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Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I: Interview with Doris Shea Strand
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Doris Shea Strand was born in 1922 in Minnesota. After graduating from high school in 1940, she worked in the main offices of Minneapolis Moline, a farm equipment manufacturer. During the war years the company re-tooled and produced for the war effort. In 1944, she married and relocated to California. In June 1945, she returned to Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Working at Minneapolis Moline; increase in employment of women during the war; brownouts, bond drives, and rationing during the war; writing letters to servicemen; getting married to a Marine during the war; celebration of V-J Day; moving to San Diego and then back to Minneapolis during the war.
2 hours sound cassette
32 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
71 minutes length
Interviewee: Strand, Doris
Interviewer: Saylor, Thomas
Made in: Minnetonka, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 112 (Library Call Number)
AV2006.1.26 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Part I'