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Oral history interview with Patricia Ewert
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Patricia Ewert was born on May 14, 1955 in Bemidji, Minnesota. On June 3, 1977 she became the unwed mother of a daughter, Jessica. At the time of the interview Ms. Ewert was receiving assistance from the Beltrami County Service Center and was a junior at Bemidji State University. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: In the interview, Ms. Ewert talks about what it is like to be a welfare recipient. She talks about her background and why she needed financial assistance, the process of seeking help, the programs she participates in (Aid to Families with Dependent Children, child care, the medical assistance program and food stamps), her social worker, her self esteem, her parents help, her thoughts on the welfare program as a whole, the stereotype of a welfare recipient, and her relationship to other members of the community.
1 hour sound cassette
12 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:41:03 running time
Interviewee: Ewert, Patricia J.
Interviewer: Cleveland, Priscilla
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 10 (Library Call Number)
MHS Library Catalog