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Hopkins, Janet


Janet Hopkins was a UNO student circa 1977.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Betty Robertson, Interview Date: 1977 August 17, Date Digitized: 2/2/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au038
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Betty Robertson conducted by UNO student Janet Hopkins on August 17, 1977 covers her experiences during the Great Depression. Robertson described what it was like for her to grow up in Central City, a small town in Nebraska, during the Great Depression. She discussed the time period from the stock market crash in 1929 to World War II. She explained several different aspects of the Great Depression such as the scarcity of jobs and how programs through the New Deal...
Dates: Interview Date: 1977 August 17; Date Digitized: 2/2/2017