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Depressions -- 1929

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: The Great Depression.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Daniel R. Gruenig, Interview Date: 1976 December 5, Date Digitized: 1/30/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au033
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Daniel R. Gruenig was conducted by UNO student Barbara Gruenig on December 5, 1976. Gruenig was an Omaha, Nebraska resident all of his life. He talked about the city of Omaha during the Great Depression. He shared the story of how his parents came to meet in Omaha when the city was young and rapidly expanding. He also talked about his memories of the layout of the city of Omaha including the growth and changing technology for transportation in the city. He also...
Dates: Interview Date: 1976 December 5; Date Digitized: 1/30/2017

Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Leonard L. Lancaster, Interview Date: 1977 April 15, Date Digitized: 1/24/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au048
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with Leonard L. Lancaster concerning his youth during the Great Depression was conducted by his granddaughter and UNO student Barbara Gruenig on April 15, 1977. Lancaster mostly spoke about how the Depression affected his employment and way of life and his eventual move from rural Kansas to Omaha, Nebraska. He also talked about entertainment and his opinions on the then current (1977) economic state of the United States, and what it would be like if the country had...
Dates: Interview Date: 1977 April 15; Date Digitized: 1/24/2017