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Venka Ambuehl Oral History Interview

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Ambuehl, Venka, “Venka Ambuehl Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed November 29, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/835.

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Description

This oral history interview with Venka Ambuehl was part of oral histories conducted in the fall 2001 semester of History 447: Oral History.

Born to Bulgarian immigrant parents in 1925, Venka Ambuehl spent her whole life in Lincoln Place. In this interview, she talks about growing up in this diverse community and how much it shaped the way she sees the world. From events at the local community center to an array of traditions this multicultural community used to celebrate Christmas, she talks in-depth about her younger years at Lincoln Place.

Subjects

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Creator

Ambuehl, Venka

Date

November 15, 2001

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Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 1:13:23

Interviewer

Koenig, Joshua

Interviewee

Ambuehl, Venka

Location

Lincoln Place, Granite City, Illinois

Bit Rate

482 kbit/s

Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Identifier

  • Ambruehl-Venka-O-001
  • Original archive accession number: A02:43
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