Interview: Charles and Grace Childs; Part 2

Description

In this second interview with Grace and Charles "Chuck" Childs, the couple talks about their life after moving to Rapid City in 1952. Chuck was involved in the Minuteman Missile program. He also recounts his time working for the Boy Scouts and as a probationary officer. Grace speaks of her time as a teacher for the Rapid City School District. Chuck also recounts his memory of the 1972 flood. Both have many stories of their work, family, and past-times while living in Rapid City.

Subject

1972 Flood, Berlin Airlift, Black Hills Jazz Band, Black Hills Veteran's Writing Group, Boy Scouts of America, education, Minuteman Missile Program, Judge Marshall Young, Rapid City, Rapid City Schools, South Dakota, teaching, Titan Missile Program

Creator

Rapid City Oral History Project

Date

02-12-2015

Contributor

Rapid City Public Library
Historic Rapid City
Rapid City Library Foundation

Coverage

Rapid City, (S.D.)
1950s-2010s.

Interviewee

Charles Childs
Grace Childs

Interviewer

Kim Morey

Location

Rapid City

Files

Date Added
May 19, 2021
Collection
Interviews
Item Type
Oral History
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Citation
Rapid City Oral History Project, “Interview: Charles and Grace Childs; Part 2,” Rapid City Oral History, accessed May 28, 2024, https://rcploralhistory.omeka.net/items/show/9.