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Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Leonard L. Lancaster, Interview Date: 1977 April 15, Date Digitized: 1/24/2017

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Identifier: MSS0018_au048

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview with Leonard L. Lancaster concerning his youth during the Great Depression was conducted by his granddaughter and UNO student Barbara Gruenig on April 15, 1977. Lancaster mostly spoke about how the Depression affected his employment and way of life and his eventual move from rural Kansas to Omaha, Nebraska. He also talked about entertainment and his opinions on the then current (1977) economic state of the United States, and what it would be like if the country had another Depression.

Dates

  • Interview Date: 1977 April 15
  • Date Digitized: 1/24/2017

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

1 Cassettes

Materials Specific Details

audio

Materials Specific Details

Original format: cassette tape; Digital format: mp3

General

Interviewer: Barbara Gruenig

Duration

Runtime: 00:39:11

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
402-554-6046