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Oral Interview with Dick Wilding

Richard Wilding Interview-Edit.mp3

Interview with former MCPL Library Director Dick Wilding who shares his memories of his time as part of the Mid-Continent Public Library system.

Irene Zamrripa Lopez - 7/15/2014

Irene Zamarripa Lopez was born November 9th, 1937 in Turner Kansas. Irene moved to Kansas City at age thirteen in 1951. She attended West Junior High…

Lynn Wild - 4/10/2014

Lynn Wild is a Wild Senior Outreach Librarian that grew up in Nebraska.

Interviewee Birth Year: 1951
Interviewer Birth Year: 1970
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Eugenie Maynard - 05/03/2015

Eugenie Maynard was born in Minnesota in 1950. She went to school in Moorhead, earning a degree in Accounting. During her school years from 1969-1972…

Gail "Randy" Randall Thompson, Jr.- 4/6/14

Gail "Randy" Randall Thompson, Jr. was born in Bakersfield, CA. At the age of two, his family moved to Kansas City, MO where his folks bought at house…

Cecil Simons - 06/27/2014

Cecil H. Simons was born in a log cabin in Lindy, Missouri on January 24, 1921. Lindy, Missouri was a small town (that no longer exists) in New Madrid…

Colleen Power -8/4/14

Colleen Power was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She remained there until 1985 when she moved to Kansas City, Mo to go to Rockhurst College. She lived…

Margaret Pixley James - 05/02/2015

Margaret Pixley James was born March 7, 1927 in La Jolla, CA. She has been active in community service all her life and worked to promote racial…

Jo Newsom - 8/4/14

Jo Newsom was born in Carrolton, Mo. She was raised on a farm and came to Kansas City to teach where she remains in the Northland.

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Susan Hiland- 05/02/2015

Susan Hiland went to Oak Park High School. A love of storytelling in high school led to theatre, announcements, broadcasting, and journalism. She grew…