Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Leonard L. Lancaster

The oral history interview with Leonard L. Lancaster, concerning his youth during the Great Depression, was conducted by his granddaughter and UNO student Barbara Gruenig on April 15, 1977. Lancaster mostly spoke about how the Depression affected his employment and way of life and his eventual move from rural Kansas to Omaha, Nebraska. He also talked about entertainment and his opinions on the then current (1977) economic state of the United States, and what it would be like if the country had another Depression., UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 00:39:11
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Abstract/Description: The oral history interview with Leonard L. Lancaster, concerning his youth during the Great Depression, was conducted by his granddaughter and UNO student Barbara Gruenig on April 15, 1977. Lancaster mostly spoke about how the Depression affected his employment and way of life and his eventual move from rural Kansas to Omaha, Nebraska. He also talked about entertainment and his opinions on the then current (1977) economic state of the United States, and what it would be like if the country had another Depression.
Subject(s): Depressions -- 1929
History
Omaha (Neb.) -- History
World War, 1939-1945
Audiocassettes
Oral Histories (document genres)
Date Created: 1977-04-15

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