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Collection Details


Collection Name: Elizabeth Anna Gernes Oral History and Transcript
Repository Name: University of Iowa. Main Library. Iowa Women's Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Local Identifier: AC
URL: http://sdrc.lib.uiowa.edu/iwa/findingaids/html/GernesElizabeth.htm
Dates Spanned: 1966-1966
Description: The» Elizabeth Anna Gernes oral history was taped on July 10, 1996 with Rachel Bohlmann in Gernes's hospice room at Kavanaugh House in Des Moines, Iowa. The history was recorded on audiocassette and is less than one hour in length. The Gernes history provides an oral record of one woman's life and work and her reflections upon them. Gernes discusses her education, including her graduate work at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, her brief WPA tenure, and her long career with the Red Cross in the United States and Europe.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 1
Broad Subjects: Biography; Women's Studies; Education
ASP Subjects: Biography; Europe; International Committee for the Red Cross, Geneva, Switzerland; Lincoln, NE; Oral history; United States; University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; Women--Education; Women--Education (Higher); Work environment
Collection Code: OHC0002658