The Red River Floods of 1997 Oral History Project: Interview with Audrey Thomas
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Born in Grafton, North Dakota, Audrey Thomas moved to Ada, Minnesota, in 1977. She became director of the Ada Public Library in 1987. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Thomas describes the flooding of Ada in the spring of 1997. She discusses the damage wreaked by the flood on her own home and the destruction of the Ada Public Library. She also describes efforts to rebuild the library, along with other recovery efforts in Ada during the summer of 1997. Ada's rebuilt library opened in October of 1997, with Thomas engaged in rebuilding the library's collections.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
45 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 85 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Thomas, Audrey
Interviewer: Shoptaugh, Terry
Made in Ada, Norman County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Ada, Norman County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/02/1997
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 57
Accession Number AV1999.66.28
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'The Red River Floods of 1997 Oral History Project'

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