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This oral history interview, conducted by Don Holsinger and Sondra Bandy of Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, details the experiences of Henry Cooprider. Cooprider, a resident of Inman, Kansas, recalls his experience growing up in Kansas and the treatment he endured while the U.S. was at war with Germany during World War I. On one occasion, Henry's brother George was tarred and feathered by a mob in response to their father's earlier refusal to buy Liberty Bonds. Shortly after the incident, Henry was sent to Camp Funston as a Conscientious Objector.

Creator: Bethany College (Lindsborg, Kan.)
Date: 1970s

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Cooprider's recollections are an invaluable piece of Kansas's past that can be used to help students understand the difficulties that many German Americans in Kansas faced during World War I.

KS: 11th: 1.7.: challenges Germans Americans faced in Kansas during World War I

Item Number: 213569
Call Number: K 325.3, M527, MSS. No.1, Henry Cooprider Oral History Interview
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213569

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