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Item or Series Title Thelma E. Sanford Oral History
Catalog Number 1991-05-001.015
Parent Catalog Number 1991-05-001
Link(s) Thelma Sanford oral history, part one
Thelma Sanford oral history, part two

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Thelma Sanford oral history transcript
Description An oral history from Thelma E. Sanford, the daughter of Arthur C. Haite, who ran a furniture business and funeral home in Lansing in the early 20th century. Along with her interview, Mrs. Sanford provided several photocopied newspaper clippings and photos. She was interviewed by her daughter Patricia Sanford Brown at her home at Burcham Hills, East Lansing, on August 22, 1990.

A transcript for this recording is linked with the audio files below.
Collection Title Voices of Lansing Oral Histories
Creator Sanford, Thelma E.
Other Creators Greater Lansing Chamber of Commerce
Brown, Patricia Sanford
Date 1990
Dates of Creation August 22, 1990
Physical Characteristics For web version
Sample Type: 22050 Hz Stereo, 32-bit
(MP3 80Kbps CBR)

Original WAV recordings are on the Local History network.
Object Name Oral History Recording
Copyright Information Capital Area District Libraries has received unrestricted rights for the oral histories contained in this project. For assistance in properly crediting these materials in a research project or other re-use, please contact the Forest Parke Library and Archives at
People and Organizations Haite, Arthur C.
Haite, Dora
Sanford, Thelma E.
Lansing School District
Search Terms Oral history
Cities & towns
Lansing (Mich.)
Furniture industry
Furniture stores
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Funerary facilities
North Lansing
Old Town