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Harpster, G. Ruth

 Person

Biography

G. Ruth Harpster lived through the Great Depression.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with G. Ruth Harpster, Interview Date: 1977 May 5, Date Digitized: 1/30/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au035
Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of G. Ruth Harpster covered business and family life in the 1930s during the Great Depression. The interview was conducted by Craig Vinopal on May 5, 1977. In the interview, Harpster discussed her family's business and how it was affected economically. She also highlighted how she and her neighbors approached aspects of family life during the Great Depression.

Dates: Interview Date: 1977 May 5; Date Digitized: 1/30/2017