Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Herman August Eggert

An oral history interview with Herman August Eggert. This interview was conducted by a UNO student, Elsie Ann Coltott, on December 5, 1975. Eggert was born in Lyons, Nebraska and his parents were German immigrants. Eggert was raised in a religious household. He felt that his religion strengthened him throughout his life. After high school Eggert became a professional baseball player and was later a missionary and a farmer during the Great Depression., UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 01:07:30
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Abstract/Description: An oral history interview with Herman August Eggert. This interview was conducted by a UNO student, Elsie Ann Coltott, on December 5, 1975. Eggert was born in Lyons, Nebraska and his parents were German immigrants. Eggert was raised in a religious household. He felt that his religion strengthened him throughout his life. After high school Eggert became a professional baseball player and was later a missionary and a farmer during the Great Depression.
Subject(s): Immigrants -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- Interviews
Immigrants -- Nebraska -- Omaha -- History
Immigrants -- United States
Audiocassettes
Oral histories (document genres)
Depressions -- 1929
Omaha (Neb.) -- History
Date Created: 1975-12-05

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