Mesa County Oral History Project ➔ Oral History of Tom and Helen Williams

Oral History -- Audiocassette

Thomas and Helen Williams, he a Greek immigrant and she the daughter of Greek immigrants, discuss early life in Grand Junction, immigrant life, owning a grocery store, financial hardships due to the Great Depression, and selling ice cream during the summers from a small horse-drawn wagon.
Content Date:
1910 – 1978
Interview Date:
March 11 – 18 1978
Related collection
Mesa County Oral History Project The Mesa County Oral History Project began as a joint project of the Museums of Western Colorado and Mesa County Libraries (MCL) in 1975.

What IS Oral History?
An oral history is an audio or video recording of a person speaking about their personal, lived experience of historical events. 

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Related people
Thomas (Tom) Williams (narrator)
Evelyn H. Kyle (interviewer)
Helen Andros Williams (narrator)
Related place
Grand Junction (references)