Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part II: Interview with Charlotte Brisley
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Charlotte Brisley was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After graduating from Edison Senior High School she attended the University of Minnesota for a short time. Her husband was a member of the Minnesota National Guard and during wartime she traveled with him from base to base. When her husband went overseas she got a job at General Mills. After the war, Brisley raised a family with her husband outside of Minneapolis. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Life during the Great Depression; attending Edison High School and getting involved with business at the University of Minnesota; visiting her future husband during his National Guard training in Louisiana; being married during wartime; following her husband from military base to military base; working for General Mills; greeting her husband upon his return from war; the real estate market post World War II; building their own house and moving out of the city; the changing social climate of the United States post-World War II.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassettes
41 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 75 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Brisley, Charlotte
Interviewer: Bekke, Douglas
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 06/06/2005
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 115
Accession Number AV2008.26.6
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part II'

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