George Biggers and Harry Banks Oral History

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Title

George Biggers and Harry Banks Oral History

Identifier

OH_BIGGERS_GEORGE_AND_BANKS_HARRY_1982

Description

George Biggers and Harry Banks are interviewed about bee behavior and the history of beekeeping in Ventura County. Biggers worked as a beekeeper professionally, and is noted for his appearance in Ripley's Believe It or Not! with a "bee beard." Banks kept bees as a hobby.

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Creator

Saticoy Historical Society

Date

1982

Format

mp3

Subject

Beekeepers
Bee culture

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ojai (Calif.)
Santa Paula (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

Copyright Museum of Ventura County. All rights reserved.

Type

Sound

Language

English

Original Format

Audio recording

Duration

0:28:33

Bit Rate/Frequency

192kbit/s

Transcription

A transcript of this oral history is available as a .pdf in the Research Library's book and serials catalog, viewable here.

Interviewer

Schneider, Bill

Interviewee

Biggers, George
Banks, Harry

Location

Saticoy (Calif.)

Citation

Saticoy Historical Society, “George Biggers and Harry Banks Oral History,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed March 2, 2024, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/7186.