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Pauline Raulerson Aylward’s is the oldest living white native of Boca Raton and one of the first six or so white children born in the city. Her parents were Charles and Eula Purdom Raulerson, whose parents were from two of Boca’s original six white families. Mrs. Aylward’s father was the town’s first police chief and a locksmith and carpenter at the Boca Raton Hotel. Her mother opened what was Boca’s first restaurant. Mrs. Aylward is retired executive hotel housekeeper, which she did in Clearwater, Florida and Whitefield, New Hampshire. From 1942-1976, she spent only about six weeks or less in Boca Raton each year. When she retired in 1976, Mrs. Aylward returned to care for her mother, who died in 1996 at the age of 98.
Title: Aylward, Pauline Raulerson – ca. 2001.
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Name(s): Aylward, Pauline Raulerson (Interviewee), Interviewee
Neile, Caren (Interviewer), Interviewer
Type of Resource: sound recording
Genre: Interviews
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Digital Library
Physical Form: audio/mp3
Extent: 03:03:54
Language(s): English
Summary: Pauline Raulerson Aylward’s is the oldest living white native of Boca Raton and one of the first six or so white children born in the city. Her parents were Charles and Eula Purdom Raulerson, whose parents were from two of Boca’s original six white families. Mrs. Aylward’s father was the town’s first police chief and a locksmith and carpenter at the Boca Raton Hotel. Her mother opened what was Boca’s first restaurant. Mrs. Aylward is retired executive hotel housekeeper, which she did in Clearwater, Florida and Whitefield, New Hampshire. From 1942-1976, she spent only about six weeks or less in Boca Raton each year. When she retired in 1976, Mrs. Aylward returned to care for her mother, who died in 1996 at the age of 98.
Identifier: FA00002627 (IID)
Note(s): All rights reserved by the source institution
Held by: Florida Atlantic University Digital Library
Sublocation: Boca Raton, Fla.
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FA00002627
Host Institution: FAU
Title: Interview with Pauline Raulerson Aylward – ca. 2001.
Name(s): Aylward, Pauline Raulerson (Interviewee), creator
Neile, Caren (Interviewer), creator
Type of Resource: mixed material
Genre: Oral Histories
Interviews
Date Issued: 2001-02-17
Publisher: Florida Atlantic University Libraries’ Digital Library [digital object]
Physical Form: pdf/mp3
Extent: 210 p.: 01:46:07
Language(s): English
Identifier: 76762 (digitool), FADT76762p (IID)
Note(s): Pauline Raulerson Aylward’s is the oldest living white native of Boca Raton and one of the first six or so white children born in the city. Her parents were Charles and Eula Purdom Raulerson, whose parents were from two of Boca’s original six white families. Mrs. Aylward’s father was the town’s first police chief and a locksmith and carpenter at the Boca Raton Hotel. Her mother opened what was Boca’s first restaurant. Mrs. Aylward is retired executive hotel housekeeper, which she did in Clearwater, Florida and Whitefield, New Hampshire. From 1942-1976, she spent only about six weeks or less in Boca Raton each year. When she retired in 1976, Mrs. Aylward returned to care for her mother, who died in 1996 at the age of 98.
Subject(s): Boca Raton, (Fla.)
Boca Raton Hotel
Clearwater, (Fla.)
Whitefield, (N.H.)
Oral histories --Florida
Oral history
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/FADT76762
Host Institution: FAU