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Document Details


Title: Interview of John Vander Ploeg by Janet Levine, November 30, 1993
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S11099-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1993 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ploeg, John Vander, 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 28-May-1916
Speaker place of birth: Netherlands; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Farmer
Age at speaking: 77
Document date: 30-Nov-1993
Interviewer: Levine, Janet, fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Europe; Michigan; Minnesota; Netherlands; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY - Manhattan - Harlem; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Christmas; Europe; Michigan; Minnesota; Netherlands; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY - Manhattan - Harlem; North America; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Brothers; Church services; Colleges and universities; Communities; Crops; Customs; Domestic life; Dutch people; Economics; Education; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Family; Farms; Holiday celebrations; Houses; Intellectual life; Job offers; Language; Livestock; Military; Military occupations; Relationships; Religion; Schools; Sociology; Sunday school; Teachers; Trains; Transportation; Travel preparations; War
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021945-22811