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Title Oral History of Chuck Oldenburg
Collection Oral History
Scope & Content Chuck Oldenburg was born in 1929 and moved with his family to the Homestead Valley community of Mill Valley in 1963. Since 2000 he has been known as Homestead's unofficial historian. For many years, Chuck commuted to his job at the Richmond research laboratory of Standard Oil Company of California. His oral history describes his active involvement in the historic Homestead Valley community, including his service on the boards of the Land Trust and the Community Association, and his publication of over 180 historical articles in the monthly Homestead Headlines newsletter. Chuck also describes his involvement with the Mill Valley Historical Society, as a board member, creator of 10 guidebooks for the annual "Walk into History," tour guide for 13 years, the author of semiannual Historical Society newsletters as well as biweekly history emails known as "Vignettes."
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Dates of Creation 2015-06-24
Narrator's name Oldenburg, Chuck
Extent and Medium Transcript: 7pp
Recording: 0:25:13
Search Terms 2 AM Club
Barrett, Geoffrey F.
Beck, Helen
Behr, James
Boussy, Henri M.
Brabo, Mary
Historians
Homestead Valley
Homestead Valley Community Association
Homestead Valley Community Center
Homestead Valley Land Trust
Johnson, Huey
Kinsey, Steve
Kinsey, Steve
Land use
McKee, LIssa
Mill Valley Historical Society
Neighborhoods
Oldenburg, Christina
Oldenburg, Chuck
Robinson, Glen
Rosen, Martin
Schlesinger, Dr. Kurt
Schlesinger, Jo
Sietas, Don
Spaulding, Virginia Stolte
Stolte, Anne
Stolte, Frank
Stolte, Fred
Tamalpais Land and Water Company
Walk into History
Object ID 2015.031.001
Object Name Recording
Copyrights Transcript and recording copyright Mill Valley Public LIbrary, 2015. Materials are made available for research purposes only; all rights are reserved to the Mill Valley Public Library. Requests for permission to quote for publication or for any other usage must be obtained from the Library.