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Oral History RecordCapel, Sigrid Oas
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Project: Local Oral History Project-Roske
Content: Family and personal history focusing on growing up in Ely, NV, including leisure activities. Living through the Depression: banks closing; unemployment. Agricultural Extension Service. Cattle and drought in northern Nevada during the 1930s. Witness to the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Description of journey from Ely to Norway. Employment history. Gaming Control Board and the ‘Black Book.’ Occupations whilst in Las Vegas. [File includes personal photographs and news clippings][A helpful summary of the oral interview is held on file].