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Document Details


Title: William Glenn Courtright
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: William is a long-time resident of Larkspur where his mother, Mary Kelly Courtright, was the City Clerk for 28 years and the Postmaster for 11 years. William talks about his family and growing up in Ross Valley, and takes us on a trip to places and homes long since gone. This interview is filled with warm reminiscences of the railroads and ferries and documents people and lifestyles in Marin during the 1920s and 1930s. Included are descriptions of Larkspur, Kentfield, Greenbrae, and the Ross Valley.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/wgcourtrightft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Courtright, Wiliam Glenn, 1903-1989
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker place of birth: San Francisco, CA; California; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: City official; Post office official
Age at speaking: 78
Document location: Novato, CA
Document date: 07-Jun-1981
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: OHI0029593-32819