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Jane Cushing Abraham and Byron Abraham Interview, 1962


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


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


1 Electronic files

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Materials Specific Details

Jane Cushing Abraham is interviewed by Dorothy Holmes Toporeck on the subject of Janie's early days as "secretary of everything" for the Santa Barbara Normal School. Also contributing to the interview is Jane's husband Byron Abraham and friend, Julie Forbes. The undated interview was conducted in the Abraham's Queen Anne Victorian home at 1721 Santa Barbara Street.

Repository Details

Part of the Gledhill Library Repository

136 E. De La Guerra
Santa Barbara California 93101 USA