Series SR 1060 - Oral history interview with Bertha Holt, by Jim Strassmaier

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SR 1060

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Oral history interview with Bertha Holt, by Jim Strassmaier

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  • 1992-11-04 - 1992-11-17 (Creation)

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9 Audiocassette (7 hr., 57 min., 9 sec.) + Transcript (220 pp) + 1 black and white contact sheet (4 x 6 in.)
online resource (28 audio files (7 hr., 57 min., 9 sec.) + Transcript (1 PDF file) + Images (4 TIFF files)

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(1904-2000)

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Holt was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1904. She founded the adoption organization Holt International Children's Services with her husband, Harry.

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Bertha "Grandma" Holt talks about the people, places and events in her life: husband, children, living in the Midwest, Great Depression, farm life, move to Oregon, logging, sawmills, her interest in orphan children from Korea and the creation of Holt International Children's Services etc.

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Creative Commons - Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

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  • English

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Oral History Interviews with Bertha Holt, by Jim Strassmaier, 1992 November 4-17, SR 1060, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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Bertha Holt photographs collection, 1924-1950, Org. Lot 1025, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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