University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Jane Hannemann Today’s Pioneer Women Oral Histories, 1984-1985



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hannemann, Jane
Title: Hannemann, Jane, "Today’s Pioneer Women" Oral Histories
Dates: 1984-1985
Abstract: Consisting of thirty audio tapes with accompanying transcripts, the Jane Hannemann "Today’s Pioneer Women" Oral Histories, 1984-1985, document the lives of thirty-three women from Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas, ranging in age from 70 years to the mid-90s, in preparation for Hannemann’s performance about pioneer women.
Accession No.: 85-310
Extent: 1 ½ ft
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

From 1984 through 1985, actress Jane Hannemann conducted interviews with thirty-three women from Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas in preparation for a one-woman performance about pioneer women.


Scope and Contents

Consisting of thirty audio tapes with accompanying transcripts, the Jane Hannemann "Today’s Pioneer Women" Oral Histories, 1984-1985, document the lives of thirty-three women from Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas, ranging in age from 70 years to the mid-90s, in preparation for Hannemann’s performance about pioneer women. The collection describes these women’s experiences as homemakers, ranchers, and teachers on the High Plains in the early to mid-1900s.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Subjects (Persons)
Hannemann, Jane -- Archives
Subjects
Actors and actresses -- Sources
Oral histories -- Sources
Women pioneers -- High Plains (U.S.)
Places
High Plains (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Kansas -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Nebraska -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Saskatchewan -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
South Dakota -- History -- 20th century -- Sources

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jane Hannemann "Today’s Pioneer Women" Oral Histories, 1984-1985, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2X316a Transcripts, 1984-1985
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2X316b Transcripts, 1984-1985
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2X316c 30 audiocassette tapes, 1984-1985