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Tomea Kirchoff Oral History Interview

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Citation

Kirchoff, Tomea , “Tomea Kirchoff Oral History Interview,” Madison Historical, accessed November 30, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/857.

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Description

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

Tomea Loman Kirchoff speaks about her childhood, particularly her education, learning English, and her father’s employment at American Steel in Granite City. She discusses the Community Center as well as the Bulgarian-Macedonian Church located in Lincoln Place, as well as other aspects of Macedonian culture that she had experience with. Mrs. Kirchoff additionally speaks to World War II and contributions that women in Lincoln Place made to the war effort.

Subjects

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City

Creator

Kirchoff, Tomea

Date

October 29, 2001

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Language

English

Type

  • Oral History

Format

  • mp3
  • pdf

Duration

  • 00:44:22

Interviewer

Schmitz, Lindsay

Interviewee

Kirchoff, Tomea Loman

Location

Lincoln Place, Granite City, Illinois

Bit Rate

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Coverage

  • Lincoln Place
  • Granite City, Illinois

Identifier

  • Kirchoff_Tomea_O_001
  • Original archive accession number: A02:43
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