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Baby Boom Generation (1946-1964)
Date of Interview
Roseville, Saint Paul, 1950
Oral History | Psychology
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Phoebe Antonio - biological name Judy Ann Heuer - is a white female born on September 21, 1950. She is the oldest of four daughters. Her father was a mechanical engineer, and her mother worked as a special-ed teacher. She grew up Lutheran. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Antonio starts by briefly touching on the socioeconomic status that her family maintained, as well as some household pets that they have. She mentions how one of the things she valued about her parents were their thoughts of education and explains her education paths. She goes on to describe the impact that religion had on her and her family's life growing up, explaining the ways that they were involved with church. Antonio talks about the neighborhood that she grew up in, and how a lot of leisure time was spent doing outside activities. She mentions the values of composting and recycling, being kind, and sharing. Afterwards, she explains several more examples of leisurely time, such as playing board games, dolls, vacations, road trips, and television. She touches on schooling. She ends the interview by describing the local issues affecting the neighborhood, such as racism, Kennedy's death, the Vietnam War, and videos that taught individuals how to protect themselves from a nuclear warhead.
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Luker, Julie M., "Phoebe Antonio" (2022). Saint Paul and Surrounding Area. 26.