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Renfroe, Delane, 1937-. Oral History Interview, 2007.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1729


The Delane Renfroe collection consists of two audiocassette tapes, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and a biographical form and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Renfroe and Marsha Danielson in January 2007. Renfroe attended Minnesota State Teachers College in 1955 years for two years and Mankato Commercial College. In this interview, Renfroe talks about her family, her experience as a student at Minnesota State Teachers College, and her experience as an employee at Minnesota State University.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Tell Your MSU Story Oral History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.


  • 2007-01-09


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There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Biographical / Historical

Delane Renfroe was born April 21, 1937 in Saint Peter, Minnesota. She graduated from Saint Peter High School in 1955 before attending Mankato State Teachers College for two years. She left before graduating and eventually completed her secretarial training at Mankato Commercial College. Renfroe worked at Mankato State Teachers College as a secretary for the Physical Plant office (1968-1977) and a senior clerk typist at the Library (1977-1985). She was very involved in the unions on the college campus. Renfroe married her husband Dick in 1961 and they have three children, all of whom have attended Mankato State University at one point.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Delane Renfroe donated this collection on January 9, 2007.


Renfroe, Delane, 1937-. Oral History Interview, 2007.
Mee Xiong processed this collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US