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President Obama's Kansas Heritage

Oral History of Lois (Olsen) Cox

Lois (née Olsen) Cox (1924- ) recalls growing up on a farm outside Augusta, KS and events from her years at Augusta High School. She shares her surprise at finding a note written by Madelyn (née Payne) Dunham in her autograph book that she sent to the White House, and the personal letter of thanks she received from President Obama.

Lois (Olsen) Cox Interview

Recorded: October 4, 2012
Location: BCTV Studio, El Dorado, KS
Video/Editing: Steve Cless
Interviewer: Teresa Baumgartner

Full Interview

Length: 54:09