Orville Menard Omaha History Interviews, 1979-1980
Scope and Contents
In 1979-1980, Orville Menard recorded 25 oral history interviews, some with Prof. Harl Dahlstrom. Interviewees include: 2 anonymous women and 2 anonymous men (may be listened to only in UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections), Ralph Walsh, Jerry Gordon, Herman Creal, Alice Dennison, John Duggan, Frank Frost, Anton Kurtz, W.F. Maher, William Dean Noyes, Louis J. Pruch, W.B. Quigley, N.L. Refrigier, Jack Ringwalt, Wray Scott, Edward Shafton, Edson Smith, Olga Strimple, William H. Thompson, Ned W. Williams, W.W. Zerbe. Also included were 15 recordings of Seymour Smith and other Omahans sharing their recollections for a program on radio station KIOS.
- Menard, Orville D. (Interviewer, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.
58 Cassettes (58 cassette tapes) : audio cassettes
47 Files (47 digital files) : MP3
Language of Materials
In 1991, Menard offered audio recordings of 25 oral history interviews he completed in 1979-1980, some with Prof. Harl Dahlstrom, to the library. The interviews were received and later digitized.
- Omaha (Neb.) -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- interviews Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- oral histories (document genres) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- radio programs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- sound recordings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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