Franziska Heberle oral history interview, 1992.


Franziska Heberle oral history interview, 1992.

Franziska Heberle and her son, Klaus Heberle, discuss her family and childhood in Germany, her husband's academic career in Germany and the United States, the LSU faculty in the 1930s and 1940s, her work as a social worker for the State of Louisiana, her husband's scholarship and work with professional sociological organizations, his influence on Hubert H. Humphrey, and their experiences as Germans in the United States during World War II.

1 sound cassette (1 hour);Transcript (64 leaves)

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