Architecture

Long, Mary-Jane. (1 of 13). National Life Story Collection: Architects' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:31:38

  • Shelf mark

    C467/26

  • Subjects

    Architecture

  • Recording date

    1997-10-15

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's office, London

  • Interviewees

    Long, Mary-Jane, 1939- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Lever, Jill (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 1: Description of Mary Jane Long’s [MJL] family background in United States; her mother’s German immigrant family, and her father’s background in mid-west; her father’s service in U.S. Army Air Corps during First World War, and career in building materials supply business; MJL’s New Jersey childhood, her brother and paternal grandfather; MJL’s and her father’s religious beliefs; MJL’s schooling, and the family’s mock-Tudor house in New Jersey; multi-racial character of school. Family’s move to Montreal, and description of French character of Montreal; MJL’s schooling in Montreal.

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