Ruth Flora Disney Beecher, Walt’s little sister, was born on December 6, 1903. On June 19, 1934, she married Ted Beecher. She passed away on April 7, 1995.

This interview was conducted at Ruth’s home in Portland, Oregon, with her husband Ted Beecher.

Dave Smith: I’d like to ask you first about some of your earliest remembrances of Marceline. I don’t think you probably remember Chicago at all before you moved down to Marceline. Tell me a little bit about the farm and what was the farm house like and how many rooms and what you had around the farm house: A barn and that sort of thing.

Ruth Disney Beecher: I don’t remember how many rooms, but I know we had . . . […]

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