Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The American Indian Oral History and Omaha Folklore Project Oral History Collection contains oral history interviews of Native Americans in Omaha, Nebraska as well as interviews collected as part of a program called the Oral History Collection of the Omaha Folklore Project. The interviews cover the cultures and personal histories of interviewees in the U.S. as well as leaving Europe in the first half of the 20th Century. Topics of discussion include life in Omaha, World War I, the Great...
Scope and Contents UNO student William H. Turner, Jr. interviewed John W. Reickes about his time as a firefighter for the Bellevue Fire Department in Bellevue, Nebraska on September 21, 1978. Reickes worked for the Bellevue Fire Department from the 1940s to the 1970s. The two discussed the changes in the physical building of the fire department, changes in technology, mergers with other fire departments, and Reickes' career including his work for the Works Progress Administration (WPA) during the Great Depression...
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Julia (Inga) Eberhart by UNO student William H. Turner, Jr. on February 2, 1979 is about Bellevue, Nebraska. Eberhart discussed what the city of Bellevue, Nebraska, was like from the 1900s through the 1950s. Eberhard talked about the people, businesses, and buildings in Bellevue and what it was like to grow up in what was then a farming community. Eberhart also talked about her first and second husbands and other families and friends that she knew in Bellevue.
Scope and Contents The oral history interview of Willard Kenter conducted by UNO student William H. Turner, Jr. on October 26, 1978 is about his life in Bellevue, Nebraska. Kentner lived in Bellevue from 1913 to 1943. Kenter shared what the town looked like back then, Bellevue businesses, and what it was like to grow up in Bellevue in general. Kenter came from a farming family and was a farmer himself, so he told several stories involving the farm. There were also a few natural disasters in his time in Bellevue,...
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with William Robinson was conducted by UNO student William Turner on November 2, 1978. Robinson shared his remembrances of Bellevue, Nebraska during the early 1900s. Robinson discussed individual people, infrastructure, and development of the city of Bellevue.