Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Orne Hensley

The oral history interview of Orne Hensley was conducted by Randy Wagelie on April 29, 1977. In the interview, Hensley shared his life experience during the Great Depression. He was raised in rural Nebraska and spent all his life in rural Nebraska. He married and had two children. The Hensley family survived tough times during the Great Depression. Hensley felt that the U.S. Presidents did all that they could even though he felt the government programs during the Great Depression were not helpful to people who were living in poverty., UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 01:03:47
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Abstract/Description: The oral history interview of Orne Hensley was conducted by Randy Wagelie on April 29, 1977. In the interview, Hensley shared his life experience during the Great Depression. He was raised in rural Nebraska and spent all his life in rural Nebraska. He married and had two children. The Hensley family survived tough times during the Great Depression. Hensley felt that the U.S. Presidents did all that they could even though he felt the government programs during the Great Depression were not helpful to people who were living in poverty.
Subject(s): Depressions -- 1929
Oral histories (document genres)
Audiocassettes
History
Date Created: 1977-04-02

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