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Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota: Interview with Nancy Magloughlin
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nancy Maglaughlin was born in 1901 in a town close to Dale and Hawley, Minnesota. Both her parents emigrated from Sweden and married in the United States. She attended a country school in Hitterdal, went to Moorhead to finish eighth grade, and later took a business course. She married in 1927 in Moorhead. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Her attitude towards World War II; her experience in school during the war; her nephew being drafted into World War II; sources of news and information during the time; rationing and stamp system; returning soldiers' attitude to war; events during World War II in the Red River Valley; the effect on business and others; mention of a prisoner of war camp in the area.
1 hour sound cassettes
15 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
51 minutes length
Interviewee: Magloughlin, Nancy
Interviewer: Oian, Janet
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 111 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.25.5 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: The Home Front in Western Minnesota'