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Carolyn Carlson - Rochester

Carolyn (Cari) Carlson shares stories from her childhood in the Chicago area, many of them based on her parents’ Swedish customs. After her marriage to Clayton Carlson in 1947, they moved to Rochester, Illinois. Ninety-one at the time of this interview, Cari also shares many memories of Rochester. She has been in several groups over the years that celebrate the community’s history.

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Caption

Carolyn Carlson proudly has her photo taken with her first grade class at Rochester Elementary School during the 1962-1963 school year.

Where:

Rochester, Illinois

When:

1962-1963

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain

Caption

Carolyn Carlson at the time of her interview in May 2018.

Where:

Home

When:

May 2018

Ownership:

Narrator’s photo



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