Blanche Casanova Interview, 1977

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Blanche Casanova Interview, 1977

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Interviewer

Susan Stumm

Interviewee

Blanche Casanova

Date Recorded

7-27-1977

Date Digital

6-26-2020

Location Recorded

Casanova Residence, Morris, Minnesota

County

Roberts County, South Dakota

Keywords

Sisseton (South Dakota), Schools--South Dakota--Clara City, Hospitals--South Dakota--Sisseton, Traditional medicine, Depressions--1929, Prostitution--Minnesota--Saint Paul, World War, 1939-1945, Yugoslav Americans

Description

Blanche Casanova was born in 1912, grew up near Sisseton, South Dakota, and lived in Morris from 1938 until the time of the interview.

In this interview, she discusses her childhood near Sisseton, South Dakota, her high school years on the iron range, the Sisseton hospital, home medical care, the years of the Depression, prostitution in St. Paul during the Depression, and the Yugoslavians during World War II.

Run Time

01:04:36

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this interview is in rough draft form and is incomplete.

Original Format

Cassette

Digital Identifier

RCCasanova0102

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1076

Blanche Casanova Interview, 1977

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