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Interview with Rochus Streifel, March 11, 1978
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TitleInterview with Rochus Streifel, March 11, 1978
IntervieweeStreifel, Rochus,1899-1983
InterviewerSpiker, Allen L.
DescriptionInterview conducted by Allen Spiker is almost entirely in German, recounting a number of stories told by Mr. Streifel including about prohibition and a sheriff.
Ordering InformationConsult:
Date of Original1975-03-11
General SubjectEthnic
Subject (LCTGM)Prohibition
Alcoholic beverages
Subject (LCSH)Russian Germans
German language
Personal NameStreifel, Rochus, 1899-1983
Spiker, Allen L.
Streifel family
LocationPierce County (N.D.)
Esmond (N.D.)
Benson County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item NumberMss 371.Cassette 225
Format of OriginalAudio cassettes
TranscriptionNo transcription available for interview.
NotesDigitization done by an outside vendor, using Cassette C225.
The short introduction with the date of the interview omitted when digitized.
Biography/HistoryRochus Streifel was born August 28, 1899 in Pierce County, N.D., son of Thomas and Genevieve (Heisler) Streifel. He married Elizabeth Wolf in 1921 at Selz, N.D. She was born in 1903 in Pierce County. After farming there until 1936 they moved to a farm at Esmond, N.D. In 1951 when they moved into town they operated a grocery store until 1963. They raised eight children. Rochus died in 1983 and Elizabeth in 2001.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionAllen Spiker German Russian Dialect Tapes 371
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineAllen Spiker German Russian Dialect Tapes (Mss 371), Institute for Regional Studies, North Dakota State University, Fargo.
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the Institute by Allen Spiker.
Digital IDRochus_Streifel_1978-05-11
Original SourceDigital audio
Audio Tracks1 track mono
Audio Sample Rate44100 Hz
Data Rate128 kbps
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