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American Indian Oral History: Interview with Lydia W. Free, Interview Date: 1976 April 14, Date Digitized: 2/8/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au009

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Lydia W. Free was conducted by Mark Wall on April 14, 1976. Free was a nurse at the Winnebago Hospital in Winnebago, Nebraska, which was part of the Indian Health Service. In this interview Free discussed the new health system, alcoholism, diabetes, and the workings of the reservation past and present.


  • Interview Date: 1976 April 14
  • Date Digitized: 2/8/2017


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Users are required to listen the streaming audio available online. Due to their fragile nature, the original audiocassettes may not be played in Archives & Special Collections.


1 Cassettes

Materials Specific Details


Materials Specific Details

Original format: cassette tape; Digital format: mp3


Interviewer: Mark Wall


Runtime: 00:31:11

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