Ann K. Ray (then Patterson) was a student at Whittier Elementary School from 1943, when she attended second grade, through sixth grade. In this interview, conducted by fourth-grade members of the Whittier Student Historians’ Club, she reminisces about her years at Whittier, including the year that she and her siblings came down with scarlet fever, the trouble she got into for drawing in chalk on the walls outside school, and how nice the janitor was to her family.
This interview is one of a series of interviews recorded by fourth-grade students from Whittier Student Historians’ Club at Whittier Elementary School.
Scarlet fever quarantine.
View DVD and time-indexed summary at Carnegie Branch Library.