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oral histories (document genres)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Works that record interviews conducted to preserve the recollections of persons whose experience or memories are representative or are of special historical or social significance.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Gordon Glad, Interview Date: 1976 December 6, Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au015
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Gordon Glad was conducted by his son, Mark Glad, on December 6, 1976. In this interview, Gordon Glad shared about his life on a farm during the Great Depression. He talked in detail about farming equipment, plants, and Christmas celebrations with his grandparents.
Dates: Interview Date: 1976 December 6; Date Digitized: 2/9/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Mrs. Oscar Elge, Interview Date: 1975 December 6, Date Digitized: 1/30/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au005
Scope and Contents An oral history interview with Mrs. Oscar Elge. This interview was conducted by her grandson Mark Glad, a UNO student, on December 6, 1976. Elge was born on a farm in Phillips, Nebraska in 1897. She married a Swedish immigrant and shared memories of her childhood and living through the Great Depression. She discussed school, travel, church, a barn fire, World War II, and other topics.
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 December 6; Date Digitized: 1/30/2017