Depressions -- 1929
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Doris Tucker, Interview Date: 1978 October 1, Date Digitized: 2/13/2017
The oral history interview of Doris Tucker about life in Florence and Omaha, Nebraska in the 1920s-1930s was conducted by UNO student Meg Green on October 1, 1978. Tucker shared information about the development of Omaha and her personal experiences growing up during the Great Depression in Nebraska.
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Stanley Dygas, Interview Date: 1978 November 22, Date Digitized: 1/27/2017
An oral history interview with Stanley Dygas. This interview was conducted by a UNO student, Meg Green, in 1977. Dygas was born in 1916, the son of immigrant parents from Eastern Europe. During the Great Depression he worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Dygas discussed school, work and unions, farm life, friends, gangs, fights, the CCC, World War II, and social activities in his oral history interview.