Immigrants -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- Interviews
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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.