Oral history interview with Agnes Osborne

Osborne, Agnes

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  • Creator interviewed by Howard Fredricks
  • Format Sound Recordings
  • Contributors
  • Publication 1971.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 audiotape reel (approximately 90 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips ; 7 in. + 1 Audiocassette, 1 CD, 1 transcript (46 leaves ; 28 cm)
  • OCLC ocm45954479
  • Finding Aids
    • Name index


  • Osborne discusses her family and memories of growing up in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She describes her education, outdoor recreation opportunities, and social activities, including parties and dancing. She also mentions her husband, World War I and the Great Depression.


  • Mrs. Ragland also participates in interview.


  • Paternal ancestors--Father in La Crosse, 1855--Mother's ancestry--Childhood home--Earliest memories--Childhood friends--Leisure activities, winter--Sledding and sleigh rides--Leisure activities, summer--Dances--Schooling--Education at Northwestern College