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Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Don Gehr, Sr., Interview Date: 1976 December 5, Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au011

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Don Gehr, Sr. about the Great Depression era was conducted by the interviewee's son, Don Gehr, Jr. on December 5, 1976. Don Gehr, Sr. was a farmer in Humphrey, Nebraska during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. In this interview he described what he remembered of radio shows, baseball, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt.


  • Interview Date: 1976 December 5
  • Date Digitized: 2/9/2017


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This item is not yet available online. If you believe this may be a recording of you or your ancestor, please contact UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections at or 402.554.6046.


1 Cassettes

Materials Specific Details


Materials Specific Details

Original format: cassette tape; Digital format: mp3


Interviewer: Don Gehr, Jr.


Runtime: 00:52:06

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States