Interview with Thelma "Tee" Bergman, March 29, 2022
Project: League of Women Voters Oral History Project
Interview SummaryBergman describes growing up on a farm in Ohio. Both of her parents worked on the farm, she worked on the farm, and so did her 7 siblings. Bergman went to the University of Dayton and got a Bachelor's in Elementary Education. She worked as an educator for 9 years, three of those spent in Germany with the D.O.D., then got a Master's in Library Science and taught in the Fayette County Public School district for 35 years. In her retirement, she has been active in the League of Women Voters and other volunteering positions in the community. As part of her work with the League, she helps with candidate forums, naturalization ceremonies, and voter registration.
Interview KeywordOhio Kentucky farm Lexington Fayette Richmond Master's Bachelor's University of Dayton Eastern Kentucky University Germany Department of Defense Education Library Libraries Library Science Elementary education Legislature League of Women Voters Candidate Forums Naturalization Naturalization ceremonies voter registration voting politics political beliefs Vietnam War World War II conservative Jimmy Carter Democrat Republican voting parents siblings Florida gardening volunteering cancer
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Bergman, Thelma Interview by Madison Cissell. 29 Mar. 2022. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Bergman, T. (2022, March 29). Interview by M. Cissell. League of Women Voters Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Bergman, Thelma, interview by Madison Cissell. March 29, 2022, League of Women Voters Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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