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Dubois County: German Americans, 1993-1994


Interviewee
Scheessele, Mary K. June 7, 1993 

Call Number
93-071

Physical Description

Not transcribed; 3 tapes, 17/8 ips, 160 minutes

Interviewer
Muehr, Heiko

Access Status

Open

Scope and Content Note

Sister Mary K. Scheessele, born 1922, discusses her life in the Ferdinand community and growing up in Spencer County. She also discusses her dedication and education at the Benedictine Sisters of Ferdinand Monastery and St. Benedict College. She then describes her teaching career and library science education. She also discusses her responsibilities as the monastery archivist.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Benedictine Sisters of Ferdinand Monastery
    • Catholic University
    • Indiana Religious History Association
    • St. Benedict College
    • St. Rupert's Church
    • Occupation Names
    • archivist
    • librarian
    • nun
    • teacher
    • Personal Names
    • Hartman, Grover
    • Kundek, Joseph
    • Place Names
    • Baden, Germany
    • Ferdinand, Indiana
    • Redbrush, Indiana
    • Spencer County, Indiana
    • Warrick County, Indiana
    • Subjects
    • 1937 flood
    • alcohol consumption
    • Benedictine life
    • bicentennial
    • college education
    • college library
    • community values
    • family history
    • farming
    • German heritage
    • German language
    • library collection development
    • library science
    • monastery archives
    • protestant catholic division
    • religious clothing
    • religious life
    • school libraries
    • Vatican II
    • World War II