1247 - Richard "Dick" M. L. Allen, Sr. , 10 Jul, 1998, Transcript: No and Digitized: Yes


Richard "Dick" Michael L. Allen, Sr. (b.  1911 - d. 2004) was born on June 8, 1911 in Mesa, Arizona. He is the son of Warner and Fannie (Peterson) Allen. His family moved to Prescott when he was eight years old. Dick and his wife, Velma Louise (Christenson), were owners and operators of the Nu-Way Market and Dairy at the corner of Gurley and McCormick Streets.  Dick was very involved in singing with his Church and had the interesting hobby of racing pigeons and help start the Pigeon Club in Prescott.  Dick died on May 22, 2004 in Prescott.  He was survived by thirty-seven (37) grandchildren and forty-five (45) great-grandchildren.





Oral History
Interviewee:  Richard "Dick" M. L. Allen, Sr. (b. 06/08/1911 - d. 05/22/2004)
Interviewer:  Mona McCroskey
Audio Number:  1247
Duration: 00:37:50
Date:  July 10, 1998
Topics Discussed: Dick was living in Arizona Pioneer Home and created this recording, which is a combination of his history and the songs he learned as he was growing up.  All vocals are by Dick Allen