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Depressions -- 1931 -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Nancy Hovarter papers

 Collection
Identifier: S0685
Scope and Contents This collection includes a postcard and a letter sent to Nancy Hovarter in Angola, Indiana from her daughter Hattie Weirich in Toledo, Ohio on August 12, 1924, and from her granddaughter Ruth and family in Glenwood, Iowa on Augutst 24, 1931, respectively concerning travel, unemployment, farming, drought, and the swarm of grasshoppers which devastated Midwestern crops in 1931. There is also a letter to Hattie Weirich in Kendallville, Indiana from her sister Lydia in Orland, Indiana on July 15,...

Vincennes University oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: OH058
Scope and Contents This collection contains 23 transcripts from oral history interviews with various residents of Vincennes, Indiana conducted by Thomas Krasean for Vinncennes University. Topics covered include family lineage, early Vincennes, childhood, teaching methods and policies in Indiana, the local African American community, and Prohibition.

Note: Page 21 of the Mabel Purcell Clark transcript is missing.