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Baby Boom Generation (1946-1964)
South Saint Paul
Date of Interview
South Saint Paul, Saint Paul, 1958
Oral History | Psychology
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Susan Schmidt is a Caucasian female born on April 30, 1958. She is the youngest of six siblings. Her father worked in the water department of South St. Paul, as a deputy sheriff, and as an aide on the psychiatric ward of a veteran's home. Her mother was a stay-at-home mom. They lived on the North end of South St Paul. She grew up with a unique religious background. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Schmidt discusses growing up in her family home near a memorial site for the remains of the last group of Kaposia Indians. She recalls living with crows, which her mother loved. Schmidt tells the story of her childhood home being haunted by the previous owner's son. Later in the interview, she recalls the influential teachers throughout her elementary to high school career. Lastly, Schimdt discusses the prejudice in her neighborhood.
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Luker, Julie M., "Susan Schmidt" (2023). Saint Paul and Surrounding Area. 81.