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Bertha Smith Interview, 1962-06-21, 1962-07-16


Content Description

From the Collection:

The Santa Barbara Legacy Reel Audio Tape Collection contain recordings of oral histories, radio programs, meetings, lectures, telephone conversations, ceremonies, and music perfomances of local old timers and influential people. These 184 electronic files, extracted from 98 one quarter-inch reel-to-reel magnetic tapes, represent the earliest audio recordings made by the Santa Barbara Historical Museum.


  • 1962-06-21
  • 1962-07-16

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


2 Electronic files

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Materials Specific Details

Track 1 is part one of an oral history interview with Bertha Gregory Smith (Mrs. Alfred Smith, Sr.), recorded in June and July 1962. The first portion of Track 2 is a reading by Dorothy Holmes Toporeck of her newspaper article, sourced from her interview with Bertha Smith. Starting at 01:06:23 of Track 2 is part two of an oral history interview with Bertha Gregory Smith.

Repository Details

Part of the Gledhill Library Repository

136 E. De La Guerra
Santa Barbara California 93101 USA