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History of Business Development in Duluth oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S2376

Scope and Contents

The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth area businesses and labor unions. Narrators comment, where appropriate, on the founding and growth of carious businesses or labor organizations, the formation of corporate policies, labor – management relations, urban renewal, union philosophy and strategy, government regulation, binding arbitrations, and the relationship of business and labor political and civic affairs. Barbara Sommer conducted the interviews for the project which was sponsored by Northeast Minnesota Historical Center.

The collection consists of audiorecordings of the interviews and typed indexes to the topics covered in the recordings. Please see individual entries for each interview; titles include participants' names and the name of the project.

Participants and Interview Dates:

John Andresen, August 25, 1980

Samuel F. Atkins, August 13, 1980

Christian F. Beukema, July 31, 1980

John C. Hunner, February 4, 1981

Arthur C. Josephs, October 15, 1980

Alex Kyyhkynen, January 14, 1981

Sylvester Laskin, September 9, 1980

Frederick C. Lewis, August 28, 1980

Robert Livingston, September 30, 1980

Odin S. Ramsland, August 6, 1980

Kenneth Ramsli, November 19, 1980

Rudolph T. Smith, December 2, 1980

Conrad Stephenson, September 11, 1980

William R. Stephenson, September 11, 1980

John E. Swanstrom, August 26, 1980

A. W. "Lon" Taylor, Jr., November 4, 1980

Stephen Wisocki, September 17, 1980

Dates

  • 1980-1981

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth area businesses and labor unions. Narrators comment, where appropriate, on the founding and growth of carious businesses or labor organizations, the formation of corporate policies, labor – management relations, urban renewal, union philosophy and strategy, government regulation, binding arbitrations, and the relationship of business and labor political and civic affairs. Barbara J. Sommer conducted the interviews for the project which was sponsored by Northeast Minnesota Historical Center.

Extent

30.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth area businesses and labor unions. Narrators comment, where appropriate, on the founding and growth of carious businesses or labor organizations, the formation of corporate policies, labor – management relations, urban renewal, union philosophy and strategy, government regulation, binding arbitrations, and the relationship of business and labor political and civic affairs.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

Physical Description

The collection is approximately 27.5 hours long total.

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library.
Title
Guide to the History of Business Development in Duluth oral history interviews
Author
Finding Aid Authors: B. Sommer.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526