Oral Histories: F

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Flora, Betty Ogden
Interviewed August 22, 1989

Betty Ogden Flora, seasonal neighbor and childhood friend of Margaret Truman Daniel, recalls activities that occurred at 219 N. Delaware. Flora was involved in the Penny Ice Fund, the Henhouse Hicks Secret Six Society, and many other games with Margaret and the four Allen girls both inside and outside the Truman home.

Interview Not Transcribed

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Foglesong, George
Interviewed June 24, 1997

Mr. Foglesong was the retired carpenter-turned-contractor who oversaw extensive repairs to the Truman Farm Home in 1984-1985. He discusses the condition of the home and work that was completed by the Truman Farm Home Foundation.

Interview Not Transcribed


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