Interview with Sarah Kaufman

Title

Interview with Sarah Kaufman

Description

Sarah Kaufman is the current Managing Director and Curator of the Niagara Historical Society and Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum. Born in 1985, Sarah has significant knowledge of the earlier tennis history of Niagara-on-the-Lake centering around the Queen’s Royal Hotel and the International Tennis Tournament that the hotel hosted between 1885 and 1920. Through the Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum Sarah is also engaged in an oral history project that preserves the voices and history of Niagara-on-the-Lake. In this interview, Sarah describes these projects and the importance of tennis within the town's history.

Subject

Queen's Royal Hotel
19th Century Tourism
20th Century Tourism
The Great Depression
Tennis Tournaments
Gender Dynamics
Demographics

Date

2020-09-04

Format

video

Identifier

NTOH-007

Interviewer

Williamson, Adam

Interviewee

Kauffman, Sarah

Language

English

Rights

Permission from the SOHA is required for publication or reproduction.

Conversion

This oral history interview was conducted digitally via Microsoft Teams. The video was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro, at which point an introduction sequence and question slides were added, and the interviewer's video and audio removed.

Duration

00:18:25

Interview Keyword

Hotel
People
History
Community
Royal

Files

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Citation

“Interview with Sarah Kaufman,” Sport Oral History Archive, accessed January 18, 2022, https://sportoralhistory.ca/items/show/70.