Did your friend want to DO the oral histories or collect ones that were
I have about 8 interviews of all my living relatives (Winnebago County,
Iowa) that I did for my dissertation. I asked mostly music questions,
but there is information about school in general and about teacher
training. I have an interview with Judy Svengalis who went to a
four-room school in Guthrie County.
There is a booklet of oral histories for sale at the one-room school
museum in Cedar Falls. Not the school on the campus, however, Sue may
know of this collection. Bill Dreyer was one of the interviewers.
Didn't Jeff Kauffman do some oral histories in West Branch as a part of
There are always the historical society published accounts.
The Blackwell museum at University of Northern Illinois has a
collection of oral histories, but I believe that they are mainly for
Hope everyone is having a great day!
On Nov 7, 2005, at 2:51 PM, Susan Uthoff wrote:
> On a request I'm making for a friend, I'm looking for one-room school
> oral history projects in the state of Iowa. Please let me know of any
> you are aware of.
> Sarah S. Uthoff
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