Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota

Titles Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota
Description This project chronicles the lives of those who lived through the era of World War II, primarily on the home front. Some of the subjects discussed include involvement in the Rural Electrification Administration program; increase in employment of women during the war; affect of the war on rural communities; the draft; war bond drives; the black market; rationing problems; attitudes toward President Franklin Roosevelt and post-war attitudes towards Russians; service in the Army; general attitudes toward the war; the Great Depression years; shortages of supplies during the war; economic prosperity during the war; readjustment of veterans in society after the war; state of health care during war times; medical services during and after the war; patriotism; and post-war adjustments.
Quantity 1 project
19 hours sound cassettes
324 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Creation Interviewee: Bauer, Jacob
Interviewee: Bremness, Dina
Interviewee: Erenberg, Betty Jane Hanson
Interviewee: Ernst, William H.
Interviewee: Larkin, William P.
Interviewee: Magloughlin, Nancy
Interviewee: Moen, Norman W.
Interviewee: Rosten, Ruth Storlie
Interviewee: Shervey, George M.
Interviewee: Sletto, Josephine
Interviewee: Sprung, William
Interviewee: Sprung, Faith Evers
Interviewee: Warren, Murray
Interviewer: Bollinger, Charles Mylan
Interviewer: Conrads, LaDona
Interviewer: Moore, Patrick
Interviewer: Oian, Janet
Interviewer: Ripley, David
Interviewer: Vatndal, Steve
Interviewer: Wiese, Tami
Dates Creation: 1973 - 1980
Holding Type Oral History - Project
Identifiers OH 111 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.25 (Accession Number)
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with Norman Moen'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with George M. Shervey'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with Murray Warren'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with William and Faith Evers Sprung'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with Josephine Sletto'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with Nancy Magloughlin'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with Dina Bremness'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, transcript: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with B.J. Erenberg'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with Ruth Storlie Rosten'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with Jacob Bauer'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with William H. Ernst'
Oral History - Interview, MHS Collection, sound cassettes: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with William P. Larkin'

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