Terkel interviewed hundreds of people across the United States for his book on the Great Depression of the 1930s. In 1973, he selected several interviews that were included in his book to be broadcast in eleven parts on the Studs Terkel Program on WFMT radio (Chicago, IL). This gallery includes the interviews in those programs.
Terkel questions people about their recollections of employment problems, the crash of 1929, organized labor issues, “farm holidays” where crops were destroyed, and U.S. President Franklin Delanor Roosevelt’s New Deal programs. He asks them how they managed financially and personally through the economic slump and what personal qualities surfaced as a result. In particular he seems interested in exploring the relationship between their personal plight and values and their awareness of national issues and society’s values.

Quotes from “A Personal Memoir (and parenthetical comment)” to Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression:

“This is a memory book rather than one of hard fact and precise statistic….The precise fact or the precise date is of small consequence. This is not a lawyer’s brief nor an annotated sociological treatise. It is simply an attempt to get the story of the holocaust known as The Great Depression from an improvised battallion of survivors.”

“That there are some who were untouched or, indeed, did rather well isn’t exactly news. This has been true of all disasters. The great many were wounded, in one manner or another. It left upon them an ‘invisible scar’….The suddenly-idle hands blamed themselves, rather than society. True, there were hunger marches and protestations to City Hall and Washington, but the millions experienced a private kind of shame when the pink slip came. No matter that others suffered the same fate, the inner voice whispered, ‘I’m a failure.’”

“True there was a sharing among many of the dispossessed, but, at close quarters, frustration became, at times, violence, and violence turned inward. Thus, sons and fathers fell away, one from the other. And the mother, seeking work, said nothing. Outside forces, except to the more articulate and political rebels, were in some vague way responsible, but not really. It was a personal guilt.”

Copyright © 2000 Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression. Reprinted by permission of The New Press.

The Hard Times Recordings

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Interview with Children of People Who Went Through the Depression
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Date: 1971
Summary: A montage of unidentified, young voices: Children of people who went through the Depression and their experience with their parents? frugality, fear, and economic striving.
Keywords: frugality, Change in lifestyle, Depressions -- 1929, fear, economic striving
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s):
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Interview with Jimmy Sheridan
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with veteran Jimmy Sheridan on the veterans' plight and the bonus marchers.
Keywords: Veteran plight, Depressions -- 1929, Sheridan, Jimmy, Bonus marchers
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Sheridan, Jimmy
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Interview with Edgar Yipsel (Yip) Harburg
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Edgar Yipsel (Yip) Harburg, a songwriter who wrote about unemployment in "Brother Can You Spare Me a Dime".
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Harburg, Edgar Yipsel (Yip), Unemployment
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Harburg, Edgar Yipsel (Yip)
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Interview with Ed Paulsen - Part 1
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Ed Paulsen, a dayworker, on unemployment and the serach for jobs.
Keywords: Unemployment, Depressions -- 1929, Paulsen, Ed
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Paulsen, Ed
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Interview with Ed Paulsen - Part 2
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Ed Paulsen, a dayworker, on unemployment and the search for jobs.
Keywords: Unemployment, Depressions -- 1929, Paulsen, Ed
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Paulsen, Ed
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Studs Terkel's Introduction to the Second Chapter of "Hard Times: Voices of the Great Depression"
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Date: 1971
Summary: Studs Terkel's overview of the second chapter of "Hard Times: Voices of the Great Depression".
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Terkel, Studs
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Terkel, Studs
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Interview with Pauline Kael
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Pauline Kael, a film critic, on anger, violence, and the general strike in San Francisco.
Keywords: Anger, Depressions -- 1929, Kael, Pauline, Violence, Strikes
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Kael, Pauline
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Interview with Kitty McCullough
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Kitty McCullough, a retired seamstress who gave away her husband?s clothes during the Depression.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, McCullough, Kitty, Generosity
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): McCullough, Kitty
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Interview with Emma Tiller - Part 1
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Emma Tiller, a cook who discusses how African Americans fed tramps when white people didn?t.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Tiller, Emma, Kindness
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Tiller, Emma
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Interview with Frank Czerwonka
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Frank Czerwonka, a garbageman and hobo, on the code for homes that gave handouts.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Czerwonka, Frank, Kindness
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Czerwonka, Frank
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Interview with Louis Banks
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Louis Banks, a hobo who describes how a white man saved him from alcoholism.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Banks, Louis, Kindness
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Banks, Louis
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Interview with Cesar Chavez - Part 1
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Cesar Chavez, a union organizer, on migrant farm workers and discrimination against Mexicans.
Keywords: discrimination, Migrant farm workers, Labor, Depressions -- 1929, Chavez, Cesar
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Chavez, Cesar
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Interview with Cesar Chavez - Part 2
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Cesar Chavez, a union organizer, on migrant farm workers and discrimination against Mexicans.
Keywords: discrimination, Migrant farm workers, Labor, Depressions -- 1929, Chavez, Cesar
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Chavez, Cesar
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Interview with William Benton
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with William Benton, an advertising businessman who made money during the Depression.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Benton, William, Success
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Benton, William
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Interview with Mary Owsley - Part 1
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mary Owsley, a migrant farm worker, wife of a WWI veteran, and "bonus marcher".
Keywords: Veteran plight, Depressions -- 1929, Owsley, Mary, bonus march
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Owsley, Mary
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Interview with Mary Owsley - Part 2
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mary Owsley, a migrant farm worker, wife of a WWI veteran, and "bonus marcher".
Keywords: Veteran plight, Depressions -- 1929, Owsley, Mary, bonus march
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Owsley, Mary
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Interview with Peggy Terry - Part 1
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Peggy Terry, a migrant farm worker, on being unemployed, bread lines, soup kitchens, and homeless camps.
Keywords: soup kitchens, Bread lines, Unemployed, Depressions -- 1929, Terry, Peggy, homeless camps
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Terry, Peggy
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Interview with Peggy Terry - Part 2
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Peggy Terry, a migrant farm worker, on being unemployed, bread lines, soup kitchens, and homeless camps.
Keywords: soup kitchens, Bread lines, Unemployed, Depressions -- 1929, Terry, Peggy, homeless camps
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Terry, Peggy
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Interview with Tom Yoder
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Tom Yoder, the son of a suburban housewife, on food shortages and the shame in poverty.
Keywords: Shame in poverty, Depressions -- 1929, Yoder, Tom, food shortages
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yoder, Tom
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Interview with Jane Yoder
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jane Yoder, a suburban housewife, on discrimination against WPA recipients.
Keywords: discrimination, Depressions -- 1929, Yoder, Jane
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yoder, Jane
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Interview with Bob Leary
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Bob Leary, a cab driver whose father did extra work during the Depression to maintain his self-esteem.
Keywords: work ethic, Depressions -- 1929, Leary, Bob
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Leary, Bob
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Interview with Robin Langston
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Robin Langston, a restaurant owner who had food, but no money, and took people in through spiritual guidance.
Keywords: Spiritual guidance, Depressions -- 1929, Langston, Robin
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Langston, Robin
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Interview with Slim Collier
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Slim Collier, a bartender, on Iowa during the Depression up through WWII.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Collier, Slim, Iowa
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Collier, Slim
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Interview with Phyllis Lorimer
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Phyllis Lorimer, a retired actress, on living with a chauffeur on NY Park Ave.
Keywords: Lorimer, Phyllis, Depressions -- 1929, Change in lifestyle
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Lorimer, Phyllis
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Interview with Phyllis Lorimer
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Phyllis Lorimer, a retired actress, on living with a chauffeur on NY Park Ave.
Keywords: Change in lifestyle, Depressions -- 1929, Lorimer, Phyllis
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Lorimer, Phyllis
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Interview with Dorothy Bernstein
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Dorothy Bernstein, a waitress, on the shame in welfare.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Bernstein, Dorothy, Shame, welfare
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Bernstein, Dorothy
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Interview with Larry van Dusen
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Larry van Dusen, a retired labor organizer, on the shame and depression in poverty and the rootlessness of his generation.
Keywords: Shame, Depressions -- 1929, van Dusen, Larry, depression, poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): van Dusen, Larry
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Interview with Joe Morrison
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Joe Morrison, a retired miner and labor organizer, who describes how depression hit miners earlier and lasted longer.
Keywords: Labor, Depressions -- 1929, Morrison, Joe, depression
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Morrison, Joe
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Interview with Evelyn Finn
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Evelyn Finn, a seamstress and labor organizer, who organized garment workers in New Orleans and St. Louis.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Finn, Evelyn, labor
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Finn, Evelyn
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Interview with Jose Yglesias - Part 1
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jose Yglesias, a novelist and journalist, on the wildcat strikes among cigar workers in Tampa.
Keywords: Labor, Depressions -- 1929, Yglesias, Jose, strikes
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yglesias, Jose
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Interview with Jose Yglesias - Part 2
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jose Yglesias, a novelist and journalist, on the wildcat strikes among cigar workers in Tampa.
Keywords: Labor, Depressions -- 1929, Yglesias, Jose, strikes
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yglesias, Jose
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Interview with Jose Yglesias - Part 3
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jose Yglesias, a novelist and journalist, on the wildcat strikes among cigar workers in Tampa.
Keywords: Labor, Depressions -- 1929, Yglesias, Jose, strikes
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yglesias, Jose
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Interview with Lewis Andreas
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Lewis Andreas, a pioneer in group medicine, on people at public health clinics.
Keywords: public health clinics, Change in lifestyle, Depressions -- 1929, Andreas, Lewis
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Andreas, Lewis
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Interview with Justin McCarthy
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Justin McCarthy, a journalist and Ford worker, on working at the Ford plant.
Keywords: labor, Depressions -- 1929, McCarthy, Justin, Ford plant
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): McCarthy, Justin
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Interview with Mike Widman - Part 1
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mike Widman, a labor organizer, on the 1940 Ford strike in Detroit.
Keywords: labor, Depressions -- 1929, Widman, Mike, Ford strike of 1940
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Widman, Mike
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Interview with Mike Widman - Part 2
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mike Widman, a labor organizer, on the 1940 Ford strike in Detroit.
Keywords: labor, Depressions -- 1929, Widman, Mike, Ford strike of 1940
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Widman, Mike
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Interview with Bob Stinson
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Bob Stinson, an auto worker, on the Flint sit-down strike of 1937 and the beginning of UAW-CIO.
Keywords: Labor, Depressions -- 1929, Stinson, Bob, Flint sit-down strike of 1937
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Stinson, Bob
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Interview with Sally Rand
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Sally Rand, a fan dancer who danced nude because she had no money for costumes.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Rand, Sally, Poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Rand, Sally
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Interview with Doc Graham
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Doc Graham, a gangster associate and quasi-legal entreprenuer.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Graham, Doc, poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Graham, Doc
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Interview with Tony Soma
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Tony Soma, a NY speakeasy owner, on prohibition.
Keywords: prohibition, Depressions -- 1929, Soma, Tony
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Soma, Tony
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Interview with Jerome Zerbe
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jerome Zerbe, a society photographer who wasn't affected by the Depression and worked with the wealthy.
Keywords: Change in lifestyle, Depressions -- 1929, Zerbe, Jerome
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Zerbe, Jerome
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Interview with Buddy Blankenship
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Buddy Blankenship, a miner, on company stores, hard work, and black lung disease.
Keywords: hard work, company stores, labor, Depressions -- 1929, Blankenship, Buddy, black lung disease
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Blankenship, Buddy
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Interview with Mary Owsley - Part 3
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mary Owsley, a welfare widow, on company stores.
Keywords: Labor, Depressions -- 1929, Owsley, Mary, Company stores
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Owsley, Mary
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Interview with Harry Terrell
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Harry Terrell, a farmer, on farm depression in Des Moines IA, farm holidays, and repossession.
Keywords: Farm depression, Depressions -- 1929, Terrell, Harry, repossession
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Terrell, Harry
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Interivew with Oscar Heleen
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Oscar Heleen, a farmer, on farm depression, farm holidays and repossesion.
Keywords: repossession, Farm depression, Depressions -- 1929, Heleen, Oscar, farm holidays
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Heleen, Oscar
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Interview with Frank and Rome Hentges
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Frank and Rome Hentges, retired clothing merchants, on stors closings in La Mars, IA.
Keywords: Farm Depression, Depressions -- 1929, Hentges, Rome, Henges, Frank, store closings
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Hentges, Rome
Hentges, Frank
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Interview with Orin Kelley
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Orin Kelley, a cooperative worker, who demonstrated at farm auctions in La Mars, IA.
Keywords: Farm Depression, Depressions -- 1929, Kelley, Orin, farm auctions
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Kelley, Orin
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Interview with Emil and Ruth Loricks
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Emil and Ruth Loricks, two farmers, about farm depression.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Loricks, Ruth, Loricks, Emil, Farm Depression
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Loricks, Ruth
Loricks, Emil
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Interview with Mary Owsley - Part 4
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mary Owsley, a farm worker who cleaned up after the dust storms in Oklahoma.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Owsley, Mary
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Owsley, Mary
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Interview with Fred Sweet
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Fred Sweet, a farmer, on farm auctions and advertisements.
Keywords: Farm auctions, Farm Depression, Depressions -- 1929, Sweet, Fred, advertisements
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Sweet, Fred
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Interview with Emil and Ruth Loricks
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Emil and Ruth Loricks, two farmers, on the farm depression in Arlington, VA.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Loricks, Ruth, Loricks, Emil, Farm Depression
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Loricks, Ruth
Loricks, Emil
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Interview with C.B. Baldwin and Ed Paulson
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with C.B. Baldwin and Ed Paulson, an Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture and a Chicago resident, respectively, on the New Deal, the Farm Security Administration, and public indifference.
Keywords: public indifference, New Deal, Depressions -- 1929, Paulson, Ed, Baldwin, C.B., Farm Security Administration
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Paulson, Ed
Baldwin, C.B.
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Interview with Hank Oettinger
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Hank Oettinger, a Chicago printer, on the New Deal and the celebration with WPA checks.
Keywords: New Deal, Depressions -- 1929, Oettinger, Hank, WPA checks
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Oettinger, Hank
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Interview with Gardner C. Means
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Gardner C. Means, an economic advisor, on the New Deal and the difference between the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations.
Keywords: New Deal, Depressions -- 1929, Means, Gardner C., Hoover, Roosevelt
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Means, Gardner C.
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Interview with Raymond Moley
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Raymond Moley about the New Deal.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Moley, Raymond
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Moley, Raymond
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Interview with Alf Landon
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Alf Landon, the governor of Kanaa, on the New Deal.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Landon, Alf, New Deal
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Landon, Alf
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Interview with James Farley
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with James Farley, a presidential campaign manager, on the New Deal and Roosevelt's reelection.
Keywords: New Deal, Depressions -- 1929, Farley, James, Roosevelt?s re-election
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Farley, James
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Interview with John Beecher
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with John Beecher, a New Deal worker, on migrant worker camps.
Keywords: Migrant worker camps, Depressions -- 1929, Beecher, John
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Beecher, John
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Interview with Mrs. Willie Jeffries
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mrs. Willie Jeffries, an 80 year old African American woman who worked in a relief station trying to get money to bury the dead.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Mrs. Willie Jeffries, Relief stations
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Jeffries, Willie
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Interview with Harry Hartman
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Harry Hartman, a salesman, on poverty, repossession, and conditional sales contracts.
Keywords: Repossession, Poverty, Depressions -- 1929, Hartman, Harry, conditional sales contracts
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Hartman, Harry
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Interview with Max Naiman - Part 1
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Max Naiman, a lawyer who represented the unemployed.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Naiman, Max, Poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Naiman, Max
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Interview with Max Naiman - Part 2
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Max Naiman, a lawyer who represented the unemployed.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Naiman, Max, Poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Naiman, Max
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Interview with Horace Cayton
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Horace Cayton, an African American, on poverty.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Cayton, Horace, Poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Cayton, Horace
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Interview with Judge Sam Heller - Part 1
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Judge Sam Heller who presided over the landlords & tenants court and evicted people.
Keywords: Poverty, Depressions -- 1929, Heller, Sam, evictions
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Heller, Sam
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Interview with Judge Sam Heller - Part 2
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Judge Sam Heller, who presided over the landlords and tenants court and issued evictions.
Keywords: Poverty, Depressions -- 1929, Heller, Sam, evictions
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Heller, Sam
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Interview with Herman Schulmin
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Herman Schulmin who remembers shame and humiliation.
Keywords: shame, Depressions -- 1929, Schulmin, Herman, humiliation
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Schulmin, Herman
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Interview with Anna Ramsey
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Anna Ramsey on shame, mortgage loans, and credit.
Keywords: Shame, Depressions -- 1929, Ramsey, Anna, morgage loans, credit
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Ramsey, Anna
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Interview with Elsa Ponselle
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Elsa Ponselle on shame and the lack of jobs.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Ponselle, Elsa, shame
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Ponselle, Elsa
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Interview with Howard Worthington
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Howard Worthington on being a door-to-door salesman.
Keywords: shame, Depressions -- 1929, Worthington, Howard, door-to-door salesman
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Worthington, Howard
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Interview with Ben Isaacs and Ward James
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Ben Isaacs and Ward James on shame in taking relief and prying case workers.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, James, Ward, Isaacs, Ben, Shame, case workers
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): James, Ward
Isaacs, Ben
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Interview with Nick Shufro
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Nick Shufro, a relief case worker, on mis-judgements and prying into other?s lives.
Keywords: shame, Depressions -- 1929, Shufro, Nick, misjudgements
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Shufro, Nick
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Interview with Eileen Barthe
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Eileen Barthe, a relief case worker, on the humiliation to the recipients of relief.
Keywords: shame, Depressions -- 1929, Barthe, Eileen, humiliation
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Barthe, Eileen
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Interview with Virginia Durr
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Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Virginia Durr on shame and the fact that people blamed themselves and not the system.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Durr, Virginia, shame
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Durr, Virginia
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Interview with Children of People Who Went Through the Depression
File Name: terkel-a0a0k0-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: A montage of unidentified, young voices: Children of people who went through the Depression and their experience with their parents? frugality, fear, and economic striving.
Keywords: Depressions -- 1929, Change in lifestyle, frugality, fear, economic striving
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s):

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Interview with Jimmy Sheridan
File Name: terkel-a0a0k1-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with veteran Jimmy Sheridan on the veterans' plight and the bonus marchers.
Keywords: Sheridan, Jimmy, Depressions -- 1929, Veteran plight, Bonus marchers
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Sheridan, Jimmy

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Interview with Edgar Yipsel (Yip) Harburg
File Name: terkel-a0a0k2-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Edgar Yipsel (Yip) Harburg, a songwriter who wrote about unemployment in "Brother Can You Spare Me a Dime".
Keywords: Harburg, Edgar Yipsel (Yip), Depressions -- 1929, Unemployment
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Harburg, Edgar Yipsel (Yip)

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Interview with Ed Paulsen - Part 1
File Name: terkel-a0a0k3-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Ed Paulsen, a dayworker, on unemployment and the serach for jobs.
Keywords: Paulsen, Ed, Depressions -- 1929, Unemployment
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Paulsen, Ed

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Interview with Ed Paulsen - Part 2
File Name: terkel-a0a0k4-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Ed Paulsen, a dayworker, on unemployment and the search for jobs.
Keywords: Paulsen, Ed, Depressions -- 1929, Unemployment
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Paulsen, Ed

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Interview with Pauline Kael
File Name: terkel-a0a0k5-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Pauline Kael, a film critic, on anger, violence, and the general strike in San Francisco.
Keywords: Kael, Pauline, Depressions -- 1929, Anger, Violence, Strikes
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Kael, Pauline

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Studs Terkel's Introduction to the Second Chapter of "Hard Times: Voices of the Great Depression"
File Name: terkel-a0a0k6-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Studs Terkel's overview of the second chapter of "Hard Times: Voices of the Great Depression".
Keywords: Terkel, Studs, Depressions -- 1929
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Terkel, Studs

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Interview with Kitty McCullough
File Name: terkel-a0a0k7-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Kitty McCullough, a retired seamstress who gave away her husband?s clothes during the Depression.
Keywords: McCullough, Kitty, Depressions -- 1929, Generosity
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): McCullough, Kitty

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Interview with Emma Tiller - Part 1
File Name: terkel-a0a0k8-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Emma Tiller, a cook who discusses how African Americans fed tramps when white people didn?t.
Keywords: Tiller, Emma, Depressions -- 1929, Kindness
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Tiller, Emma

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Interview with Frank Czerwonka
File Name: terkel-a0a0k9-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Frank Czerwonka, a garbageman and hobo, on the code for homes that gave handouts.
Keywords: Czerwonka, Frank, Depressions -- 1929, Kindness
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Czerwonka, Frank

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Interview with Louis Banks
File Name: terkel-a0a0l0-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Louis Banks, a hobo who describes how a white man saved him from alcoholism.
Keywords: Banks, Louis, Depressions -- 1929, Kindness
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Banks, Louis

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Interview with Cesar Chavez - Part 1
File Name: terkel-a0a0l1-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Cesar Chavez, a union organizer, on migrant farm workers and discrimination against Mexicans.
Keywords: Chavez, Cesar, Depressions -- 1929, Labor, Migrant farm workers, discrimination
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Chavez, Cesar

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Interview with Cesar Chavez - Part 2
File Name: terkel-a0a0l2-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Cesar Chavez, a union organizer, on migrant farm workers and discrimination against Mexicans.
Keywords: Chavez, Cesar, Depressions -- 1929, Labor, Migrant farm workers, discrimination
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Chavez, Cesar

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Interview with Mary Owsley - Part 1
File Name: terkel-a0a0l3-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mary Owsley, a migrant farm worker, wife of a WWI veteran, and "bonus marcher".
Keywords: Owsley, Mary, Depressions -- 1929, Veteran plight, bonus march
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Owsley, Mary

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Interview with Mary Owsley - Part 2
File Name: terkel-a0a0l4-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mary Owsley, a migrant farm worker, wife of a WWI veteran, and "bonus marcher".
Keywords: Owsley, Mary, Depressions -- 1929, Veteran plight, bonus march
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Owsley, Mary

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Interview with Peggy Terry - Part 1
File Name: terkel-a0a0l5-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Peggy Terry, a migrant farm worker, on being unemployed, bread lines, soup kitchens, and homeless camps.
Keywords: Terry, Peggy, Depressions -- 1929, Unemployed, Bread lines, soup kitchens, homeless camps
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Terry, Peggy

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Interview with Peggy Terry - Part 2
File Name: terkel-a0a0l6-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Peggy Terry, a migrant farm worker, on being unemployed, bread lines, soup kitchens, and homeless camps.
Keywords: Terry, Peggy, Depressions -- 1929, Unemployed, Bread lines, soup kitchens, homeless camps
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Terry, Peggy

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Interview with William Benton
File Name: terkel-a0a0l7-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with William Benton, an advertising businessman who made money during the Depression.
Keywords: Benton, William, Depressions -- 1929, Success
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Benton, William

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Interview with Tom Yoder
File Name: terkel-a0a0l8-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Tom Yoder, the son of a suburban housewife, on food shortages and the shame in poverty.
Keywords: Yoder, Tom, Depressions -- 1929, Shame in poverty, food shortages
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yoder, Tom

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Interview with Jane Yoder
File Name: terkel-a0a0l9-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jane Yoder, a suburban housewife, on discrimination against WPA recipients.
Keywords: Yoder, Jane, Depressions -- 1929, discrimination
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yoder, Jane

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Interview with Robin Langston
File Name: terkel-a0a0m0-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Robin Langston, a restaurant owner who had food, but no money, and took people in through spiritual guidance.
Keywords: Langston, Robin, Depressions -- 1929, Spiritual guidance
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Langston, Robin

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Interview with Slim Collier
File Name: terkel-a0a0m1-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Slim Collier, a bartender, on Iowa during the Depression up through WWII.
Keywords: Collier, Slim, Depressions -- 1929, Iowa
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Collier, Slim

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Interview with Phyllis Lorimer
File Name: terkel-a0a0m2-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Phyllis Lorimer, a retired actress, on living with a chauffeur on NY Park Ave.
Keywords: Lorimer, Phyllis, Depressions -- 1929, Change in lifestyle
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Lorimer, Phyllis

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Interview with Dorothy Bernstein
File Name: terkel-a0a0m3-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Dorothy Bernstein, a waitress, on the shame in welfare.
Keywords: Bernstein, Dorothy, Depressions -- 1929, Shame, welfare
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Bernstein, Dorothy

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Interview with Larry van Dusen
File Name: terkel-a0a0m4-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Larry van Dusen, a retired labor organizer, on the shame and depression in poverty and the rootlessness of his generation.
Keywords: van Dusen, Larry, Depressions -- 1929, Shame, depression, poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): van Dusen, Larry

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Interview with Bob Leary
File Name: terkel-a0a0m5-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Bob Leary, a cab driver whose father did extra work during the Depression to maintain his self-esteem.
Keywords: Leary, Bob, Depressions -- 1929, work ethic
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Leary, Bob

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Interview with Jose Yglesias - Part 1
File Name: terkel-a0a0m6-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jose Yglesias, a novelist and journalist, on the wildcat strikes among cigar workers in Tampa.
Keywords: Yglesias, Jose, Depressions -- 1929, Labor, strikes
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yglesias, Jose

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Interview with Jose Yglesias - Part 2
File Name: terkel-a0a0m7-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jose Yglesias, a novelist and journalist, on the wildcat strikes among cigar workers in Tampa.
Keywords: Yglesias, Jose, Depressions -- 1929, Labor, strikes
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yglesias, Jose

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Interview with Jose Yglesias - Part 3
File Name: terkel-a0a0m8-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jose Yglesias, a novelist and journalist, on the wildcat strikes among cigar workers in Tampa.
Keywords: Yglesias, Jose, Depressions -- 1929, Labor, strikes
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Yglesias, Jose

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Interview with Joe Morrison
File Name: terkel-a0a0m9-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Joe Morrison, a retired miner and labor organizer, who describes how depression hit miners earlier and lasted longer.
Keywords: Morrison, Joe, Depressions -- 1929, Labor, depression
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Morrison, Joe

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Interview with Evelyn Finn
File Name: terkel-a0a0n0-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Evelyn Finn, a seamstress and labor organizer, who organized garment workers in New Orleans and St. Louis.
Keywords: Finn, Evelyn, Depressions -- 1929, labor
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Finn, Evelyn

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Interview with Lewis Andreas
File Name: terkel-a0a0n1-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Lewis Andreas, a pioneer in group medicine, on people at public health clinics.
Keywords: Andreas, Lewis, Depressions -- 1929, Change in lifestyle, public health clinics
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Andreas, Lewis

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Interview with Justin McCarthy
File Name: terkel-a0a0n2-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Justin McCarthy, a journalist and Ford worker, on working at the Ford plant.
Keywords: McCarthy, Justin, Depressions -- 1929, labor, Ford plant
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): McCarthy, Justin

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Interview with Mike Widman - Part 1
File Name: terkel-a0a0n3-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mike Widman, a labor organizer, on the 1940 Ford strike in Detroit.
Keywords: Widman, Mike, Depressions -- 1929, labor, Ford strike of 1940
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Widman, Mike

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Interview with Mike Widman - Part 2
File Name: terkel-a0a0n5-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mike Widman, a labor organizer, on the 1940 Ford strike in Detroit.
Keywords: Widman, Mike, Depressions -- 1929, labor, Ford strike of 1940
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Widman, Mike

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Interview with Bob Stinson
File Name: terkel-a0a0n6-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Bob Stinson, an auto worker, on the Flint sit-down strike of 1937 and the beginning of UAW-CIO.
Keywords: Stinson, Bob, Depressions -- 1929, Labor, Flint sit-down strike of 1937
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Stinson, Bob

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Interview with Sally Rand
File Name: terkel-a0a0n7-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Sally Rand, a fan dancer who danced nude because she had no money for costumes.
Keywords: Rand, Sally, Depressions -- 1929, Poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Rand, Sally

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Interview with Doc Graham
File Name: terkel-a0a0n8-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Doc Graham, a gangster associate and quasi-legal entreprenuer.
Keywords: Graham, Doc, Depressions -- 1929, poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Graham, Doc

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Interview with Tony Soma
File Name: terkel-a0a0o0-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Tony Soma, a NY speakeasy owner, on prohibition.
Keywords: Soma, Tony, Depressions -- 1929, prohibition
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Soma, Tony

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Interview with Jerome Zerbe
File Name: terkel-a0a0o1-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Jerome Zerbe, a society photographer who wasn't affected by the Depression and worked with the wealthy.
Keywords: Zerbe, Jerome, Depressions -- 1929, Change in lifestyle
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Zerbe, Jerome

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Interview with Buddy Blankenship
File Name: terkel-a0a0o2-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Buddy Blankenship, a miner, on company stores, hard work, and black lung disease.
Keywords: Blankenship, Buddy, Depressions -- 1929, labor, company stores, hard work, black lung disease
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Blankenship, Buddy

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Interview with Mary Owsley - Part 3
File Name: terkel-a0a0o3-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mary Owsley, a welfare widow, on company stores.
Keywords: Owsley, Mary, Depressions -- 1929, Labor, Company stores
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Owsley, Mary

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Interview with Harry Terrell
File Name: terkel-a0a0o4-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Harry Terrell, a farmer, on farm depression in Des Moines IA, farm holidays, and repossession.
Keywords: Terrell, Harry, Depressions -- 1929, Farm depression, repossession
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Terrell, Harry

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Interivew with Oscar Heleen
File Name: terkel-a0a0o5-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Oscar Heleen, a farmer, on farm depression, farm holidays and repossesion.
Keywords: Heleen, Oscar, Depressions -- 1929, Farm depression, repossession, farm holidays
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Heleen, Oscar

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Interview with Frank and Rome Hentges
File Name: terkel-a0a0o6-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Frank and Rome Hentges, retired clothing merchants, on stors closings in La Mars, IA.
Keywords: Henges, Frank, Hentges, Rome, Depressions -- 1929, Farm Depression, store closings
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Hentges, Frank
Hentges, Rome

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Interview with Orin Kelley
File Name: terkel-a0a0o7-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Orin Kelley, a cooperative worker, who demonstrated at farm auctions in La Mars, IA.
Keywords: Kelley, Orin, Depressions -- 1929, Farm Depression, farm auctions
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Kelley, Orin

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Interview with Emil and Ruth Loricks
File Name: terkel-a0a0o8-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Emil and Ruth Loricks, two farmers, about farm depression.
Keywords: Loricks, Emil, Loricks, Ruth, Depressions -- 1929, Farm Depression
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Loricks, Emil
Loricks, Ruth

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Interview with Mary Owsley - Part 4
File Name: terkel-a0a0o9-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mary Owsley, a farm worker who cleaned up after the dust storms in Oklahoma.
Keywords: Owsley, Mary, Depressions -- 1929
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Owsley, Mary

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Interview with Fred Sweet
File Name: terkel-a0a0p0-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Fred Sweet, a farmer, on farm auctions and advertisements.
Keywords: Sweet, Fred, Depressions -- 1929, Farm Depression, Farm auctions, advertisements
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Sweet, Fred

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Interview with Emil and Ruth Loricks
File Name: terkel-a0a0p1-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Emil and Ruth Loricks, two farmers, on the farm depression in Arlington, VA.
Keywords: Loricks, Emil, Loricks, Ruth, Depressions -- 1929, Farm Depression
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Loricks, Emil
Loricks, Ruth

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Interview with Gardner C. Means
File Name: terkel-a0a0p2-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Gardner C. Means, an economic advisor, on the New Deal and the difference between the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations.
Keywords: Means, Gardner C., Depressions -- 1929, New Deal, Hoover, Roosevelt
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Means, Gardner C.

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Interview with James Farley
File Name: terkel-a0a0p3-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with James Farley, a presidential campaign manager, on the New Deal and Roosevelt's reelection.
Keywords: Farley, James, Depressions -- 1929, New Deal, Roosevelt?s re-election
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Farley, James

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Interview with Raymond Moley
File Name: terkel-a0a0p4-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Raymond Moley about the New Deal.
Keywords: Moley, Raymond, Depressions -- 1929
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Moley, Raymond

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Interview with Alf Landon
File Name: terkel-a0a0p5-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Alf Landon, the governor of Kanaa, on the New Deal.
Keywords: Landon, Alf, Depressions -- 1929, New Deal
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Landon, Alf

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Interview with John Beecher
File Name: terkel-a0a0p6-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with John Beecher, a New Deal worker, on migrant worker camps.
Keywords: Beecher, John, Depressions -- 1929, Migrant worker camps
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Beecher, John

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Interview with C.B. Baldwin and Ed Paulson
File Name: terkel-a0a0p7-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with C.B. Baldwin and Ed Paulson, an Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture and a Chicago resident, respectively, on the New Deal, the Farm Security Administration, and public indifference.
Keywords: Baldwin, C.B., Paulson, Ed, Depressions -- 1929, New Deal, public indifference, Farm Security Administration
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Baldwin, C.B.
Paulson, Ed

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Interview with Hank Oettinger
File Name: terkel-a0a0p8-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Hank Oettinger, a Chicago printer, on the New Deal and the celebration with WPA checks.
Keywords: Oettinger, Hank, Depressions -- 1929, New Deal, WPA checks
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Oettinger, Hank

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Interview with Mrs. Willie Jeffries
File Name: terkel-a0a0p9-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Mrs. Willie Jeffries, an 80 year old African American woman who worked in a relief station trying to get money to bury the dead.
Keywords: Mrs. Willie Jeffries, Depressions -- 1929, Relief stations
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Jeffries, Willie

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Interview with Harry Hartman
File Name: terkel-a0a0q0-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Harry Hartman, a salesman, on poverty, repossession, and conditional sales contracts.
Keywords: Hartman, Harry, Depressions -- 1929, Poverty, Repossession, conditional sales contracts
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Hartman, Harry

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Interview with Max Naiman - Part 1
File Name: terkel-a0a0q1-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Max Naiman, a lawyer who represented the unemployed.
Keywords: Naiman, Max, Depressions -- 1929, Poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Naiman, Max

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Interview with Max Naiman - Part 2
File Name: terkel-a0a0q2-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Max Naiman, a lawyer who represented the unemployed.
Keywords: Naiman, Max, Depressions -- 1929, Poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Naiman, Max

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Interview with Judge Sam Heller - Part 1
File Name: terkel-a0a0q3-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Judge Sam Heller who presided over the landlords & tenants court and evicted people.
Keywords: Heller, Sam, Depressions -- 1929, Poverty, evictions
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Heller, Sam

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Interview with Horace Cayton
File Name: terkel-a0a0q4-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Horace Cayton, an African American, on poverty.
Keywords: Cayton, Horace, Depressions -- 1929, Poverty
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Cayton, Horace

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Interview with Judge Sam Heller - Part 2
File Name: terkel-a0a0q5-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Judge Sam Heller, who presided over the landlords and tenants court and issued evictions.
Keywords: Heller, Sam, Depressions -- 1929, Poverty, evictions
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Heller, Sam

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Interview with Herman Schulmin
File Name: terkel-a0a0q6-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Herman Schulmin who remembers shame and humiliation.
Keywords: Schulmin, Herman, Depressions -- 1929, shame, humiliation
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Schulmin, Herman

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Interview with Anna Ramsey
File Name: terkel-a0a0q7-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Anna Ramsey on shame, mortgage loans, and credit.
Keywords: Ramsey, Anna, Depressions -- 1929, Shame, morgage loans, credit
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Ramsey, Anna

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Interview with Elsa Ponselle
File Name: terkel-a0a0q8-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Elsa Ponselle on shame and the lack of jobs.
Keywords: Ponselle, Elsa, Depressions -- 1929, shame
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Ponselle, Elsa

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Interview with Howard Worthington
File Name: terkel-a0a0q9-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Howard Worthington on being a door-to-door salesman.
Keywords: Worthington, Howard, Depressions -- 1929, shame, door-to-door salesman
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Worthington, Howard

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Interview with Ben Isaacs and Ward James
File Name: terkel-a0a0r0-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Ben Isaacs and Ward James on shame in taking relief and prying case workers.
Keywords: Isaacs, Ben, James, Ward, Depressions -- 1929, Shame, case workers
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Isaacs, Ben
James, Ward

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Interview with Nick Shufro
File Name: terkel-a0a0r1-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Nick Shufro, a relief case worker, on mis-judgements and prying into other?s lives.
Keywords: Shufro, Nick, Depressions -- 1929, shame, misjudgements
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Shufro, Nick

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Interview with Eileen Barthe
File Name: terkel-a0a0r2-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Eileen Barthe, a relief case worker, on the humiliation to the recipients of relief.
Keywords: Barthe, Eileen, Depressions -- 1929, shame, humiliation
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Barthe, Eileen

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Interview with Virginia Durr
File Name: terkel-a0a0r3-a.mp3
Date: 1971
Summary: Interview with Virginia Durr on shame and the fact that people blamed themselves and not the system.
Keywords: Durr, Virginia, Depressions -- 1929, shame
Interviewer(s): Terkel, Studs
Interviewee(s): Durr, Virginia

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