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Working class men -- Iowa -- Des Moines -- 20th century -- Diaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Elmer Teeple Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS-0168
Content Description The papers of Elmer Teeple document his experiences attempting to find work and survive during the Great Depression in Omaha, Iowa, and Kansas City through notebook-sized journals or diaries (1932-1940) along with family photographs from his sister Mary's family and identified individuals (1910s). Teeple was a barber and also found work in work camps with specific reference to the Iowa Service Bureau for Transients (1934) and a work camp at Benson Park in Omaha. There are references to him...
Dates: 1910-1940