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Document Details


Title: Nell Doherty
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: Nell has been a resident of Larkspur since 1906. She describes early, turn-of-the-century Larkspur, including the Larkspur Inn, Escalles, the Bon Aire Hotel, life along the Corte Madera Creek and the “Rose Bowl” dances. She also discusses the volunteer fire department, Owl’s Wood, Jim Corbet and the Tiscornia property. In addition, she talks about her husband’s lumber company, the “Hot Houses” of George Nivens, the early Arks, and Hill’s Boat House. This interview was recorded at Nell’s residence in Greenbrae.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/dohertyft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Doherty, Nell, 1885-1984
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1885
Speaker place of birth: Los Angeles, CA; California; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 90
Document location: Greenbrae, CA
Document date: 12-Mar-1975
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: OHI0029597-32825