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Sandra S. Weil Oral History Materials

 
Higher Level Record: MSS 766
Call Number: MSS 766.6
Title: Sandra S. Weil Oral History Materials
Creator: Weil, Sandra S., b. 1939 (interviewee)
Date of Creation: 2015-2018
Extent: Sound recordings: 2 WAV files (68 min.) : digital
Transcript: 46 pp. : digital
Photographs: 284 TIF files : digital
Motion pictures: 1 MOV file (0:03:21) : digital
Object Name: oral histories (document genres)
transcripts
WAVE (format)
digital images
digital audio
motion pictures (visual works)
Collection Type: Oral Histories
Audio
Photography
Moving Images
Language: English
   
Biography/History: Sandra S. Weil (b. 1939) is the daughter-in-law of Ben Weil who opened the Musée Conti Wax Museum at 917 Conti Street in 1964.
Scope and Content: Sandra Weil was interviewed by Mark Cave on August 6, 2015 for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project. Their conversation largely focuses on the Musee Conti Wax Museum, owned by the Weil family for 51 years. Also included in this series are an audio segment produced by WWNO from the interview, 284 photographs of the Musee Conti Wax Museum, and a video segment which combines the WWNO audio with photographs.
Notes: Sandra S. Weil Oral History Materials, 2015-2018, for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project, MSS 766, Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Multimedia: NOLA Life Stories: Closing Wax Museum 'A Throwback To A Time That's Gone' (WWNO radio program)
Restrictions: Open. Records are available for consultation.
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Requesting: Please provide the reference staff with the manuscript call number.
   
Collection Theme(s): Hospitality and Tourism
Subjects: Weil, Sandra S., b. 1939 -- More information
Chase, John Churchill, 1905-1986 -- More information
Gresham, Charles -- More information
Reinike, Charles Henry, 1906-1983 -- More information
Weil, Ben, 1912-1976 -- More information
Musée Conti Wax Museum -- More information
French Quarter (New Orleans, La.)
Museums -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Tourism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Waxworks -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Related Artwork &
Artifacts:
Closing Wax Museum 'A Throwback To A Time That's Gone' 2020.0045.1.20
Related Bibliographic Items: Musée Conti, New Orleans' historical wax museum : a commentary / by John Chase.
Musée Conti historical wax museum of New Orleans. 77-1201-RL
Musée Conti historical wax museum of New Orleans. 77-2344-RL
Lower Level Records: MSS 766.6.1; Oral History Interview with Sandra S. Weil, 2015 August 6, Item Level.
MSS 766.6.2; Closing Wax Museum 'A Throwback To A Time That's Gone', Item Level.
MSS 766.6.3; Musee Conti Wax Museum photographs, Item Level.
MSS 766.6.4; Sandra S. Weil video, Item Level.
Accession Number: 2015.0347
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