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Baby Boom Generation (1946-1964)
St. Louis Park
Date of Interview
St. Louis Park, Minneapolis, 1949
Oral History | Psychology
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Cynthia Kalland is a white female born on September 25th, 1949. She was born and raised in Saint Louis Park. She lived with her dad, mom, and older sister. Her dad was a pharmacist and her mother was a housewife. She is agnostic. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Kalland describes her parents history and how they got together. She talks about how close her family was. She talks about her pet toy poodle and how it liked everyone in the family except for her dad. She describes the different religious influences of her family and what traditions her kids still follow. Kalland describes the beautiful neighborhood she explored as a kid. Kalland values instilled in her from her parents: diversity and education, and how intellectual philosophical discussions were important in her home. She described planning trips with the family, states they visited, and her love of musicals. Kalland tells of her time in school and trips she went on as a Saint Louis Park Parkette. Lastly, Kalland talks about antisemitism of the time, global events and her relationship to those events, and famous persons from Saint Louis Park.
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