Series SR 466 - Oral history interview with Lorna Grabe, by Bob Zybach

Oral history interview with Lorna Grabe, by Bob Zybach [Sound Recording 01] Oral history interview with Lorna Grabe, by Bob Zybach [Sound Recording 02] Oral history interview with Lorna Grabe, by Bob Zybach [Sound Recording 03]

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SR 466

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Oral history interview with Lorna Grabe, by Bob Zybach

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  • 1989-12-28 (Creation)

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2 Audiocassette (1 hr., 29 min., 45 sec.)
online resource (3 audio files (1 hr., 29 min., 45 sec.)

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(1928-1993)

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Lorna Mae Grabe, nee Dohrer, (1928-1993) was born in Iowa, where she attended Iowa City High School and taught school for a few years. In college, she met her husband, Don Grabe (1925-2016). They married in 1950 and had three children. They moved to Oregon in 1968, where she studied art at Linn-Benton Coummunity College and became involved in the Soap Creek Schoolhouse Foundation.

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Grabe discusses the Soap Creek Schoolhouse Foundation, which was formed to preserve the Soap Creek Schoolhouse, which is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. She also discusses stories of a ghost haunting the schoolhouse. Audio files created from OHS copies.

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Creative Commons - Attribution, ShareAlike (BY SA) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

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Copyright held by Oregon State University.

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  • English

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Soap Creek Valley History Project Oral Histories (OH 006), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

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Oral history interview with Lorna Grabe, by Bob Zybach, 1989 December 28, SR 466, Oregon Historical Society Research Library

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Transcript published as: Lorna Grabe : family history and the story of the Soap Creek Schoolhouse Foundation / interview by Bob Zybach. Corvallis, Or. : OSU Research Forests, College of Forestry, [1990] (Monograph / Soap Creek Valley History Project, OSU Research Forests ; no. 1)
OHS Call Number 979.534 S676 no. 1

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Digitization funded by the James F. Miller Endowment.

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