Irene Savage King

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Irene Savage King
05/06/1960

Irene (Savage) King’s father was Judge William E. Savage. In 1882 he acquired a 160-acre homestead in Savage Canyon, where he built a six-room ranch house. Irene King began riding horses at a young age and became an accomplished rider, winning competitions at the state level. She talks about her riding, the establishment of Evergreen School, attending dances, her family, and other prominent families in Whittier. She also mentions the Chinese Massacre of 1871, in which 18 Chinese immigrants were lynched in Los Angeles' Chinatown. Interviewer is LoVerne Morris.

Subjects:

  • King, Irene. (King Savage)
  • Morris, LoVerne L. 1896-1994.

Audio (side A), 27:28

Audio (side B), 16:42

Audio (side C), 22:57

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