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Interview with Dorothy Titchener

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Contributor

Titchener, Dorothy ; O'Neil, Dan

Description

Dorothy Titchener speaks about her life including her marriage to Paul Titchener, the founder of Broome Community College, and working twenty years as chairman of the Housing Authority. She mentions her affiliation with the Business and Professional Women's Club and their efforts to nominate Judge Sarah Hughes as Vice President during the Eisenhower-Taft election. She lists among her acquaintances individuals, such as, President and Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Governor Rockefeller. She also details her achievements with the Girl Scouts Council and purchasing a lake, named Amahami, as a camp for the Girl Scouts club.   She mentions her affiliation with the  Junior League and Business and Professional Women's Club, as well as other local organizations.

Date

1978-03-15

Rights

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: Broome County Oral History Project, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

Date Modified

2016-03-27

Is Part Of

Broome County Oral History Project

Extent

33:54 Minutes ; 11:28 Minutes ; 30:07 Minutes

Date of Interview

1978-03-15

Interviewer

O'Neil, Dan

Interviewee

Titchner, Dorothy

Duration

33:54 Minutes ; 11: 28 Minutes ; 30:07 Minutes

Date of Digitization

2016-03-27

Collection

Broome County Oral History Project

Subject LCSH

Titchener, Dorothy -- Interviews; Broome County (N.Y.) -- History; Binghamton (N.Y.); Broome Community College; Titchener, Paul; Girl Scouts of the United States of America; Women -- Societies and clubs; Junior League of New York; Business and Professional Women/USA; Women -- Political activity

Amahami Girl Scout Camp; Girl Scout Council; Housing Authority; Politics

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: Broome County Oral History Project, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

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The Broome County Oral History Project was conceived and administered by the Senior Services Unit of the Office for the Aging. Funding for this project was provided by the Broome County Office of Employment and Training (C.E.T.A.), with additional funding from the Senior Service Unit of the National Council on Aging and Broome… More

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“Interview with Dorothy Titchener,” Digital Collections, accessed June 17, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/544.