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American Indian Oral History: Interview with Amy Ruth Primeau Richardson, Interview Date: 1977 May1, Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au088

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview with Amy Ruth Primeau Richardson concerning her experiences as a Native American woman during the Great Depression was conducted by UNO student Janet Richardson on May 1, 1977. Richardson was Chippewa and born on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation in Belcourt, North Dakota. Richardson shared stories about her childhood, education in boarding schools, and life in rural communities.


  • Interview Date: 1977 May1
  • Date Digitized: 2/9/2017


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: Janet Richardson


Runtime: 00:52:25

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