The Red River Floods of 1997 Oral History Project: Interview with Neoma Laken
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Born in Wahpeton, North Dakota, Neoma Laken was a lifelong resident of Wilkin County, Minnesota. She served as Wilkin County recorder from 1976 until her retirement in 1994 and collected and wrote county history for many years. In the summer of 1997, after the flood, she was appointed to the Breckenridge, Minnesota, City Council, where she was involved in a number of flood-recovery projects. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Laken describes her many activities and contacts with people in Breckenridge during the spring 1997 flood.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
36 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 80 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Laken, Neoma
Interviewer: Shoptaugh, Terry L.
Made in Breckenridge, Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Breckenridge, Wilkin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/20/1997
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 57
Accession Number AV1999.66.18
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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