Manuscript Collection

Great Depression/ World War II Oral History Papers - Accession 1653 - M809 (866)

Title

Great Depression/ World War II Oral History Papers - Accession 1653 - M809 (866)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1653 - M809 (866)

Inclusive Dates

1990s

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

100 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of typescripts and summaries of interviews collected by Winthrop graduate and Buford High School teacher Elizabeth C. Smith during the 1990s. The students were tasked with interviewing persons’ (usually family members) experiences during the Great depression or during World War II. The interviewees discuss what life was like living during the Great Depression and what life was like at home during World War II and what life was like fighting in World War II. This collection will be valuable for any person researching the experiences of everyday people during to these two seminal events during the 21st Century.

Provenance

The Great Depression/World War II Oral History Interview Papers were donated to the Archives on April 17, 2019 by Elizabeth C. Smith.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Great Depression/ World War II Oral History Papers - Accession 1653 - M809 (866)

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