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Elizabeth Day oral history, 2002 August 22

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[Aviary] Elizabeth Day oral history, 2002 August 22
[Aviary] Elizabeth Day oral history, 2002 August 22

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From the Series:

Oral histories were conducted by archives staff and by student interviewers. Most oral histories in this series include a transcript and an audio recording on cassette. Some files may contain related information about the subject.


  • Creation: 2002 August 22

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From the Collection: 4.87 Cubic Feet (17 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Elizabeth Day (1920-2012) was a pianist, organist, and music educator. She played with the United Service Organization (USO) entertaining military personnel during World War II. Day studied at the Juilliard School of Music and earned a degree in music theory at what is now Morgan State University. She taught in Baltimore County Public Schools, including Bear Creek Elementary and Sollers Point Senior High. She founded and ran the Betty Day Trio, a musical ensemble that performed at social gatherings, and performed at the Arena Players. In this interview with Elizabeth Schaaf, Day discusses her USO tours in the Pacific and her career as a music teacher. Her husband, Joe Day, played jazz trumpet for Tracy McCleary's bands at the Royal Theater.


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Repository Details

Part of the Peabody Archives Repository

Peabody Institute
1 E. Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore MD 21202 USA