples to 1840 - Elizabeth Pinkerton
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Ep. 3 - 1870 to 1900 - Elizabeth Pinkerton
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Ep. 5 - Executive Order 9066 , Japanese Internment - Elizabeth Pinkerton
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Ep. 2 - 1840 to 1870 - Elizabeth Pinkerton
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Ep. 4 - 1900 to WWII - Elizabeth Pinkerton
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Ep. 6 - WWII to 1960 - Elizabeth Pinkerton
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Ep. 7 - 1960 to 2017 - Elizabeth Pinkerton
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Rhoads Schools Classmates

 

“In March 2017, the Linda Mae Mahon Lema Foundation interviewed six graduates of the historic Rhoads Schoolhouse. Built in Sloughhouse in 1872, and in use until 1947, students from the first to the eighth grades were taught at the same time in this one-room school. The former classmates in our discussion were Betty Woolever, Melba Mosher, Joan Holt, Leo Fassler, Ray Martinez and Leslie Ostman.”

Rhoads School Classmates 1 - LMML Foundation
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Rhoads School Classmates 3 - LMML Foundation
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Rhoads School Classmates 2 - LMML Foundation
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Rhoads School Classmates 4 - LMML Foundation
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Rhoads School Classmates 5 - LMML Foundation
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