These are audio tapes recorded by Janet Poole of her father, John Poole recounting an oral family history

  • Tape 1 (mp3) (recorded June 1986 Length 1:06) John Poole remembers his grandfather and father (Horace Stevens Poole) and growing up in Dubuque, the Missippi River, and Showondasee.
  • Tape 2 Side A (mp3) (recorded June 1989 Length 48:06) John Poole remembers his business career and Uncle Clark and the Bluebird.
  • Tape 2 Side B (mp3) (recorded June 1989 Length 48:07) John Poole remembers his business career and Uncle Clark and the Bluebird.
  • Tape 3 Side A (mp3) (recorded June 1989 length 35:53) Continues the Uncle Clark story.
  • Tape 4 (mp3) (recorded in June 1991 Length 57:01) John Poole remembers Horace Poole (grandfather) sailing to the orient and the Civil War with Dubuque Governors Greys. Side 2 is brother Bill and sister Helen, mother and the Terras's
  • Tape 5 (mp3) (Recorded 1989 Length 57:00) John Poole remembers his Mother, Aunt Sissy, brother Bill, River, hunting with dogs Mike and Rippie
  • Tape 6 (mp3) Length 34:00 John telling Bill Poole some ofthe family history about the Langworthys and Horace Poole

  • Remembering John Poole after his memorial in June, 1992 Length 1:17:26. His children and brothers and sisters present
  • Janet Poole and her children remembering John Poole, her dad. September 1992 Length 32:02
  • Carol talking about the Walpole, Poole and Langworthy families April 1998 in Venice (mp3) Length 22:38

  • Bongo Tree, Big Red, driving to Maine, Bathroom fire - Janet, Becky, Margie, Bill (mp3) Length 34:03

  • Horace Poole's Diarys are here
  • The recounting of the Poole Family History by Charles Poole is here
  • More information on Uncle Clark and the Bluebird is here