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Catalog Number CC2014.16.1
Title Memories of Christmas Pageants Past
Credit line Courtesy of Ron Ponzar.
Collection Oral History Collection
Object Type Digital Gift
Date 2014
Narrator's name Ron Ponzar
Description/Scope & Content Oral history interview with narrator Ron Ponzar, at Our Story, Our Time Oral History Forum event, December 18, 2014, at Hampton History Museum Great Hall. Narrator and curator Mike Cobb describe Christmas pageant memories at Hampton Christian Church and Fort Monroe Chapel of the Centurion; lights and decorations in Merrimac Shores, at local businesses, and at Chamberlin Hotel; television broadcast of Christmas Eve service at St. John's Church; and favorite foods, seasonal films and literature, and gifts.
Interviewer Cobb, Mike
Interview date 2014-12-18
Interview place Great Hall, Hampton History Museum
Length of Interview 00:25:51
Extent of Description Master video file (mp4)
Web access video file (mp4)
People Ponzar, Ronald E.
Topics Businesses
Place Names District08--Downtown
Road--E.Queen St.
Road--W.Queen St.
Structure--Hampton Christian Church
District--Fort Monroe
Structure--Chapel of the Centurion
Structure--Chamberlin-Vanderbilt Hotel
Notes Oral history interviews are the personal memories and reflections of the narrator, and the Hampton History Museum cannot guarantee the accuracy of an interview's content. The views and opinions expressed by the narrator are not necessarily those of the Hampton History Museum or City of Hampton.

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