Pauline Pesek was a UNO student circa 1975.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Don LaPointe, Interview Date: 1975 October 30, Date Digitized: 1/24/2017
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with Don LaPointe was conducted by UNO student Pauline Pesek on October 30, 1975. The interview covered his position as the Tribal Chairman of the Santee Sioux Reservation in Niobrara, Nebraska and as the manager of the newly created Becton-Dickinson Plant on the Santee Sioux Reservation. LaPointe spoke mostly on the creation of the Becton-Dickinson Plant on the Santee Sioux Reservation and his opinions on current Indian Affairs, including the American Indian Movement...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 October 30; Date Digitized: 1/24/2017
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Martha Gibbs, Interview Date: 1975 December 4, Date Digitized: 2/9/2017
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with Martha Gibbs was conducted by Pauline Pesek on December 4, 1975. In this interview Gibbs shared her experience becoming involved in Native American affairs through her positions with the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the City of Omaha. Gibbs also talked about Native American rights, her views on education including Omaha Public Schools, her work with the American Indian community center in Omaha, and other topics.
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 December 4; Date Digitized: 2/9/2017
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Thomas J. Marchese, Jr., Interview Date: 1975 December 8, Date Digitized: 1/26/2017
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Thomas J. Marchese, Jr. was conducted by UNO student Pauline Pesek on December 8, 1975. Marchese was one quarter Native American and grew up in Omaha, Nebraska graduating from Omaha South High School. Marchese felt fortunate to get a job as a records clerk at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital in Omaha. This job helped Marchese graduate from high school and also helped him to continue to support his mother and siblings. He talked about growing up as a minority in...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 December 8; Date Digitized: 1/26/2017