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Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Anastasia Burke Dobney, Interview Date: 1976 December 11, Date Digitized: 1/26/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au031

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview of Anastasia Burke Dobney about the Great Depression was conducted by UNO student LuAnn M. McNary on December 11, 1976. Dobney shared her experiences raising her children as a single parent during the 1930s. She discussed the odd jobs she worked and the living conditions they were afforded during this difficult time. Her resiliency in her experiences shone through as she and her family made the best of hard times.


  • Interview Date: 1976 December 11
  • Date Digitized: 1/26/2017


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: LuAnn M. McNary


Runtime: 00:60:00

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