Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with William and Faith Evers Sprung
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Faith E. Sprung was born in 1911 on a farm in Big Stone County, Minnesota. She finished high school and had one year of training in teaching school at Aberdeen, South Dakota. William Sprung was born in Steamboat Rock, Iowa in 1908. He moved to South Dakota at the age of nine and spent most of his life there on a farm. He attended a rural school. The couple married in 1936. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The Great Depression in the 1930s; the effects of depression; prisoners of war camp in Ortonville; rationing and its effects; people's reaction to the war; shortages of some supplies during the war; prosperity during the war.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassettes
22 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 45 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Sprung, William
Interviewee: Sprung, Faith Evers
Interviewer: Conrads, LaDona
Made in Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Ortonville, Big Stone County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 12/27/1973
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 111
Accession Number AV2007.25.10
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota'

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