Julie M. Luker
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.
Julie M. Luker
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Sally Jean Heuer is a Caucasian female born on June 29, 1952. She is the second oldest of four girls. Her father was a mechanical engineer, and her mother was a stay-at-home mom. She grew up Lutheran. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Heuer starts by describing several memories that she has about her family life: recalling some of the animals that they had, how her immediate family was close to their extended family, as well as sharing some vacation memories. She goes into detail about how household chores were divided amongst the family members, as well as the organization of them, including how they were a tradition-based household. She mentions how she felt like her family's socioeconomic status wasn't too different from the rest of her neighborhood; describing it as somewhere in between middle and upper middle class. Heuer talks about her family's religious upbringing, and how her family and the friends around her were involved with the church and their religion. She briefly discusses how the neighborhood around her home looked: explaining the nature and types of people that lived there, and how it was quite peaceful. She mentions the value of being nice and not bullying one another, as well as the roles that mothers had in their neighborhood and kids. Afterwards, she touches on the activities that were done for leisure time, which consisted of a lot of outside and inside game-playing, as well as watching the TV. Heuer recollects some of her memories of her schooling. She ends the interview by describing the local issues affecting the neighborhood, talking about topics such as civil rights, discrimination, environmental awareness, nuclear energy, Vietnam War, and fallout shelters.
Printing is not supported at the primary Gallery Thumbnail page. Please first navigate to a specific Image before printing.