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Generation X (1965-1980)
Date of Interview
Frogtown, Saint Paul, 1965
Oral History | Psychology
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Janice Bisch is a Caucasian female born on June 25, 1965. She was born into a family of two sisters and one brother. Her father worked as a mechanic and for the city of Saint Paul. Her mother worked as a secretary at St. Vincent's Church. Bisch grew up in the Saint Paul neighborhood of Frogtown. She was raised with Catholic beliefs and regularly went to church. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Bisch explains how her parents' money-saving habits influence the way she spends money as an adult and the fun, low-budget leisure time activities they did. She reminisces on the Sunday drives she and her family did. Bische recalls how important Catholicism was during her childhood and fondly remembers Sister Rosemary as an influential figure. Lastly, Bische elaborates on the local and global issues she went through in her neighborhood, which included the Vietnam War, illicit crimes, and the Cold War.
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Luker, Julie M., "Janice Bisch" (2023). Saint Paul and Surrounding Area. 84.