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Schmitz, Leora, 1914-2011. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1944-2005.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1724

Overview

The Schmitz collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Schmitz and Mickey Thao in 2005. In this interview, Schmitz talks about her life working in the Army as a defense worker. The collection also includes a photograph and reproductions of memorabilia from her time as a defense worker.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Dates

  • 2005-02-04

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

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

Leora Schmitz was born in Fedore, South Dakota on May 10, 1914. Leora served as a Defense Worker, in Richmond California. Leora has one daughter, Donna Webb.

Extent

2.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Leora Schmitz donated this collection on February 4, 2005.

Creator

Title
Schmitz, Leora, 1914-2011. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1944-2005.
Status
Completed
Author
Andy Cole processed this collection
Date
2009-09
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Contact:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US
507-389-1029