Oral History interview wih Leo Tobey of Malone New York recorded in 1970

Listen to or read the oral history inteview with Leo Tobey 1895-1975 of Malone, New York recorded in 1970. Mr. Tobey was a civic politician in Malone NY.

Leo Tobey

28/10/2011

Mr. Leo Tobey b. 1895-1975

 

Village of Malone Civic Politician

 

Tape 1

Side 1 

 

Growing up in Malone; losing his parents and being taken in by an Aunt; home furnishings ca. 1900;attending various schools in Malone NY in the early 20the Century; Going to work at 16 in the retail business; discusses what they did on various holidays during the year, Christmas etc.; The Franklin County Fair; Aunt was a dressmaker; childhood.

 

 Audio

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Audio

[audio:http://www.reynoldstonnewyork.org/wp-content/FCRTR-111-1-A.mp3]

Side 2

 

More about growing up; becoming involved in politics, as Malone Town Clerk, Malone Town Supervisor and as a County Welfare Commissioner; local politics in Malone NY; His various roles and responsibilities; discussion of his home on S. William Street in Malone.

 

Audio 

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Audio

[audio:http://www.reynoldstonnewyork.org/wp-content/FCRTR-111-1-B.mp3]

Click on Transcript to read the transcipt of the interview:

TRANSCRIPT

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