University of Montana--Missoula, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, K. Ross Toole Archives
Cogswell discusses his career as a journalist and describes the University of Montana in the 1920s and 1930s and the effect of the Depression on education. Pauline Cogswell discusses working for the Missoulian and the economic effects of the 1930s on Missoula
Fitchburg State College,-- Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library
WPA bulletins issued from the Boston office covering all projects in Massachusetts, including national rules and procedures; report on the WPA work conducted by the National Appraisal Committee in April 1939, including summation of 7737 community surveys and recommendations for improvement in the WPA program; materials relating to the Fitchburg Public Library project, a part of the WPA state library recataloging project when each library was given the opportunity to recatalog, reclassify, and cross-index all its books, including correspondence between Marguerite Cogswell, district supervisor and the library, project description, employee records, production reports, certification reports, and logbook providing day by day report of the work completed
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Needham describes his life in northern Idaho. Topics include homesteading near Lake Pend O'Reille; schooling; serving in the military during World War II; attending business college in Coeur d'Alene; working for a lumber company, a cement plant, and as a postmaster; his early retirement; his memories of steamboats; his work for a mine; and his thoughts of the Great Depression and World War II. The time period covered is between the 1910s and the 1940s
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Norlen talked about his life in Sweden, the U.S., and northern Idaho. He migrated to the Pacific Northwest in the late 1920s and spoke of the period between the late 1920s through the 1930s. He touched on the following topics: the Great Depression, the lumber trade, mines and miner unions, political groups, and farming
McLean County Museum of History
Personal correspondence, and business records and correspondence, of L.L. Hutton (d. 1927), tenant farmer, and his wife, Mary Blair Hutton (d. 1944), music teacher and music store operator -- Topics include farming in Indiana and North Dakota; college life and traveling salesmen in the 1890s; the Bathurst fortune swindle (1906); the Great Depression; and the music business (1908-1925) in Illinois
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Smith described growing up in Salt Lake City, Utah, and her time in the WAVES during World War II. She spoke of the period from the 1920s through 2004, focusing on the 1930s and 1940s. Topics include: the effects of the Great Depression; fur finishing at Dupler's Fur Company; her work as a spot welder at the Eiter-McCullough factory; WAVES' training at Hunter College, New York; and running a market research company in Boise, Idaho
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Donald Morrow discusses growing up in Mildred and Glasgow; his marriage to Agnes; his family's work during construction of Fort Peck Dam in the late 1930s; President Franklin D. Roosevelt's visit to the dam in 1937; his memories of the community of Wheeler; his relocation to the town of Harlem; his experiences during construction of the Snake Butte Dam; and health care. Agnes Morrow speaks of the construction of the Fort Peck Dam; the 1930s Depression; women's employment in the Fort Peck area; and family life
Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include: the drawing, by her father, farm property in the Lawton, Okla., lottery, chiefly because of poor schools in Indian Territory; travel by the family for 100 miles in a covered wagon to reach their new property near Snyder; in 1902 the donation by her father of land for the Star Valley School and the building of the schoolhouse and outbuildings; early towns of Mondamon and North and South Cold Springs (Mondamon later flooded for the construction of Tom Steed Reservoir); Swanson County (later became part of Kiowa County); early home remedies; conditions during World War I, World War II, and the Depression; and membership in the Harmony Club, a women's social club in Snyder
Chicago History Museum-- Research Center
Executive committee minutes, account books and other financial materials, scrapbooks, and office files concerning administration and distribution of the Chicago Community Trust (CCT) funds to Chicago area charitable organizations. Includes records of the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund (1908-63, merged 1961) and of other trusts transferred to The Chicago Community Trust. Topics include government relief agencies in the 1930s, child health care and welfare, and particularly in the McCormick Memorial Fund records, tuberculosis and open-air schools. Persons represented in The CCT records include executive committee chairmen Clifford W. Barnes and Edward L. Ryerson, and executive directors James Brown, IV, and Frank D. Loomis
University of Montana--Missoula, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, K. Ross Toole Archives
Wustner tells of learning the butcher trade, working for different shop owners, learning kosher butchering and meat cutting, and the effects of farming trends, the Depression, and World War II on the butchering trade in Montana and North Dakota. Also includes information concerning butcher labor unions in Montana


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