Brent McMaster Oral History Interview


Brent McMaster









Brent McMaster grew up at 1420 Kensington Avenue where he lived from 1942 until 1962 when he married Diane and moved away. They are the parents of five children.

 Audio Interview

Here is an interview with Brent recollecting his years in the neighborhood.  The sound track is followed by a summary and index of the interview.  The sections below contain documents and photos from Brent.

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Interview 001 (05/22/2015, duration 50:32)

Summary and Index  (clicking this link will open a new browser window.  To return to this page, click the tab at the top of your browser)


Here is a collection of images provided by Brent unless cited otherwise.  Click on a thumbnail to expand an image.  Once the image is expanded you can scroll through the collection by clicking on either side of the image.


  • Neighborhood Boys, ca. 1945-46Neighborhood Boys, ca. 1945-46
  • Brent McMaster and bicycle, ca. 1950.Brent McMaster and bicycle, ca. 1950.
  • Matchstick gunMatchstick gun
  • Duncan Yo-YoDuncan Yo-Yo
  • Duncan Yo-Yo demonstrationDuncan Yo-Yo demonstration
  • Building orange crate scooter, 1947Building orange crate scooter, 1947
  • Orange crate scooter, 1957Orange crate scooter, 1957

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