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Document Details


Title: Frances Rowland
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: Frances was the wife of Herbert Rowland (great grandson of Ignacio Pacheco), whom she met in Shanghai in 1937 when Herbert was Chief Purser on the S. S. President Cleveland. Married in San Rafael in 1942, the couple lived in Japan from 1946 to 1953, and then moved to the Pacheco Rancho in 1967. In order to keep 70 acres of their property in agriculture, they started a vineyard in 1970, making Herbert the only estate winemaker in Marin County.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/frowlandft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1984 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rowland, Frances, 1918-1996
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1918
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Vinyardist
Age at speaking: 66
Document location: Marin County, CA
Document date: 02-Aug-1984
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Martinelli, Genevieve Cochrane, 1899-1996
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: OHI0029619-32850