Larsmont, Minnesota oral history project
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of three interviews on five cassette tapes and corresponding transcriptions: Gordy and Magda Hendrickson, March 30, 1981, have always lived in Larsmont; a second interview with Gordy and Magda Hendrickson on April 23, 1981; Ted Whalberg spoke June 3, 1981 about the history of his family of Larsmont. The speakers discuss houses, jobs, schools, marriage, and how life has changed. The 90-minute tapes are clear and audible. The narrators answer the questions of "Bill" who is Raymond W. Hermanson.
- Creation: 1981
- Hermanson, Raymond W. (Person)
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
Raymond W. "Bill" Hermanson conducted oral history interviews with Larsmont, Minnesota residents as a part of his master's degree work at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
Larsmont Minnesota, a railroad station between Knife River and Two Harbors, in Lake county, was first settled in 1888, on the shores of Lake Superior between Duluth and Two Harbors. The original settlers were from Norway, Sweden and Finland. Logging was the first industry in Larsmont followed by commercial fishing and boat building.
6.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection consists of three interviews on five cassette tapes and corresponding transcriptions: Gordy and Magda Hendrickson, March 30, 1981, have always lived in Larsmont; a second interview with Gordy and Magda Hendrickson on April 23, 1981; Ted Whalberg spoke June 3, 1981 about the history of his family of Larsmont.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-726-8526.
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.
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Collecting Area Details
Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001