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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Renfroe, Delane, 1937-. Oral History Interview, 2007

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Renfroe, Delane, 1937-. Oral History Interview, 2007.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1729

Renfroe, Delane, 1937-. Oral History Interview, 2007. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1729. 1 folder, 2 audiocassette tapes, and 1 CD duplicate of the audiocassette.


The Delane Renfroe collection consists of two audiocassette tapes, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and a biographical form and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Renfroe and Marsha Danielson in January 2007. Renfroe attended Minnesota State Teachers College in 1955 years for two years and Mankato Commercial College. In this interview, Renfroe talks about her family, her experience as a student at Minnesota State Teachers College, and her experience as an employee at Minnesota State University.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Tell Your MSU Story Oral History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Biographical Note:

Delane Renfroe was born April 21, 1937 in Saint Peter, Minnesota. She graduated from Saint Peter High School in 1955 before attending Mankato State Teachers College for two years. She left before graduating and eventually completed her secretarial training at Mankato Commercial College. Renfroe worked at Mankato State Teachers College as a secretary for the Physical Plant office (1968-1977) and a senior clerk typist at the Library (1977-1985). She was very involved in the unions on the college campus. Renfroe married her husband Dick in 1961 and they have three children, all of whom have attended Mankato State University at one point.


There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Renfroe, Delane, 1937-. Oral History Interview, 2007. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1729, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Delane Renfroe donated this collection on January 9, 2007.

Processed By:

Mee Xiong processed this collection in September 2015.

Related Collections:

Visit the Tell Your MSU Story website for a list of all interviews completed as part of this project.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Renfroe, Delane, 1937-, interviewee.
Renfroe, Delane, 1937---Interviews.
Danielson, Marsha, interviewer.
Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1729



Oral History Interview, Audiocassettes, 2007



Audio CD, 2007



Biographical information and interview outline, 2007