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

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.


  • Interview Date: 1977 May 5
  • Date Digitized: 1/30/2017


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: Craig Vinopal


Runtime: 00:50:00

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