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Oral history interview with Alice C. Rockey
- 1977-04-19 (Creation)
0.1 cubic feet; 1 audiocassette (1 hr., 1 min., 22 sec.)
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Alice Carey Rockey, nee Alice Mary Bidwell Carey, was born in Portland, Oregon, in 1890. She attended Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. In 1914, she and Eugene Watson Rockey were married; they later had four children. She died in 1983.
Sources: Vital records on Ancestry.com; information provided by Rockey this interview and an additional oral history, SR 9475, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
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This oral history interview with Alice C. Rockey was conducted by Charles Digregorio in Portland, Oregon, on April 19, 1977, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program.
In this interview, Rockey speaks at length about the life and career of her father, Charles Henry Carey, a Portland lawyer and historian. She talks about her early life in the Riverdale neighborhood of Portland, including her education, her social life, and her recreational activities. She also discusses her marriage to Eugene W. Rockey, and her involvement with the Portland Junior League.
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Copyright for this interview is held by the Oregon Historical Society. Use is allowed according to the following statement: Creative Commons - BY-NC-SA, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
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An additional oral history interview with Alice C. Rockey, SR 9574, and the Charles Henry Carey papers, Mss 45, are also held by the Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
Preferred citation: Oral history interview with Alice C. Rockey, by Charles Digregorio, SR 9575, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.
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Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard), 2nd Edition.