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Baby Boom Generation (1946-1964)
Date of Interview
Highland Park, Saint Paul, 1946
Oral History | Psychology
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bonnie Resig is a Caucasian female born on December 26, 1946. She lived with her mother, father, and older sister. Her dad owned a grocery store called Most Food Market. Her mom began working when she was in junior high. Resig is Jewish. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Resig gives a description of their home life and extended family that they would visit and were close with. She describes her cultural Judaism and the holidays they would celebrate. Resig goes on to talk about her childhood and the games she would play with the neighborhood kids. She talks about the values that permeated her neighborhood at the time, live and let live, and the “Golden Rule”. Resig goes into detail with her experiences in school, sharing a lot of stories of her time there. Resig touches on important figures in history. She shares the story of when she met Paul Newman. Lastly, she reflects that her best memories involve her parents and says how lucky she was to have them as her parents.
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Luker, Julie M., "Bonnie Resig" (2022). Saint Paul and Surrounding Area. 10.