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Document Details


Title: Nellie Codoni McIsaac
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: An early West Marin resident, Nellie was born on a dairy ranch in Tocaloma, where her Swiss parents had settled in the 1860s. Nellie describes life on the ranch, her school at Jewell, her fellow classmates and neighbors, rides to San Rafael on a buckboard carriage, and the early hotels at Olema, Camp Taylor and Tolacoma. She also tells of her courtship and marriage to a neighbor’s son and their life together.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/nmcisaacft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: McIsaac, Nellie Codoni, 1882-1978
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1882
Speaker place of birth: Marin County, CA; California; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 94
Document date: 08-Jan-1976
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: OHI0029612-32843