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Document Details


Title: Marius Cordone
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room
Collection: Carla Ehat Oral History Program for the Anne T. Kent California Room
Description: Born in San Anselmo in 1898, Marius tells the story of the Guiseppe Cordone family and the “Cordone Gardens” – the 30 acre vegetable and fruit ranch where Drake High School stands today. Marius discusses his youth, education, and 45 year career in the real estate business and the changes that have taken place in Marin over the course of his life. He shares his recollection of Sleepy Hollow, and the Hotaling Dairy (the first certified grade “A” dairy in California). He also mentions the Traxler Ranch and Hawthorne Terrace. Marius was an active, alert and accomplished businessman with a reputation of integrity and fair play.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/mcordoneft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cordone, Marius
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: San Anselmo, CA; California; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman
Document date: 10-Sep-1979
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Kent, Anne
Locations discussed: California; Marin County, CA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; California--History; Community; Local history; Marin County (Calif.)--History; Marin County, CA; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029592-32818