Omaha Folklore Project: Interview with Doris Richardson Findley

An oral history interview with Doris (nee Richardson) Findley. In her interview, Findley discussed her life before and during the Great Depression including Prohibition, Women's Suffrage, and the 1929 Stock Market Crash. She was born in 1903 in Brown County, Indiana. Findley talked about farming, memories of U.S. Presidents, Prohibition, women getting the right to vote, the World Wars, and other topic. She also shared her memories of the fear she felt after the bombing of Pearl Harbor during World War II. She was interviewed by her granddaughter Kathy L. Peacock, a UNO (University of Nebraska at Omaha) student., UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 01:00:03
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Abstract/Description: An oral history interview with Doris (nee Richardson) Findley. In her interview, Findley discussed her life before and during the Great Depression including Prohibition, Women's Suffrage, and the 1929 Stock Market Crash. She was born in 1903 in Brown County, Indiana. Findley talked about farming, memories of U.S. Presidents, Prohibition, women getting the right to vote, the World Wars, and other topic. She also shared her memories of the fear she felt after the bombing of Pearl Harbor during World War II. She was interviewed by her granddaughter Kathy L. Peacock, a UNO (University of Nebraska at Omaha) student.
Subject(s): Audiocassettes
Oral histories (document genres)
Depressions -- 1929
Omaha (Neb.) -- History
World War, 1939-1945
Date Created: 1977-04-08

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