Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Birchler, Benedict C., 1882-1980

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Benedict C. Birchler oral history transcript

 Collection
Identifier: OH038
Scope and Contents This collection contains a transcript and an audiotape reel for an oral history interivew with Bendedict C. Birchler, conducted by Gerald Hanfield for the Indiana State Library on May 4, 1977. Bircher describes boyhood in rural Indiana, his teaching methods, and school discipline. Birchler worked for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in the 1930 and he discusses Prohibition and the Depression and its effects on farming. At the time of this interview, he lived in the house he and his...