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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 84 titled “A Life History of Mania Ritter” which includes interviews conducted by Schmitt with John and Mania Ritter. Mania Ritter discusses her Russian heritage, her experiences in French boarding schools and her life in France during World War II. Includes indexes, interviews on cassette tapes, transcriptions, as well as a paper describing a portion of the interviews. The interviews have been digitized and are in the WKU Sound Archives. The transcripts

are also located in TopSCHOLAR.


European History | Folklore

FA 84 B1 F2 #2 SCHMITT Kimberly Anne.pdf (664 kB)
A Life History of Mania Ritter (paper)