A. Webber Borchers' Oral History

Dublin Core

Title

A. Webber Borchers' Oral History

Subject

A. Webber Borchers
Borchers family history
Lincoln history
Illini mascot origins
city government
World War II
State Legislature
Boy Scouts

Description

This is the oral history of A. Webber Borchers. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell in 1981. The interview is in 4 parts, and covers his family history, the story of Lincoln in Macon County, his time as Chief Illiniwek, his time in the Armed Forces during World War II, his time in legislature, and as a Boy Scout troop leader.

Creator

Interviewee: A. Webber Borchers
Interviewer: Betty Turnell

Source

A. Webber Borchers

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

1981

Contributor

Betty Turnell

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

unknown

Format

.mp3

Language

English

Type

oral history

Identifier

OH8

Coverage

Decatur history - early 20th century

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

A. Webber Borchers

Interviewee

Betty Turnell

Location

A. Webber Borcher's house, Decatur, IL

Transcription

yes, see pdf

Original Format

cassette recording

Duration

1st recording: 01:36:53
2nd recording: 01:34:41
3rd recording: 27:45
4th recording: 10:40

Bit Rate/Frequency

unknown

Time Summary

unknown

Collection

Citation

Interviewee: A. Webber Borchers Interviewer: Betty Turnell, “A. Webber Borchers' Oral History,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 7, 2021, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/203.