Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Ruth Hill Cooke: Living the California Consciousness: Carmel, S.F., and the World, 1895-1963

Interviewee(s):
Cooke, Ruth Hill
Interviewer(s):
Cline, Jr., Fred A.
Title:
Ruth Hill Cooke: Living the California Consciousness: Carmel, S.F., and the World, 1895-1963
Abstract:
Interviews conducted in l982 by Fred A. Cline, Jr. Copy of photograph inserted. Donated Oral Histories Collection. Growing up in Pacific Grove, Sebastopol and Santa Rosa; teaching in country school in Oregon in Finnish community; study of physiotherapy during World War I and rehabilitation work with U.S. Army after the war; marriage and move to Carmel in l924; Noël Sullivan and the musical community there; travels in Mexico, Europe, Alaska, etc.: establishment of Barn Door Canteen in Carmel during World War II; purchase and operation of Fields Book Store in San Francisco. With this, as v. 2 (box): documents supporting the interview, including letters from Noël Sullivan and Lotte Lehmann, and from Finnish people, clippings, etc.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
1982
Project:
Community and Identity - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10364895
Rights:
Cooke, Ruth Hill. "Ruth Hill Cooke: Living the California Consciousness: Carmel, S.F., and the World, 1895-1963." Interview by Fred A. Cline in 1982. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1983.