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Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I: Interview with Florence Anderson Glasner
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Florence Anderson Glasner was born in 1922 in Minnesota. She worked at the U.S. Steel in Hibbing from 1942 and advanced to the position of electrician apprentice in 1945. She relocated to her husband's hometown in Chicago after his return from Army service. She was a homemaker there for many years. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Working for U.S. Steel in Hibbing; socializing with woman whose husbands were fighting in the war; writing letters to men at war; working as the only woman electrician in U.S. Steel's Oliver Mining Company Shop; impact of the death of President Roosevelt on her life; reaction to the atomic bombings in 1945.
1 hour sound cassette
28 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
47 minutes length
Interviewee: Glasner, Florence
Interviewer: Saylor, Thomas
Made in: Hibbing, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 112 (Library Call Number)
AV2006.1.11 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I'