Immigrants -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- Interviews
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Dr. William DeRoin, Interview Date: 1980 July 29, Date Digitized: 1/26/2017
American Indian Oral History: Wilbur Black Deer Indian Love Song, Interview Date: 1971, Date Digitized: 1/24/2017
This is a recording of a musical performance on the flute by Wilbur Blackdeer. This was recorded by an unknown person in 1971.
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Dr. Mitchel Cegielski, Interview Date: 1977 April 4, Date Digitized: 1/25/2017
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Eleanore Umatum, Interview Date: 1977 May 1, Date Digitized: 2/13/2017
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with George Kielak, Interview Date: 1978 February 19, Date Digitized: 2/9/2017
The oral history interview of George Kielak about his experiences in Poland during World War II was conducted by Andrew S. Fidler on February 19, 1978. In the interview Kielak shared his experiences fighting on the Polish side during World War II and as a prisoner of war. Kielak was a Boy Scout before Germany invaded Poland and became part of the Polish underground and also attended underground school. Kielak also discussed his journey to the United States as an immigrant after the war.
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Harold Becker, Interview Date: 1978 October 6, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Herman August Eggert, Interview Date: 1975 December 5, Date Digitized: 1/30/2017
An oral history interview with Herman August Eggert. This interview was conducted by a UNO student, Elsie Ann Coltott, on December 5, 1975. Eggert was born in Lyons, Nebraska and his parents were German immigrants. Eggert was raised in a religious household. He felt that his religion strengthened him throughout his life. After high school Eggert became a professional baseball player and was later a missionary and a farmer during the Great Depression.
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Lottie Kubicki, Interview Date: 1977 April 30, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017
The oral history interview of Lottie Kubicki about her experiences in Czechoslovakia and Germany in the 1930s-1950s was conducted by UNO student Connie Miller on April 30, 1977. Kubicki was taken from her home in Czechoslovakia and sent to Germany in 1945 at the end of World War II because her family was German. From there, she discussed finding her family again in East Germany, moving to West Germany, and eventually immigrating to the United States.
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Mary Douchey, Interview Date: 1977, Date Digitized: 1/27/2017
An oral history interview with Mary Douchey. This interview was conducted by John Douchey in 1977. Mary Douchey was born in Hungary. Douchey, her mother, and siblings emigrated to the United States and settled in Omaha, Nebraska. In this interview Douchey talked about her life as an immigrant during the Roaring Twenties and Great Depression.
Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Mrs. Oscar Elge, Interview Date: 1975 December 6, Date Digitized: 1/30/2017
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.