Gertrude Branigan discusses city life in Minneapolis during the Great Depression. She talks about welfare programs, the Works Progress Administration, medical facilities, recreation, and personal family life.
Gertrude Branigan lived in Minneapolis during the Great Depression, getting married in 1931.
Date of Interview
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John Saman, August Saman
Abbott and Kerr, United States. Works Progress Administration, United States Postal Service
Washington (D.C.), Minnesota—Minneapolis, Illinois—Chicago, Minnesota—Minnehaha Falls, United States—Hoover Dam, Washington (State)—Coulee Dam
Great Depression, Prohibition
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Oral History | United States History
Branigan, Gertrude Allman, "Oral Interview of Gertrude Allman Branigan" (1974). Oral Interviews. 46.