Michelle Klees papers
11 oral history transcripts produced in conjunction with MA thesis "Persevering Endurance: Latvians in Minnesota, U of Northern Colorado, 2002. The interviews conducted by Michelle Klees between 2000 and 2001 focus on the experiences of Latvian displaced persons after WWII and their immigration to the United States. Covered are also Latvian traditions, the issue of maintaining one's ethnic culture after resettlement, and the activities of the Latvian American community in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
- Klees, Michelle (Person)
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The collection of 11 oral histories was compiled by Michelle Klees during her research for a graduate thesis, "Persevering Endurance: Latvia to Minnesota", submitted at the University of Northern Colorado in May 2002 (a copy was also donated to the Center and added to the IHRC Latvian American print collection).
- Displaced persons Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Family life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Latvian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Religious life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Social life and customs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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