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Real, Jennifer, 1986-. Oral History Interview, 2007.

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Real, Jennifer, 1986-. Oral History Interview, 2007.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1757

Real, Jennifer, 1986-. Oral History Interview, 2007 SMHC Manuscript Collection 1757. 2 folders.


The Jennifer Real collection consists of a biographical form and an audio CD and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Real and David Engen in October 2007. Real attended Minnesota State University, Mankato from 2005-2009. In this interview, Real talks about her earliest Minnesota State Mankato memories, the differences between the two colleges she attended, her academic career, her favorite professors, and how college aids in self-discovery.

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:

Jennifer Real was born Jan. 23, 1986 in Des Moines, Iowa. She attended high school at James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia, and then Osseo Senior High in Osseo, Minnesota in 2004. After graduating, Real attended Waldorf College in Forest City, Iowa from 2004 to 2005. Real transferred to Minnesota State University, Mankato where she majored in speech communication and mass communication with a public relations emphasis. She planned to graduate in 2009.


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:

Real, Jennifer, 1986-. Oral History Interview, 2007. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1757, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Jennifer Real donated this collection on October 16, 2007.

Processed By:

An archives student worker processed this collection in Spring 2012.
Mee Xiong updated the finding aid May 2016.

Related Collections:

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

LCSH Subject Headings:

Real, Jennifer, 1986-, interviewee.
Real, Jennifer, 1986---Interviews.
Engen, David, interviewer.
Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1757



Biographical information, 2007



Oral History Interview, Audio CD, 2007



Oral History Interview, Transcript, 2007