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Lowene C. Alexander oral history

Identifier: OH009

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript and an audio cassette tape of an interview with Lowene C. Alexander conducted by Chris Cameron, Nick Kile, and Pam Schutts on June 28, 1980 in Homer, Indiana. In the interview, Alexander discusses her life in Homer, including her family, life on a farm, the Great Depression, her working life, doctors, and more.


  • 1980/06/28

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical Note

Lowene Callahan was born on March 11, 1918 in Rush County, Indiana, the daughter of Dossie and Bertha (Hiner) Callahan. She graduated from Manilla High School in 1936. After graduation from high school, she worked in a local tomato canning factory. She was also employed by a local firm as a secretary. She married Joseph Alexander in Cambridge City, Indiana on March 26, 1942. She died in Greenwood, Indiana on November 3, 2002.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 bound transcript; 1 audio cassette tape)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2005/04 by Jennifer Duplaga. EAD finding aid created 2015/07/28 by Brent Abercrombie. Collection reprocessing completed 2020/03/04 by Brittany Kropf. EAD finding aid revised 2020/03/04 by Brittany Kropf.
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Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.