Louisville Metro Archives & Records Center

Interview with Mrs. Dorothy Bryant Willard

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Wed, 10/02/1985

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85-OH-16

Discusses how she came to reside at Ormsby Village. Mother had died and father was ill. She had stayed with her brother and sister-in-law, but asked her father to place her in home. Ward of the County - Resident of Ormsby Village, 1935 - 1943. Children made fun of her for having crossed eyes. Describes a typical day at Ormbsy Village, living conditions and routines in cottages and extra curricular activities, music and organized sports. Talks about schools and teachers and availability of religious services.

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