Life Stories Archive – Helen Rice

Helen turned 101 this year.  She talks about her life growing up on the farm outside of a small city in upstate New York, the school teacher living with them, the chores on the farm, her father and mother, the dressmaker, the teen years and dichotomy between the city girls and the country girls, becoming a teacher then a school librarian, then the first woman deputy superintendent of school curriculum in Irondequoit.