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After her graduation from Pomona in 1932, she went to Guadalajara, Mexico as a missionary. She left Mexico late in the summer in 1933 to return to California. For the remainder of the year and the first half of the next, she lived with relatives and did housekeeping and childcare.
On May 12, 1934, she married Kramer Rohfleisch, a graduate student at Berkeley. With the exception of one year in Germany just prior to World War II (1936-1937) and a couple of summers at Camp Richardson, she resided in Berkeley from then until 1939. During her years there, she took a few courses and did more housekeeping, childcare, and gardening, in addition to occasional jobs such as canvassing, writing, and social work.
In 1939, she moved with her husband to Santa Ana, California. There she taught music and English and participated in other musical groups. In 1942 she and her husband adopted a son, Peter.
When her husband was in the armed services during the war (1943-1947), they were stationed in Washington, D. C. and Chicago, Illinois. She was, then, most concerned in being a housewife and mother but again did participate in usually informal music groups.
After the war she returned to California: this time La Mesa. She again took up gardening and also taught high school music classes until the mid-1950's. From that time until the correspondence ended, she taught music at San Diego College for Women.
- Series I. Correspondence of Marjorie Cherry Rohfleisch to Marguerite Cherry
- Series II. Correspondence of others to Marjorie Cherry Rohfleisch
- Series III. Miscellaneous
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers of Marjorie Cherry Rohfleisch were deposited with the Schlesinger Library in July, 1969 by Marjorie Cherry Rohfleisch.
- Box 1: Folders 1-14
- Box 2: Folders 15-25
- Box 3: Folders 26-38
- Box 4: Folders 39-56
- Box 5: Folders 57-75
- Box 6: Folders 76-86
- Rohfleisch, Marjorie Cherry, 1910-1999. Papers of Marjorie Cherry Rohfleisch, 1916-1960: A Finding Aid
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