Granaries from Ohio Wesleyan University

The archive contains the interviews made by the students of the University of Gastronomic Sciences for the educational project of research that aims to rediscover the gastronomic overviews, the traditional food customs and the main dishes that are a symbol of the county of Delaware. Research promoted by Ohio Wesleyan University.

Duane Yolthers

Memories and food in an America on the move

 Duahne Yolthers, born in 1933, was interviewed for the Granaries of Memory in 2011.
In the interview Duahne tells of the role of food in his family, from the memory of his parents's house to the ones' of his family. 
The words of Duanhe describe an America on the move: a reality somehow deeply rural that has turned into the present urban space in less than fifty years. The memories of the daily life at the turn of the 1950s, a few years after the end of World War II and the beginning of the Korean War, emphasize the transition from a simple cousine, strongly linked to the territory, with a foodscape much richer, defined by a variety of products from around the world and the many restaurants that mark the contemporary urban landscape.

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Country: US


Altitude: 255m s.l.m.

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Duahne Yalthers

Date of birth: 11-12-1933
City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
School: University
Profession: Pensioner
Languages: English

Document by: Michele F. Fontefrancesco
Video by: Calina Hilyard
Created: 16-11-2011

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