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Dubois County: German Americans, 1993-1994


Interviewee
Dilger, Sharon August 16, 1994 

Call Number
93-079

Physical Description

Not transcribed; 2 tapes, 1 7/8 ips, 93 minutes

Interviewer
Muehr, Heiko

Access Status

Open

Scope and Content Note

Sharon Dilger discusses growing up in Ferdinand, Indiana. She describes her family life, her fathers newspaper business, the Ferdinand Newsand her family background. Dilger also discusses Dubois County history and changes. She discusses her church activities and her families involvement with Ferdinand's sister city Pfafenweiler, Germany. Dilger finally discusses her theories and practices in raising her children.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Ferdinand News
    • Crane Naval Base
    • Holy Family Church
    • Procter and Gamble
    • Purdue University
    • Occupation Names
    • newspaperman
    • Place Names
    • Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Dubois County, Indiana
    • Ferdinand, Indiana
    • Jasper, Indiana
    • Lima, Ohio
    • Pfafenwheiler, Germany
    • Subjects
    • Alzheimers disease
    • child rearing
    • church activities
    • family background
    • German club
    • hospitality
    • newspaper business
    • sister cities
    • small town atmosphere